The 31 Absolute Best Resources for Self Improvement
Every week, I hear from people with the same Self Improvement questions: Where should I go for help? What should I do? Who should I listen to?This article is designed to help you explore all of the people, places and things available to help you improve your life starting today.Right off the bat, I want to share with you some very good news: There are literally DOZENS of places to go and people to talk to when it comes to Self Improvement.
The Untold Truth About Mentors, and Why You DONT Need One
I think there is a misconception about what a mentor truly is. A mentor is someone who guides you, someone wise, someone you trust.
Self Determination - Making the Most Out of You
Breaking the mold of being a child is difficult. The mere addition of years does not make that happen.
Map to a Gold Mine - Could You, Would You?
If a total stranger came up to you and said: "I've got a map", what would you think?Would you be intrigued or would you think he was nuts? What if he added: "It's a map to a gold mine." Would that get you interested?What if he said: "I'll sell you the map.
IntroductionWordNet defines a rut as a groove or furrow (especially in soft earth caused by wheels) or a monotonous routine that is hard to escape; as in "her job made her feel that she was stuck in a rut".What is this thing that we call a rut? Is one man's rut another man's rapture? I.
Have You Ever Not Done Something Because Someone Said You Couldnt?
"Every truly great accomplishment is at first impossible." It's a beautiful spring day that I am writing this and it's at this time of year that I get motivated about what the rest of the year holds.
Fear Emotions - Positive or Negative?
What is fear's purpose? How do you handle it? While I am working in my pest control business, I meet people on an almost daily basis who are influenced by negative fear thoughts regarding pests invading their premises. A good size spider, rat, or unexpected insect can set someone off pretty quickly, and literally immobilize them.
Dont Just Hope - Decide!
As the story goes, a single college-age guy went to the airport one day to pick up a friend. As he waited for his friend to come off the plane, he noticed a man hurrying through the crowd, calling to the woman and two children standing next to him.
Are You an Achiever or are You an EXCUSIOLOGIST?
It would be a fairly safe bet that if you are reading this article then you are on the lookout for something more in your life than what you already have.Whether you are searching for a new business, a new opportunity, a part-time income or even a lotto system it all stems from one source - dissatisfaction of present circumstances.
Contemplating Change And Moving Into Action
Do you ever have the sense that there has to be more to life than what you are presently experiencing? Those are the moments in time where you become consciously aware of your problems, and awaken to the possibility that change could occur. Perhaps you've noticed yourself seriously considering making some changes surrounding your food habits or your weight.
The Ripple Effect: Small Steps Lead to Big Results
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
Live On Fire
Words seem inadequate to describe the beauty and abundance that surrounds us during the month of October in New England. It's as if Mother Nature has taken her paintbrush and with broad strokes has set the landscape ablaze in color.
Its Only Too Late If You Dont Start Living Now
Remember when summer seemed to last forever? My mother use to say that some day we would realize just how fast time goes by. As usual, my mother was right.
10 Common Money And Success Myths - Part 2
Here are a few commonly held beliefs, or "myths," that hold many of us back from achieving success..
The Downward Spirals Of Life - Top Ten Steps For Freeing Ourselves From
Some people call them vicious circles or cycles. I prefer to think of them as downward spirals of life.
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Where does motivation come from?Financial TimesA reader wonders where motivation comes from â€“ and how we keep hold of it. While there are many theories about motivation, it is, at its most basic, what prompts us to move towards a goal. These cues can be biological or psychological, conscious or ...
Intrinsic MotivationFleet OwnerInstructors who use intrinsic motivational strategy tap into the learner's idea of â€śselfâ€ť and teach the learner what an idea of success looks like. The idea of winning is something that is crafted by trainer and trainee and a pathway to understanding ...
Monday Motivation: HS Runner Piggybacks Injured Opponentvelonews.competitor.comHigh school cross-country runner Melanie Bailey may not have won her race, but she certainly reminded everyone what it means to be a good sport. Last Saturday at the Eastern Dakota Conference Championships, Melanie Bailey, a senior at Devils Lake ...and more »
School Homework Needs to be More MotivatingUniversity of Texas at Austin NewsBut the problem with homework does not revolve around these questions. The problem with homework is motivation, or the lack thereof, because the major challenge for making homework an effective tool for learning is that even nothing often seems better.
