“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan “press on” has solved and always will [...]
“No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.” — Barbara de Angelis True happiness eludes many people in our world today. In fact, if you look around you, it is much easier to find people [...]
Be sure to not allow your need for acceptance hold you back when it comes to your life and your dreams. Use this day to focus on giving yourself approval and GO FOR WHAT YOU WANT. Nothing is more harmful to your own growth and development than being a “people pleaser”. Take some time today [...]
You may think that you never have any time to do things but we are surrounded by energy drains and one of the biggest energy drains is simply sitting in front of the TV. Are you guilty of watching the TV mindlessly for hours on end? Do you have your set programs but then still [...]
Motivation is something we all feed on. We need to be motivated to do our tasks.
We need to be inspired without that, it is very difficult to achieve anything that we are setting out to do.
If we put our minds to it, we can motivate ourselves to perform better. Self-motivation, as it is called, is a state of the mind.
To be able to inspire ourselves to do better, we have to condition ourselves to think that we can do better.
That is so true! There are so many times that we just let go of things just because we resign ourselves to our demotivated self.
We tell ourselves that we cannot do something, and then things really begin happening that way.
I love words. Perhaps you’ve noticed! Sometimes I think about the richness of the English language and it tickles me. For instance, who wants to be down? We don’t like it when things “get us down,” or when we’re “feeling down” or we’re “down in the dumps.” Yet so often, my experience has been that [...]
There are two main factors which affect personal development and they are environment and genetics or heredity.
Over the years researchers have tried to prove whether it is our genes or our environment.
The only answer that has been determined so far is that both of them contribute greatly in shaping us.
This is when we tend to weigh nature with nurture.
In our early years, our parents and any other close relative are the ones who will make us who we will be by the time we reach five years.
When we reach that age of going to school then our personality development will come about from our classmates and the people we spend most our time with, The group that we hang around.
I’d like to introduce you to “Jo.” You might know her. Jo had a happy childhood. Her great passion was singing. But her parents cautioned her. “Be realistic. Get a proper job,” her father said. Her mother thought that finding a nice man might be better. Because Jo loved and respected her parents, she thought [...]
“Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing useful service.” — Henry Ford Whatever vocation you have chosen for yourself, one of the main goals we all have is to earn an income. To some people, income is more important than it is to others. The [...]
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