Are You Creating or Reacting?

Living by simply reacting to everything that happens around you could be considered as “living by default” or “living on luck.” Living a life of reaction is stressful and dissatisfying. People who choose to live this way only have access to random events. They’re primarily driven by pain and avoid creating their own opportunities. On…

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Instead of Quitting, Try This

Whether it’s a bad job or a horrible diet, there are times we all consider quitting. Quitting isn’t always a bad choice. We’ve been taught to believe that quitting is synonymous with failure, but some activities or relationships aren’t worth continuing. It’s important to arrive at a decision to quit or continue consciously, rather than…

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9 Tips to Stop Being so Easily Offended

Some people never seem to be offended by anything. Others are so sensitive that they’re practically offended by the way someone breathes. Being easily offended is often a caused by an unrealistic need for perfection or a fragile ego. That’s good news! It means that you’re the cause of your feelings. You have the power…

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8 Mental Habits That Will Make You Miserable

The world doesn’t make you miserable. You make yourself miserable. Your physique, bank account, and happiness are all the direct result of your daily habits. It’s not easy to be miserable unless you consistently do things to create misery. Fortunately, you can identify and change the habits that are making you unhappy. Avoid These Mental…

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Should You Focus on Your Strengths or Weaknesses?

One expert will say that your weaknesses are holding you back. Another will advise to forget about your weaknesses and focus on your strengths. Which is true? Whether you should focus on your strengths or your weaknesses will depend on the situation. It’s advisable to run with your strengths, unless your weaknesses are holding you…

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Microchanges Guaranteed to Advance Your Career

Is there some way to advance your career that’s faster than completing an MBA, and easier than rescuing your company from a hostile takeover bid? The truth is there are plenty of microchanges that can have a macro effect on increasing your value as an employee. If you want a raise or just more job…

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7 Cures for Procrastination

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We all procrastinate. But some of us are really bad at putting things off until it’s either too late or time is almost up. I’m terrible at procrastinating too. But the people who overcome procrastination are more successful and more productive. Not putting things off and getting them done in a timely manner is a…

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How Does the Law of Cause and Effect Really Impact Your Life?

Many self-help gurus believe your thoughts alone are sufficient to bring about meaningful change in your life. Some even believe the universe can deliver your wishes to your front door if you merely ask in the proper manner. Maybe this is true, maybe not. But there is one law in the universe that works very…

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Eliminate Your Fear of Failure and Soar to Greater Success

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Fear of failure can alter every choice we make. This fear can be helpful. Some of us are able to use the fear of failure as motivation to do our best work. However, most of us are influenced by this fear in a negative way. We often change our plans altogether and find an alternative…

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These 8 Mistakes Will Limit Your Success

Success might not seem worth the stress, struggle, and disappointment. But success is quite simple, though not necessarily easy. Avoiding the mistakes that limit success is the best first step toward achieving success. Recognizing and avoiding these mistakes can provide a stepping-stone to new levels of achievement. Avoid committing any of these success-limiting mistakes: Not…

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