Top 100 Personal Development Blogs for 2015

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We’re kicking off 2015 with an absolute bang! Damn, I love this time of year. It's all about setting your year up for massive success and what better way of doing that then presenting you with the best personal development blogs for 2015. In fact, we bring you the Top 100! This is the third year that we have compiled the Top 100 personal development blogs and every year we see more and more blogs adding great value to people all around the world. I must say, because of all the awesome … [Read more...]

The Formula for Letting Go

The Formula for Letting Go

One of the worst ways of spending your day is worrying about something. Whether it's troubles with money, a fight with a loved one, feeling guilty for something, it doesn't matter. As long as your mind fixates on worrying about a certain topic, it just ruins your entire day. You can't focus on anything else and it eats away at you, and the only solution for that is something that's much easier said than done: letting go. Everyone tells you to "let it go" when you're feeling stressed about … [Read more...]

4 Ways to Amplify Your Confidence

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Lack of confidence can be a tough thing to contend with. It can prevent us going for what we want, make social interactions a challenge and leave us feeling lost, frustrated and stuck. There are things we can do to build our confidence though – it’s often not something that just comes naturally! Some things can be implemented in an instant whereas others take a little more time. As an introvert, confidence (or lack of it) is something I have had to deal with in life. Though actually, even the … [Read more...]

10 Crazy Ideas to Help Discover Motivation in Life

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Motivation is elusive at times, so each one of us has been challenged to find it when it escapes us.  Whether it is for a specific work assignment or simply to move life forward, motivation is an essential feature of high productivity and meaningful output. As a result, we lean on a variety of techniques to keep motivation high and continually adapt our approach to staying inspired.  When motivation runs dry, use the following tips to turn things around. Set a Mini-Goal Success begets … [Read more...]

4 Steps That Will Turn Your Problems into a Guide For Success

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It's way too easy to get caught up in your problems. It starts out with something small, a tiny hint that you're not entirely happy with how things have turned out. It's a loose thread on the shoulder of your sweater. The more you pick at it, the longer it seems to become. One problem leads to another, the issues start to pile up, until it feels like you're in over your head. Before you know it, you've picked at that little thread so much your whole sweater has fallen to pieces and you're … [Read more...]

Using Process Orientation to Realize Your Dreams

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  Can I tell you the secret to success? No gimmicks, no pipe dreams, and no delusional positivity; just a realistic way to progress in life that encompasses both your philosophy and your behaviour. I want to tell you something about success and growth that is timeless, and that every successful human being in the history of the world has utilized either consciously or unconsciously to obtain their biggest most unrealistic desires, sometimes in the face of total doubt and adversity from … [Read more...]

How to Conduct Your Personal Mid-Year Review

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How often do you take the time out to really reflect on how you are progressing towards your goals for the year? Now that we are at the half-way point of the year, it's the perfect time to conduct your own personal mid-year review!   Why Conduct a Personal Mid-Year Review? Conducting a mid-year review gives you the time and space necessary to evaluate your progress towards your goals. Without taking the time out to reflect, how do you know whether your decisions, behavior and … [Read more...]

Eating for Happiness: The Invisible Link Between Food & Your Mood

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Fad diets come and go, but one thing always stays the same: your body needs proper nutrition in order to function properly. When you don’t get proper nutrients, there are consequences – one of which is negative effects on your mood and the way you feel. Besides feeling sluggish after overeating or loading up on sugars or unhealthy fats, you probably feel guilty. There’s a very obvious connection between the foods you eat and the way you feel. But there’s also something deeper at play. Some … [Read more...]