Self-confidence is, at its core, one’s ability to trust in one’s self. It sounds simple enough, but it’s way more complex than it seems. We often look up to those who seem to have self-confidence all figured out. So, what can we do to build our own self-confidence?
It’s a harsh proposition to start before you’re ready. After all, you are not ready for it, are you? The research, though, reveals that waiting to be ready is a fallacy. In fact, starting way earlier guarantees a better path toward success than waiting for the elusive perfection.
As one of the five basic emotions, anger is familiar to most of us. Almost everyone has experienced anger or witnessed others expressing it around them. Anger affects your behavior and attitude and shapes your relationships. Therefore, it’s critical to develop a system to tame your anger and be in control.
When times are uncertain, we seem to forget, at least temporarily, about our goals and dreams, and we switch our minds to survival mode. Whereas that in itself is not a bad thing, learning how to re-focus and return to your priorities during these uncertain times is a skill that you can train over time.
How do they do it? How do they put words on paper every day and still live a full life? The secret lies in their writing habits and how famous writers apply them to their craft. There’s a lot to learn from these masters—here are the 10 most important writing habits that will help you become a better writer.
Yoga is an ancient set of techniques that originated in India as one of the six Astika schools of Hindu philosophical traditions. In practice, yoga has a multitude of health benefits including improvements to your strength, flexibility, balance, posture, and weight loss. Yoga helps reduce stress and contributes to many other health factors.
Do you have too much crap in your life? If you are like most people, you do. You have old stuff, broken stuff, dumb stuff, outdated stuff. You have… stuff. Learn how to declutter your entire life and create space not just for new stuff, but simply space.
It’s a common misconception that creativity is just for the few, namely artists. The reality is that we are all creative to some extent. To take full advantage of the benefits of creativity, we need to learn how to unleash creativity, and then practice it everywhere.
Writing a novel is an exciting and fulfilling activity. But how do you start? Learning how to create a novel outline is one of the best skills you can develop to start with your first manuscript and finish it. You can download my free template in this article and start your first novel outline today.
Time blocking is a technique used by successful people to manage their time effectively. It implies dividing your time between work, family, and hobbies in a way that ensures maximum effectiveness in all those areas and increases the chances to achieve goals.
We all have an internal chatter and, most of the time, it’s not a friendly one. It talks in the backs of our minds and is constantly lying to us, subtly but damagingly. It’s a coping mechanism, but is it really helpful? Learn about the most common lies we tell ourselves and how to stop doing that.
Self-discipline can be elusive sometimes, as an overarching concept in life. You probably experience it every day in small parts of your day-to-day, but the bigger question is: how do you improve self-discipline in all aspects of your life?
How to manage stress in all aspects of your life? Everyone is wondering. Stress management will help prevent anxiety, depression, and many other health problems. Learn 10 proven techniques you can start using today to manage your stress like a champ.
It’s always a good idea to look for wisdom in the words of people we appreciate. These inspirational quotes are like tiny magic pills that turn up the gear of your motivation and fill you up with positive energy. Enjoy 20 of my favorite such motivational quotes.
Saying no is terrifying to many people, but it doesn’t have to be. Learning how to say no will give you a skill you need to value yourself more and live a more fulfilling life. Once you stop being a people pleaser, you can focus on what is truly important to you.