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Posts for Month: May 2020

Ways to Take Control of Your Life

There is a common idea that “life is a rollercoaster” with many ups and downs. It is true that life does have its ups and downs, but it doesn’t have to be out of control. This perception may lead to accepting more volatility than you really need to if you know how to take control of your life. 

Set Boundaries

One of the most important aspects of being able to control your own life is to set boundaries around your time regarding others. Yes, you help your kids, parents, spouse, and so forth but you don’t have to be everything and do ...

Ways to Improve Your Strategic Thinking Skills

Having the ability to think strategically maximizes your problem-solving skills. When you improve your strategic thinking skills, you’ll enable yourself to be able to plan any part of your life, business, or job logically and quickly. You’ll be able to use your mind to make better decisions that align with your values and the intent you have for the situation. 

Keep Your Mind Open 

Being open-minded doesn’t mean that you’re being gullible. When you open your mind to new perspectives, it allows you to see additional, innovative ways to accomplish something or reach your goal. These new discoveries enable you make well-informed ...

12 Secrets of Managing Stress

There is no way to get around it, but life involves stress sometimes. There is good stress and bad stress. For example, if you’re planning a massive event for your business that’s good stress, if your child gets the flu the night of your work party, that’s bad stress. 

Both types of stress can cause issues in your health and mental state without even realizing it. There are ways to manage stress and mitigate it, so it’s not as likely to affect things negatively. 

    1. Think Positively – Learning how to turn negative thoughts into positive ones can cut down ...

Reasons You Need to Have a Life Vision Statement

Many people move through life without a plan and somehow end up in a good place. But far more people go through life without a plan and end up not being happy with where they are. If you really want to like where you end up, craft a life vision statement to guide you through your life successfully.

Oprah Winfrey’s Vision Statement: “To be a teacher. And to be known for inspiring my students to be more than they thought they could be.”

When you see her statement, you may be confused because she’s not a teacher in the traditional sense. However, ...

How to Use Positive Affirmations to Change Yourself

Positive affirmations are self-talk designed to reprogram your subconscious and boost your vibration frequency. It might seem strange to do but think about the fact that you probably currently use negative self-talk all the time. 

How many times have you done something and called yourself stupid or looked in the mirror and allowed negative thoughts coming to mind? Probably more than you even realize. Negative self-talk affects your confidence, lowers your good vibrations, and places the focus of your life on the wrong things. 

To change yourself, you can use positive affirmations about any issue you want to change. To use positive ...

How to Be More Trustworthy and Trusting

One way to get more out of life and to become an influential person who is trustworthy is to be someone who has high moral standards and values and demonstrate that fact with your actions. The best thing about that is that the more trustworthy you are, the more trusting you will become. 

Know Your Core Values

It’s hard to make decisions if you don’t know what you want your core values to be. For example, if you believe in peace, justice, and generosity as a core value, you can ask yourself before any choice whether the decision aligns with those values ...

How Do I Tap into My Creative Mind?

When people think about “creativity,” often they are thinking about typical things we all view as creative such as writing a novel, painting a masterpiece, writing a song, decorating a home or other thing that is seen as artful. However, creativity is much more than art. 

If you want to tap into your creative mind, you’ll need first to accept that you have a creative mind, even if you’re not artistic or musical. Tap into your creative mind with these tips. 

Start a Journal 

Journals are fantastic at helping you analyze any situation so that you can come up with new solutions. There ...