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Why Overcoming Perfectionism Can Be a Real Struggle (and How to Do It)

By |2018-09-26T19:09:28+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

In a world where success is measured by excellence and perfection, it’s easy to see why some people become perfectionists. But living your life to these impossibly high standards is exhausting. So why do we find overcoming perfection so difficult? Before we talk about overcoming perfectionism, let’s start with what perfectionists are, and what they’re [...]

12 Things to Teach Your Children Today to Build a Better Society Tomorrow

By |2018-09-24T16:15:35+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

If you’re a parent or plan to become one in the future, there are some things you have to keep in mind and teach your children since a young age. Why? Because if you raise a child who cares about society, perhaps this world will become a better place to live in. Teach your children [...]

The Deeper Causes of Procrastination No One Talks about

By |2018-09-25T23:37:31+00:00September 19th, 2018|Categories: Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Procrastination is the enemy of an important goal. But we need to understand the causes of procrastination before we can beat it. The causes of procrastination may seem simple, either you don't want to do it, or you keep getting distracted. Sometimes, it can be a little more complicated than that. One of the hardest [...]

How Your Inner Critic Sabotages Your Growth and 5 Strategies to Deal with It

By |2018-09-17T14:21:53+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We all have an inner critic. It is completely natural to have one, but the problem is when it starts to hinder our growth. In a society strongly marked by consumerism, we often have the tendency - in some instances, an exaggerated one - to compare ourselves to our friends, colleagues, etc. This unhealthy habit [...]

What Is Psychological Deflection and How It Might Be Blocking Your Growth

By |2018-09-17T14:58:08+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Psychological deflection is often considered a narcissistic abuse tactic. However, you might be using it too without even knowing. Deflection, by definition, is a method of changing the course of an object, an emotion or thought from its original source. Psychological deflection is seen as a narcissistic abuse tactic used to control the mind and [...]

A 6-Stepped Decision-Making Process to Help You Achieve Your Goals

By |2018-09-06T00:13:27+00:00June 11th, 2018|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , |

By taking the right approach to the decision-making process, you can reach your goals and make the right choices in life. So often in life, your dreams and your reality don’t match up. Isn't that frustrating (not to mention draining)? Wouldn’t it be nice if there was some way to make them meet so that [...]

What Is Growth Mindset and 3 Ways You Can Cultivate It, According to Science

By |2018-09-06T00:25:05+00:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Having a growth mindset means you believe your skills can be honed and developed. How to cultivate this way of thinking to reach success? The road to success is paved with failure. There’s more than a kernel of truth to this old adage and it is closely linked to the growth mindset. Consider the following: [...]

Cognitive Restructuring: Reframe Your Negative Thoughts and Limiting Beliefs

By |2018-09-17T14:55:56+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Also known as cognitive reframing, cognitive restructuring "is a technique drawn from cognitive therapy that can help people identify, challenge and alter stress-inducing thought patterns and beliefs" while learning how to develop new sets of stress coping mechanism skills. Cognitive restructuring is highly used in treating patients who suffer from depression. Yet, it is recommendable [...]