Tag: People

Want to Change the World? Change Yourself First – The Rest Will Follow

We, humans, are extremely fascinating. On the one hand, we may believe that a single person cannot make a difference in the world. We think that a single person recycling materials, using less water, eating less meat or making a small donation, will not solve anything. But on the other hand, history has shown that it is always the individual that does incredible things. One person can lead thousands or even millions of people. Albert Einstein, Gandhi, Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, Bill Gates and a countless amount of others are all examples of how an individual can make a huge difference in the world.

Unfortunately though, if you look more deeply into human behavior, it is obvious that we prefer controlling and changing others, as opposed to changing ourselves. We can dictate, but we rarely listen. So does this really create the changes that we so much we need in the world?

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What to Do When Someone Is Better Than You? – Dealing with Jealousy

Dealing with jealousy… Let’s face it, it’s one of the most difficult feelings to handle and one of the most poisonous ones as well. While a feeling, such as anger, is very destructive to us, we at least know that it’s wrong to be angry in most situations. Jealousy, on the other hand, is a lot more subtle.

Unlike anger, we may feel that we have all the reasons to be jealous, which takes us even further from the truth. It is a poison that prevents us from thinking rationally, and as a result, deteriorates us.

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Learn to Give and Get Constructive Criticism the Right Way

Life without criticism is not life, especially when you are trying to develop and improve yourself. In fact, criticism is one of the biggest factors pushing us to change. The only problem with it is that often we are attacked with criticism when we do not need it. At other times, criticism is nothing more than a “diss” aimed to hurt us. This is called destructive criticism. As a result, we want to defend ourselves whenever we are criticized, even when real constructive criticism is offered.

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