Jonathan Fields I’ve always been a big believer in two concepts. One, that each voice counts. And, two, that just as we benefit from the gifts of society, we are similarly beholden to give back in some way, no matter how small, no matter how immediate. Today is the first-ever Blog Action Day, where thousands of bloggers will unite to speak on the same topic–the environment–to their individual communities and, in doing so, unite all into a single worldwide community that numbers in the millions.
Roadmap/Checklist for the Toolkit We often hear from people who feel overwhelmed by stress, family, work and relationship problems, health challenges, and painful emotions. They’ve tried many approaches to help themselves feel better, but they just can’t seem to follow through, or what they’ve done hasn't helped them enough. If this sounds familiar, you know that it’s all too easy to become discouraged when you’re stuck. How to be less shy when meeting new people Rachel Pictor Roberts's image for: "Coping with Shyness" Caption: Location: Image by: Meeting new people can be a terrifying experience – even confident individuals sometimes fall prey to the dry mouth and sweaty palms that precede parties and other social events!
Meditation Meditation is a practice in which an individual trains the mind or induces a mode of consciousness, either to realize some benefit or as an end in itself. The term meditation refers to a broad variety of practices (much like the term sports) that includes techniques designed to promote relaxation, build internal energy or life force (qi, ki, prana, etc.) and develop compassion, love, patience, generosity and forgiveness. A particularly ambitious form of meditation aims at effortlessly sustained single-pointed concentration single-pointed analysis, meant to enable its practitioner to enjoy an indestructible sense of well-being while engaging in any life activity. Meditation may involve generating an emotional state for the purpose of analyzing that state—such as anger, hatred, etc. Etymology
Shyness Shyness (also called diffidence) is the feeling of apprehension, lack of comfort, or awkwardness especially when a person is in proximity to other people. This commonly occurs in new situations or with unfamiliar people. Shyness can be a characteristic of people who have low self-esteem. Stronger forms of shyness are usually referred to as social anxiety or social phobia. Self Awareness Download Four FREE Self Mastery Sessions Self Awareness is having a clear perception of your personality, including strengths, weaknesses, thoughts, beliefs, motivation, and emotions. Self Awareness allows you to understand other people, how they perceive you, your attitude and your responses to them in the moment. We might quickly assume that we are self aware, but it is helpful to have a relative scale for awareness. If you have ever been in an auto accident you may have experienced everything happening in slow motion and noticed details of your thought process and the event.
Business and Life Tips for Introverts and Shy, by Patricia Weber What a pleasant surprise to receive an invitation to Blog Hop! When I first heard the term a couple of years ago I thought, “Wow, that sounds fun. I wonder if it’s like one of my favorite childhood games, hop scotch?” Enjoy “hopping” to the different blogs featured here. 8 Steps To Continuous Self-Motivation Many of us find ourselves in motivational slumps that we have to work to get out of. Sometimes it’s like a continuous cycle where we are motivated for a period of time, fall out and then have to build things back up again. A good way to be continuously self-motivated is to implement something like these 8 steps from Ian McKenzie. Keep a positive attitude: There’s is nothing more powerful for self-motivation than the right attitude.
Overcoming Shyness All my life I’ve been an inwardly directed person. While some people like to think out loud, I prefer to process the world internally, answer my own questions, and come to a conclusion before speaking up. This personality trait has benefits and drawbacks. Act As Per Your Strength Strength is one of the most important components to be considered while creating a plan. Anyone, who is well aware about his strength and weaknesses; and of his opponent (or friend) is very likely to win (or at least survive) in almost every situation. It will be best in your interest, neither to underestimate nor to overestimate own strength or of others. * It is extremely important that we accept reality and act accordingly. The simple truth is that a stronger man/organization can subdues the weaker one. It’s not about being right or being wrong, but is about being strong.
edge of david I’ve been seeing a rise in the usage of .co as a domain name extension. Does your extension really matter and why are people choosing .co over .com anyways? First off, the concept of domain extensions already confuses (or bores!) Be Your Own Strength ” महात्मना परेण साहसमं न कर्तव्यम् ” is one of the very important chanakya sutra. In hindi it means ” महात्मा पुरुष दूसरो के साहस पर भरोस न करे ” and in English language it means “Good men should not depend on the strength/valor of others“. The very clear message of this inspirational quote is that a man is has a responsibility towards his objectives and therefore he must bear that responsibility. How to Recover From An Embarrassing Moment Here’s how to redeem yourself after an embarrassing moment strikes. We’ve all had our share of embarrassing moments. (Basically, if I’m conscious I’m embarrassing myself in some form.)