Personal Development

Do your best to become a happier and better person: tips and techniques to develop your personal qualities and change your attitude

This School Taught Kids Mindful Practices Instead of Giving Them Detention and Here Is What Happened

By | October 25th, 2016|Categories: Education, Education & Technology, Personal Development|Tags: , , , |

Imagine a school where kids are being taught mindful practices. Well... it exists! I wasn’t the best-behaved child in school; in fact, I was one of the first in my year to get a detention, which consisted of writing lines about remembering to do my homework. Writing lines developed into after school detentions, and the [...]

The 4 Jungian Archetypes and Why They Matter in Your Personal and Spiritual Evolution

By | October 24th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

The four Jungian Archetypes can be a powerful tool for spiritual evolution and can help you reach your full potential in life. The psychiatrist and psychotherapist Carl Gustav Jung proposed that everyone’s personality contains elements of four major archetypes. These archetypes provide models for our behavior and influence the way we think and act. Jung labeled [...]

6 Inner Transformation Techniques to Reach Enlightenment

By | October 20th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you are on a journey of inner transformation, these long-term techniques will help you look within yourself and achieve enlightenment. I’ve been torn between two ways of living for most of my adult life. One is the way of comfort, and the other is the life of searching for enlightenment. They are almost stark [...]

How the Power of Self-Acceptance Makes the World Fit around You

By | October 15th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Self-acceptance is the key to feeling more confident, valuable, acceptable and whole just as you are. We all feel the hot rush of shame from time to time, that flash of discomfort that makes us want to hide away and never face the world again. But when these thoughts keep recurring, or when our fear [...]

8 Signs You Are on the Right Track in Life (Even If It Doesn’t Feel This Way)

By | October 6th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

How do you know that you are on the right track in life? Sometimes, life gives us lessons which we have to learn to move on further. These changes may seem too hard to accept. But once you do, you will get a feeling that you are on the right track in life. So if [...]

6 Things People Who Like Being Alone Never Worry About

By | October 5th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Do you like being alone? A lot of people get scared of living alone and being by themselves, but in reality, it can develop you as a person in a lot of different ways, as well as remove a lot of the worries that many people have. This list puts together six of the most [...]

The Fallacy of High Self Esteem: Why Feeling Good about Yourself Is Not Always Good for You

By | September 30th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

High self-esteem, especially in the modern culture, is not a purely good thing as you might believe. A lot of things have to change. Take a ride in a glass elevator, from ground level to rooftop in a single ride. How do you feel? If you’re like most people, you feel – no surprise here [...]

Why It’s Easier to Make Decisions for Others Than for Yourself

By | September 28th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

It is much easier to make decisions for others than to follow the advice we give out so readily. Science reveals the real reason why. But why is it so easy to make decisions for others and yet so exhausting when we try to make good choices ourselves? It seems contradictory that we are able [...]

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