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How to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone with 7 No-Nonsense Techniques

By |2019-10-21T14:50:08+03:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

As much as it may pain us to do it, stepping out of our comfort zone is where we find growth. Remaining where we feel comfortable often leads us to miss out on important and exciting opportunities. This can lead to both regrets and being trapped in the same routine. If you’ve had enough of [...]

Ennui: an Emotional State You’ve Experienced but Didn’t Know the Name for

By |2019-10-20T12:06:21+03:00October 20th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Ennui (pronounced on-we) is a word we’ve stolen from the French language and literally translates to “Boredom” in English. While the translation is quite simple though, the meaning we’ve given it is much more complex. It describes a much deeper feeling than that of being bored. Moreover, you’ve probably felt it before even if you [...]

Why Your Internal Dialogue Is More Important Than You Think & What It Reveals

By |2019-10-15T23:30:59+03:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , |

You know the voice inside your head that chats to you when everything is quiet? That’s your internal dialogue. It may speak a little differently for everyone, but we all have one. Also known as your inner voice, your internal monologue or your consciousness. It is a fundamental part of human thought processing and is [...]

6 Signs of Low Emotional Intelligence and How It Distorts Your Perception & Behavior

By |2019-10-14T18:12:10+03:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

High emotional intelligence is increasingly being linked to overall life success. Rather than the standard cognitive intelligence (IQ) test, research suggests that emotional intelligence (or ‘EQ’) is more important in determining an individual’s success when it comes to work, relationships and general well-being. On the flip side, low emotional intelligence can be inhibiting and distort [...]

When Feeling Like a Failure, Remember These 8 Things

By |2019-10-03T15:01:03+03:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Have you been feeling like a failure lately? Well, there are several things you must remember. I must admit, sometimes I do feel this way. I think back on the past decisions I’ve made in the past and realize some of them were probably far from my best. The thing is, those things are done, [...]

7 Self-Defeating Behaviors of the Perfectionist Personality and How to Stop

By |2019-09-29T14:19:14+03:00September 29th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you know anyone with the perfectionist personality? Well, you might recognize them from their unique behavior. Those who have a perfectionist personality don’t necessarily have a positive view of themselves. Of course, this depends on whether were speaking of adaptive or maladaptive perfectionism, which are two different forms of the behavior. While some are [...]

Shaolin Monk Training and 5 Powerful Life Lessons Learned from It

By |2019-09-28T12:48:32+03:00September 28th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you are looking for more control in your life, both physical and mentally, look into Shaolin monk training. We know martial arts for their ability to not only build physical strength but also mental strength. All the different styles require the highest levels of discipline. Students learn that the skills received are more about [...]

The Evolutionary Roots of Our Stress Response and What We Can Learn Today

By |2019-09-26T14:06:05+03:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

When is the last time you heard of a group of people passing away from the flu? How about a village of mothers not surviving childbirth? Or maybe a couple on a walk devoured by a lion? Probably not soon, and if so, not often. So what has this got to do with the stress [...]