Impact had extra motivation in draw with Toronto FCMontreal GazetteThe Impact had some motivation heading into last weekend's road game against Toronto FC: an opportunity to eliminate its Canadian rivals from Major League Soccer playoff contention. With a 1-1 draw, the Impact did exactly that, as referee Baldomero ...and more »
Monday Motivation: Eat better, lower cancer riskKOIN.comThere are certain types of foods you should eat daily to lower your cancer risk, said Edie Leonard, an oncology nutrition specialist at Providence. Two-thirds of the food on your plate should have fruits, vegetables and whole grains â€” like apples ...
Achieving Your Dreams
Have you achieved your dreams? Dreams are an important part of our lives and should not be ignored. Our dreams inspire us to achieve unbelievable deeds, create stunning works of art, bring to life the impossible and give us hope and strength to look toward tomorrow with optimism and determination.
Ambitiously Pursuing Your Own Self
(Excerpted from The Power of Ambition series)What is the origin of true ambition? There exists really only one place to find true ambition and that is within you - in every thought, in every movement, in every motivation. Your ambition is an expression of who you truly are, your own self-expression.
10 Ways to Overcome Procrastination: The Challenge for Tomorrow!
Did you realize that as much as 47% of the time we spend on-line has nothing whatsoever to do with our work? In 1978 15% of the population stated that they do procrastinate somewhat. Only 1% admitted to chronic procrastination.
What Are You Waiting For?
It's the new millenium. Are you ready to finally realize your dream? I'm talking about the desire that you carry deep down inside of you that you attribute to some adolescent fancy.
How Much Risk Is Too Much To Take?
The ladder was braced against the railings going to the basement. I started climbing up.
Getting Out of the Zone!
We've probably all heard the famous movie quip, "why don't you wait here while I slip into something a little more comfortable". It's a comment to make most of our ears (particularly male ones!) stand up on end with the anticipation that the film has actually taken a turn for the better.
Optimistic Vs Pessimistic
Studies have shown that on average an optimist will have a longer, healthier and a more fulfilled life then a pessimist.In 1980 a study was carried out which monitored 122 men who had a heart attack.
12 Powerful Motivational Tools That Guarantee Success
No matter how many years you spend in a classroom or fromwhat social class or lifestyle, motivation is the commonfactor among those who are high achievers.Finding the tools to put meaning and purpose in your life,developing a vision, and becoming highly motivated can leadyou towards a successful and exciting life.
Your Growing Edge
You've probably heard the term "leading edge" used to refer to technology or products that are in front of the curve, that are really advanced. You may have even heard the term "bleeding edge" in this context.
How to Make Bite Size Resolutions for 2005
It never fails. Another new year approaches.
What is your Altitude?
It is something that everyone - and I do mean everyone - has the same opportunity to possess. It is something that can change you, those around you, and your future immediately.
Glass Half Full
YES MY GLASS IS ALWAYS HALF FULL AND YOURS CAN BE TOO!Clients, friends and colleagues often comment on the fact that I am a walking and talking field of positive energy. They wonder, often in amazement, how I keep a balance of calm and joy on a day to day basis.
Training Your Mind to Help You
Our friend, singer and songwriter Chuck Pyle, likes to say, "The mind is like a bad neighborhood-you should never go there by yourself." If you're mind hasn't been trained to help you, via methods like meditation, shamanism or NLP, it might really be a bad neighborhood.
Miracles are Your Responsibility
Miracles are your responsibility! What does that mean?Simple..
Head First: 6 Simple, Must-Do Steps to Achieving Extraordinary Results!
What important goal have you set for yourself? What is the most important thing in your life that you have been trying to do for sometime now and haven't made any progress? Why haven't you made any progress? Why isn't the project going forward? Do you believe it can be done?Try thinking about what you are doing in different way.There are five basic steps to getting lasting results.
Mr. Smith, Please Enter the Dream Room - Dream Big Dreams to Do Big Things!
Enjoy a great quote to start off this fantastic week!"All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes, to make it possible.
The Rate of Change
There have been many discussions and grumblings in the Western world about the ever increasing pace of change and the ability of the brain to accept it. The Internet (something uninteresting that the American Military was developing) suddenly became a required household feature.
Quick Steps To Handle Setbacks
Looking for a way to handle a setback?Edward W. Smith, motivational speaker, author and TV show host, who specializes in quick tips on how to move your life ahead even faster, offers this advice.
Visualisation plays a very important role with the mind and body relationship. Visualisation and Imagination are quite similiar.
Lego Laws for Life
Just about everybody owns or has owned a bucket of Legos in their time. There's no denying the fun they provide for a child or even for an adult, which is why, many Lego collections are passed down from one generation to the next.