22 Killer Personal Development Resources You're Missing Out On. You’ve got the personal development itch once again.
You know the feeling. Maybe you want to be more productive, finally tackle that goal of yours, or start waking up earlier. So you go to Google or your favorite personal development blogs. Maybe if you still haven’t found what you’re looking for you try searching for a Youtube video or ask your Facebook friends if they know of any good sites. And that’s it. Awakened Millionaire Activation — Wealth Trigger - Dr. Joe Vitale and Dr. Steve G. Jones. The Gratitude Attitude Builder – ah! Positive Publishing.
Is your Inner Motivational Speaker, like, nice to you? Because interior tone matters so very much. We all have a voice in our heads telling us what to do.
Pick a motivational ‘ism, (it doesn’t really matter which one): Feel the fear and do it anyway. Decide to rise. Do what ordinary people fear. No pain, no gain. Really, nothing wrong with any of those dictums. Like all communication, it’s THE TONE that makes the difference. Is your inner motivational voice shouting or whispering? Maintenance mode. How to Start Setting Boundaries and Prioritizing Your Needs. “You teach people how to treat you by what you allow, what you stop, and what you reinforce.”
~Tony Gaskins I highly value being loyal, honest, empathetic, and supportive. I am also partial to advocating for the underdog. As a result, I have historically attempted to be a ‘hero’ in situations of difficulty, tension, conflict, or stress. I take pride in being the person who others can turn to for support, guidance, and empathy after an upsetting experience. When a friend was going through a troublesome period, I literally dropped everything to race to her and give her a hand. I often answered the phone late at night when this friend was having a crisis. I would fall prey to her criticism and insults when she was distressed and seemingly needed a ‘punching bag,’ or when I didn’t respond as quickly or as perfectly as she desired.
A Simple Guide to Self-Care. The “self-care” tag on Tumblr is a really sweet place.
It’s like if you were walking outside in a thunderstorm, umbrella-less, and you walked into a café filled with plush armchairs, wicker baskets full of flowers, and needlepoints on the walls that say things like “Be kind to yourself” and “You are enough.” It’s jarring, the change in scenery, but nice. It also makes you realize that you’re soaked—you’d almost gotten used to it, out in the storm. Taking care of yourself is not actually a new thing, nor is the idea that you may sometimes need to be reminded to do so.
Just think of all the people on makeover-shows past who were told, “You spend so much time taking care of other people, it’s time to do something for yourself.” But the word “self-care” has popped up a lot in my peripheral Internet vision lately, most recently in a deceptively simple game called You Feel Like Shit: An Interactive Self-Care Guide. The checklist goes something like this: These are the basics. 10 gratitude truths that will change you forever. In case you hadn’t noticed, there is a huge wave of gratitude sweeping the world lately.
People are saying thank you and being more grateful than ever before. Is it because there are more things to be grateful for these days? Probably not. They finally understand that in order to be happy and have more happy things come into our lives we need to be grateful for what we have. The Top 10 Ways to Cultivate Self-Respect. Loving yourself is an essential element for living a present life, and self-respect is a vital aspect of self-love.
The more you respect yourself, the more you are able to love yourself. However, self-respect isn’t always easy to come by. There are a lot of aspects of life that can lure you away from respect. For example, here are a few situations that might tempt you away from respecting yourself: loving someone who doesn’t love you (or who treats you badly); being “successful” but feeling unhappy with your work; wishing you could go back to a past time in your life; thinking you need to have X, Y, or Z to be happy; having people around you who doubt your abilities; wanting things simply because you think you “should” want them; thinking the lives others lead are better than your own; or living or working with people who treat you (or themselves) negatively.
A Simple Trick to Feel Less Anxious & More Confident. “Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.”
~Plato A few weeks ago, I was standing in front of a mirror in the women’s bathroom at work. I could feel the cold sweat down my spine and was angry for not being able to gain a better control of myself. I attempted everything in the book—took deep breaths, closed my eyes, tried to calm down, counted slowly to fifty. No change. My anxiety was still running high, my pulse was rushing, and I looked as a frightened little bird trapped in a cage. No biggie, some would say. As an introvert, though, I shy away from being the centre of attention. Then, I remembered something that I read a while ago. In 2012, at the TED Global conference in Edinburgh, Prof. The main idea is that standing in certain poses, even if we only visualize it, can give us an instant boost of self-esteem, although we may not feel truly confident on the inside.
For instance, forming a “V” with our hands or putting our hands on our hips. About Evelyn Marinoff.