Tag: Self-improvement (page 4 of 8)

Short Motivational Stories of Failure and Success That You Must Know

The biggest possible problem that anyone can encounter on the way to success is failure. Taking action and putting yourself into something new and unknown may definitely be challenging for most of us, but it is nowhere near the difficulty of dealing and overcoming failure. We assume that we are ready to tackle any problem that will come our way, but when it actually happens, it turns out to be a whole different story. And the reason why dealing with failure is so hard is not because we don’t know how to handle difficulties, or not only because we don’t know how to handle difficulties, but more so because we fail to anticipate them. Simply put, it hits us when we expect it least.

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25 Personal Development Things to Do When Feeling Lazy, Bored or Blue

Every now and then there are those days when we have too much time on our hands. We do chores around the house, visit the bank, relatives, go for a jog, take out the trash and then we run out of things to do. After that we get into the “couch mode” for hours straight, eating junk food, watching the TV or surfing Youtube, as it is in my case. But isn’t there really anything better to do? Can’t we use that time for personal development, to be productive and to learn something new?

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Understanding Emotional Pain and How to Relieve Stress Effectively, Short and Long-Term

Stress that has been building over time is one of the most uncomfortable and unpleasant feelings that we as humans can experience. Not only stress and emotional pain hurt, but if we don’t take care of them early enough, they will take our health. Therefore, in order not to fall prey to our own emotions, we must learn to understand and to detect those that are destructive early enough, and we must also learn how to relieve stress effectively. In other words, self-awareness is key.

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Why Investing in a Course, Coach or a Mentor Is Your Most Precious Asset

Not so long time ago I decided to start a new online business. It took me some time to choose the business model that I want to pursue, but after finally picking one, there was another big decision that I had to make. I had to find the right people that would teach me everything I needed to know about selling on Amazon.

I am a firm believer that almost nothing in this life can be done well without having a coach or a mentor. Regardless of the field you are trying to get into, you must have someone to show you how to do it. Sports, music, languages, cooking, business, yoga, meditation, etc. – all need a coach or a mentor. Sure, you can do those without someone guiding you, but don’t expect outstanding results. If you are trying to learn a new sport on your own, there is a strong possibility that you will hurt yourself. And if it is an instrument or a language, you are going to have a hard time in the future unlearning the things that you might have learned incorrectly.

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5 Powerful Goal Setting Tools to Spark Your Achievements

The other day I was having a talk with a friend of mine, during which he told me about a problem that he has struggled with for a long time. I listened carefully, and then shared some of the goal setting strategies that I have been implementing for the past couple of years. I explained that goal setting has been a total game changer for me. Whenever I set a new goal, I always give it a date by which it should be achieved, at least partially. If these deadlines are not met, I know that I haven’t done what I have promised myself to do. This makes it very hard to lie to yourself about the made progress, and it pushes you to be a lot more proactive.

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