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75 Affirmations for Personal Development

75 Affirmations for Personal Development
Affirmations are one way to develop new beliefs that can eventually become second-nature. Every morning or evening we can repeat these affirmations with a clear and focused mind, and with practice these beliefs can take hold inside our brains. One caveat, however, is to make sure that the affirmations you repeat to yourself are congruent with reality, and aligned with your core values. I’ve seen many people come up with delusional affirmations and then attempt to ingrain them into their minds. Please be aware of the meaning and intention behind the affirmation before you decide to “program it” into your mind. The following is just a list of suggestions on some of the affirmations you may want to practice. I recommend only practicing 1 or 2 affirmations at a time. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. Related:  intelligence collectiveintelligent emotions

Types of Intelligence-IQ, EQ,MQ,BQ Howard Gardner’s seven types of intelligence guide us in selecting child specific teaching methods and career. There are other types of intelligence which parents and teachers should develop in children, to prepare them to face the world independently. Earlier psychologists termed this as “Social intelligence”- the ability to get along with other people. Usually we feel that a child with a high IQ (Intelligence Quotient- measurement of intelligence) will have a bright future. But there are many examples in the real world where we find that people who had been average students are more succesful and happy with their life and career. What is Intelligence? Intelligence is the capacity of a person to understand, learn and apply knowledge. When we talk of IQ, we generally consider technical intelligence or the logical reasoning skills, where no emotions are involved. Emotional Intelligence Talk and explain to the child the different types of emotions we feel. Moral Intelligence

The Thought-Patterns of Success - Elizabeth Grace Saunders by Elizabeth Grace Saunders | 1:50 PM April 30, 2012 Your passion for your career can sabotage your attempts to succeed. When you go from feeling energized, excited and in control of your work to feeling an overwhelming compulsion to achieve and produce, you’ve tipped from helpful harmonious passion into harmful obsessive passion. But when you’ve grown accustomed to operating from a state of obsessive passion, you may want to act differently, but you just don’t know how. Fortunately, there is hope. If you think you might have fallen into the trap of obsessive passion, go through this list and ask yourself: Do I agree with any of the harmful thought patterns? If the answer is “yes,” you can incorporate more helpful thought patterns into your life through these types of activities: If you have been able to free yourself to achieve without becoming relentlessly driven, let us know how you succeeded in the comments.

7 Fundamental Truths about Personal Development Before we can really lock into meaningful personal development and create the life we truly desire, there are a number of basic concepts that must be accepted. In personal development, as in any other field, there are fundamental truths that exist. If we want to experience optimal results, we need to understand and fully embrace those truths. While the existence of these personal development truths may be generally accepted on an intellectual level, more than acknowledgment is required. This seems to be one of the major differences between people who make things happen in life, and those who can’t figure out why things are the way they are. “I know” doesn’t get it done! If you have ever raised a teenager, you are probably familiar with the phrase “I know.” Many people who know the following 7 personal development truths are not getting the results they would like for this very reason. 7 basics personal development truths 1) Always take responsibility for your life. Is there more?

Accuracy of Self-Knowledge How pathetically scanty my self-knowledge is compared with, say, my knowledge of my room. There is no such thing as observation of the inner world, as there is of the outer world. ~ Kafka Social psychologists and other mortals are hypnotized by the Delphic demand to Know thyself. Social psychology supports a cottage industry dedicated to the case of human ignorance. What to make of a correlation of .3? Yet, many people think the accuracy correlation should be higher. Zell & Krizan’s finding that the average accuracy correlation is .3 is interesting, but of little theoretical relevance. In sum, Zell & Krizan provide and interesting, if theoretically bland, overview and integration of the voluminous literature on the accuracy of self-perception.

The Free Online Business Card Maker 7 Reasons to Love the New Scoop.itScoop You may have noticed (or maybe not, because they are so awesome to use) that we recently rolled out some big changes to the Scoop.it platform. Firstly, don’t panic. Secondly. you’re going to love them. The changes are all awesome; giving you more control over the look and feel of your topic pages, deeper access to your social networks and more seamless connections between your various social properties. I’d like to lay out 7 reasons to love the new Scoop.it to help with the transition. Insight: We value your thoughts on the content you curate. As always, we actively encourage feedback on our platform. In the meantime, we hope you enjoy the changes to the platform! P.S.

Does Shopping Make Us Happy? Last night I was talking with Daniel Goleman about our upcoming webinar during the 24EQ Virtual Conference — his session is leveraging emotional intelligence to create environmental and business sustainability. Here’s how to sign up – - some seats are still available and the event is free. I highly recommend this! Dan mentioned that people who are happier consume less. Yet so often people talk about “retail therapy” and how shopping makes them feel better. But Goleman’s data suggests otherwise. I suspect that people, especially women in this case, are being “sold a bill of goods” along with the shoes — with a pervasive message that the yearning we feel from a void in meaning and connection is a signal to shop. Related About the author - Joshua Freedman Joshua is one of the world’s preeminent experts on developing emotional intelligence to create positive change.

