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  • how to handle rejection

How to Handle Rejection the Way Successful People Do

By |2019-12-28T16:33:13+02:00December 28th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Being rejected is a horrible feeling that we can all sympathize with. While some rejections may just hurt a little, others leave long-term scars. Learning how to handle rejection, whether its life-changing or a minor inconvenience, is a valuable life skill to have. Having a toolbox full of strategies to help you handle even the [...]

  • Lowering Your Expectations

How Lowering Your Expectations Can Help You Live a Happier Life

By |2019-12-22T21:21:25+02:00December 22nd, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

We all have certain expectations in our lives. We all thrive to achieve something or become someone. However, at times, we get disappointed because the outcome didn’t match our expectations. It happens with each one of us when things don’t turn out the way we want them to be. The problem is that when our [...]

  • radical acceptance

How Radical Acceptance Can Help You Get Through Life’s Challenges

By |2019-11-01T12:05:42+02:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

There’s nothing wrong with relentlessly chasing after your dreams. But sometimes you have to practice radical acceptance. There are books, presentations, and workshops that help us learn how to chase our dreams and reach certain goals. We are taught to never give up, for the most part. But there comes a time when everything we [...]

  • feeling like a failure

When Feeling Like a Failure, Remember These 8 Things

By |2019-10-03T15:01:03+02:00October 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, [...]

  • perfectionist personality behaviors

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

By |2019-12-28T13:23:33+02:00September 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 [...]

  • i hate my life

‘I Hate My Life’: Why You Might Be Feeling This Way and What to Do

By |2019-09-23T22:35:16+02:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you hate your life? Well, to be honest, there have been times where I wasn’t really happy with mine either. I can see why some people may hate the life that was given to them. That’s because I’ve seen poverty and I’ve seen what horrific pain can do to a person. Many times, I’ve [...]

  • survivorship bias

Survivorship Bias and 4 Examples of How It Can Distort Your Thinking

By |2019-09-13T21:29:04+02:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

There are many cognitive biases that influence our decisions and judgements, but have you ever heard of survivorship bias? I hadn’t until I read about a particular problem and a very clever man who solved it. Survivorship Bias and WWII Fighter Planes Here’s the problem. It’s 1943 and we are in the middle of WWII. [...]

  • Bandura’s Self-Efficacy Theory

What Bandura’s Self-Efficacy Theory Teaches Us about Failure and Success

By |2019-09-05T20:20:04+02:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , |

Bandura’s self-efficacy theory is a widely accepted method in psychology which helps us develop confidence in ourselves. Developed in the late 90s by Albert Bandura, the self-efficacy theory attempts to explain why people deal with challenges differently. Ever wondered why some of us are more apt to deal with failure and setbacks, where others find themselves [...]