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

  • How to Think Before You Speak

How to Think Before You Speak and Why You Need to

By |2020-01-22T16:50:33+02:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

Think before you speak! This age-old adage reminds us that speaking first and thinking second can get us into bother, be it in relationships, or even in our own opinion of ourselves. Indeed, the words we speak don’t just cause a reaction in the here and now. They can also influence how you think and [...]

  • Fear of the Unknown

8 Signs Fear of the Unknown Is Keeping You Stuck in Life and What to Do

By |2020-01-17T09:15:54+02:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

The fear of the unknown could also be seen as a fear of failure. Let’s face it, the unknown may or may not work. That’s the biggest catch. There are those, most of us even, that feel better living an easy convenient life void of too many surprises. Sometimes my life is like that because [...]

  • Mentalism Tricks

6 Mentalism Tricks That Will Allow You to Read People’s Minds

By |2020-01-12T17:18:39+02:00January 12th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Mentalism is everywhere in our lives. Fictional characters such as Sherlock Holmes use mentalism tricks to solve clues. Not to mention the highly successful US TV show – The Mentalist is based around this phenomenon. In addition, UK performer Derren Brown has made a career from using mentalism and performing tricks in his shows. So, [...]

  • Letting Go of Grudges

Why Letting Go of Grudges Is Crucial for Your Happiness and How to Do It

By |2020-01-10T13:33:45+02:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

I think it’s fair to say that we’ve all been wronged in some way. Whether it’s a nasty break-up, betrayal by a friend, or an old school bully, once we hold a grudge against them, it’s hard to let go. Letting go of grudges is good for our health, but it’s hard to do. We [...]

  • Toxic Mental Habits

8 Toxic Mental Habits That Mess Up Your Life without You Even Knowing

By |2019-12-30T21:02:25+02:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Mental habits are often established over time. Thus, you often don’t even know that you have these habits and how they can mess up your life without you realizing that. Here are some of the key mental habits that harm your life – and what to do about them! 1. Listening to self-doubt Your inner [...]

  • how to stop complaining

How to Stop Complaining All the Time with 4 No-Nonsense Strategies

By |2019-12-26T23:25:11+02:00January 3rd, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

We are all guilty of complaining. Busy schedules, bad weather and stress mount up and cause us to lose sight of the positives around us. Focusing on the negatives, and compounding this by complaining only worsens our mood and outlook. The more we complain, the more problems we perceive. Knowing that it is healthy to [...]

  • Negative Thought Patterns

5 Negative Thought Patterns and How to Challenge Them

By |2019-12-26T21:36:36+02:00January 1st, 2020|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

They say that happiness is a state of mind - but what if your mind is your own worst enemy? Sometimes it can feel like our own brain is turning against us, assailing us with negative thought patterns that impede us from living a full and fulfilling life. What Are Negative Thought Patterns? These are [...]

  • feeling invisible

Are You Feeling Invisible? How to Overcome It and Feel Seen Again

By |2019-12-29T13:52:38+02:00December 29th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

I’ve been in this place – feeling invisible, and it’s actually worse than being bullied. How can we deal with this? Maybe as a child, I didn’t feel completely invisible because I remember hiding from abuse. But as a young married adult with a baby, I did feel this way. I remember nights alone with [...]