Clarifying Your Core Values

by Jim Clemmer A key element of “knowing thyself” is sorting out what’s really important to you. Without a clear sense of your personal principles and priorities, it’s almost impossible to bring the picture of your preferred future sharply into focus. Investing the time and effort to uncover and articulate your personal principles has many important benefits. You’ll have a …

Coping With Information Overload

© Jan Jasper; 1999-2003 Henry David Thoreau once said, “Things are in the saddle and ride mankind.” Today, INFORMATION is in the saddle …and it’s riding us into the ground! We are just overwhelmed with information. We fear that if we don’t read it all, we’ll miss something really important. So we pile it, unread, and the piles keep growing. …

Control Fear

There is no such thing as fear. How’s that for a bold statement!  Good, now I have your attention, let me explain myself. There are various factors that can create fear and most people don’t realize that fear itself is something that is totally internal to their own mind.  It is not a real physical thing, you can’t point to …

Can’t Sleep

Sleep. Do you have problems getting to sleep? Are you regularly awake at 4am, lying there trying to sleep with a million thoughts running through your mind while wondering if you would get any sleep at all? Do you look at the clock and realize you have to get up soon and go to work but are so tired you …

Building Self Confidence

by: Brigette Meier Several similar terms describe the central attribute of a character that decides on the strength of personality and the degree of inner freedom:     * “self assurance” describes mostly the behaviour. Counterparts are insecure behaviour or shyness.    * “self confidence” is the mental and emotional state that causes the outer appearance.    * “charisma” is the effect that …

Considering Becoming a Life Coach?

By Devlyn Steele As life coaching is gaining popularity, so is interest in becoming a life coach. Many people love the idea of working for themselves and being in a profession that helps others. If you are thinking about becoming a life coach, there are several factors you need to consider. First, decide what type of life coach you want …

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Anger Management Tips

Eight simple anger management tips The Happy Guy shares offers anger management skills to help reduce the stress anger causes ” The other night I ate at a real family restaurant. Every table had an argument going.” One of the biggest obstacles to personal and career success is anger. When we fail to control our anger, we suffer several blows: …

Challenge Your Failure

Have you ever wondered: “Why do things never work for me? Why do I never succeed while others do? Why do some people reach their goals, while others don’t? ” I bet most of you have asked yourselves those questions before. Have you ever started doing a certain activity, but after trying a couple of times, decided that it was …

Breaking the Habit Tonight

Do you have a habit that has been haunting you since years?Do you suffer from an inner self conflict, because you were unable to quit that habit?Do you feel pain each time you repeat doing that habit again?Have you tried every possible method to quit smoking or over-eating, yet failed?Do you think that you can’t? Most of us have suffered …

Meditation and Anxiety

Meditation and Anxiety Stress And Anxiety   by: Steve Gillman Stress and anxiety put people in the hospital every day. It may not be common to go to the doctor to say “I think I have stress,” but the National Institutes of Health say that 80% of illnesses are caused by stress, directly or indirectly. Powerful hormones, including adrenalin, are …