Top 100 Personal Development Blogs Personal development can affect all aspects of your life, from controlling your negative thoughts to gaining the self-confidence to excel at work. If you’re in need of some inspiration to get you on the right road to improving yourself, the Internet is full of blogs that can offer guidance, advice and support to aid you in your journey. We’ve brought together 100 here, in no particular order, to help you get started. Must Read These are some of the most popular personal development blogs out there, so make sure to add them to your bookmarks. Work Development Learn to take control of your career and get things on the right track with a little help from these work-related sites. Get Organized It’s hard to get much accomplished when you’re living in clutter. Financial Development These blogs will help you get your finances in order and put your mind at ease. Coaches and Consultants Get some advice from these professionals in personal development. Self-Improvement Productivity Miscellaneous

Wild Mood Swings - Surf the web on a whim. (C) Sean McManus <p style="font-size:x-large;">Oh no! You don't have Javascript enabled. Please <a href=" Javascript now</a> or the only moods you'll experience will be boredom and frustration.</p><hr noshade> Pick your mood, click the button and Wild Mood Swings will open an appropriate website in a new window. What is Wild Mood Swings? It's a simple game and online web experience: you select a mood from the pull-down list, click on 'take me away' and it'll whisk you away to an appropriate site. Each time you reload the page or click the shuffle moods link, the moods are sorted into a different order, adding an additional element of serendipity. What do I need to work it? Some of the links will take you to sites that require the Flash plug-in or Chrome browser. If it's not working, it's possible you have a pop-up blocker installed that is stopping Wild Mood Swings from opening your destination site in a new window. Why was it developed? When was it launched?

Too Awkward The Wisdom Academy - Consciousness Studies Consciousness Studies This is a relatively new area of inquiry in the academic world. However, known as the “perennial philosophy,” its roots date back to the ancient Vedas of India and Taoist wisdom teachings of China. Even before that, it was the essence of various shamanic rituals found in tribal cultures across the globe. Today, it is an emerging interdisciplinary field offered in universities in the West, embracing psychology, philosophy, spirituality, anthropology, history, neuroscience, and cognitive science, as well as gender and race studies. A growing number of colleges in the US, Europe, and South America now offer masters degrees in Consciousness Studies, and a handful of universities offer interdisciplinary doctoral programs involving science, philosophy, and religion. As with all advanced degree programs, which can take from two to six years of dedicated study, three common obstacles need to be overcome: time, cost, and commitment. Personal Mentorships

New Data Reveals How To Attract And Retain Your Best Staff As you sit at your desk today, two-thirds of the team around you are either looking for a new job or have every intention of doing so later this year. That's just one of the findings from the Kelly Global Workforce Index, key stats from which are presented in the following Infographic. What grabbed my attention is the data about different generations. Baby boomers quite clearly gain career fulfilment in different ways to the younger generations.

What your ego is and how to stop it from obscuring your inner peace and unconditional love Editor’s Note: There is often some confusion between this definition of the ego and Freud’s definition. This is addressed in The Confusion About Ego. This is your consciousness and your awareness. It is beautiful, perfect, and peaceful. It is the “I” inside you, the “I” that controls your body, mind, and emotions. This is what covers your inner peace. (Now that I’ve got your awe and attention with my stupendous Photoshop skills, I’d like to add that this is a seriously long post – nearly 6000 words. Note: I’ve also split this post up into pages, so don’t forget to read the other pages! What are these blotches that mar your perfection? They represent the little things that you take for who you are: Your likes, dislikes, loves, hatreds. But what is your personality? These are all part of your personality. Stop the thoughts before they overtake you.

21 Things Lucky People Do Differently Get Healthy Living Newsletters: Did you ever look at someone and think, "He is so lucky. He has money, he's in a great relationship and wow -- what a great career, being able to travel like that?" I've done it too. And as my mind entertained this thought, I would find myself in an often depressing place overthinking about reasons why I wasn't as successful as "that guy." I wasn't so lucky. But as I grew in my career and in my life and by meeting lots of people from all over the world in so many walks of life, I made this profound realization: Sure, we can be born into it and fall into it. As I thought about my own journey of learning to deal with uncertainty these days, I realized that in the absence of luck being granted to us by the lottery of birth, we all can get a chance to get lucky. Here are 21 reasons why some people get lucky in life: Lucky people... Work hard... quietly.

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