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How to Have Self-Control in Difficult Situations with 5 Strategies

By |2019-09-15T00:31:21+03:00September 15th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

How different would your life look if you had better self-control? Learning how to have self-control is one of the most valuable skills a person can have. Improving it will go a long way in helping you handle difficult situations. Like anything, this is a skill that you can develop, but it can take some [...]

6 Signs Your Busy Life Is Just a Distraction from a Lack of Purpose

By |2019-09-07T19:55:22+03:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

I prefer a laid-back life, but unfortunately, that’s not the card I was dealt with. A busy life is usually my norm. What does this mean? You’re making me think harder this morning, making me dig deeper into what forms the “me” in my mind – my subconscious, whatever. You’re making me take a look [...]

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

By |2019-09-05T20:20:04+03:00September 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 [...]

Do You Feel Like Your Life Is a Joke? 5 Reasons for That and How to Cope

By |2019-08-28T22:57:39+03:00August 24th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

No matter how optimistic we are, at some point, we may feel like life is a joke. After all, it’s pretty unfair sometimes. I go through life from day to day with an unclear picture in my head. For a while, I seem confident that I’m headed in the right direction, but then something happens [...]

14 Examples of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation and How to Use Both

By |2019-08-20T15:29:29+03:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

We all need that push to complete mundane or overwhelming tasks. That's what motivation provides. These are big words, but we'll make them more digestible. We'll also show you examples of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and explain how to use both types. What is extrinsic and intrinsic motivation People may have asked you, "Why do [...]

How to Stop Caring What Others Think of You and Set Yourself Free

By |2019-08-02T17:15:02+03:00August 2nd, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

The only real way to be free in life is to stop caring what others think of you once and for all. You know exactly who you are. I think one of the worst things you can do to yourself is to focus on how others see you. Trust me, worrying about whether they like [...]

Sisu: The Finnish Concept of Inner Strength and How to Adopt It

By |2019-07-14T17:06:54+03:00July 14th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

You have more strength in you than you even realize, but how do you bring it out? Sisu is a Finnish concept based on grit, bravery, and resilience. Sisu is all about having a real stoic determinism and is something that the people of Finland pride themselves on. We may call it "having a stiff [...]

What Is Pygmalion Effect and How It Can Bring Positive Results

By |2019-07-02T20:02:42+03:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

In a position of power, how you treat those below you makes a huge difference, as proved by the Pygmalion Effect. Whether we are looking after children, managing staff, or coaching a team, our behavior has a direct influence. It is all too easy to see some as more capable than others, and some as [...]