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Category Archives: Personal Growth

How To Set Goals In 2019 That You Will Actually Stick To?

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Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one. What great things do you want to accomplish in 2019? The new year is almost upon us – that magical time that comes once a…

A New Year, but will you be making changes?

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I wonder how many New Years Resolutions I have made over the increasing years that I’ve walked this planet. Obviously, it appears that I haven’t maintained many of them. I guess though, that if we want to change things we…

Holiday Cheer or Holiday Fear?

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The holidays bring the opportunity to join with friends, family, and co-workers to celebrate. However, for individuals with social anxiety, this can be accompanied by a sense of dread as they receive invitations for company parties, family engagements, and neighborhood…

Visualisation techniques to calm your anxious mind

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Anxiety comes in many different forms. It can arrive without notice and overcome you in a crippling way, or it can sneak into the background of your mind and nervous system, slyly impeding on your focus and mindset. It’s important…

How your childhood affects your self-care?

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It is always interesting to explore the theme of childhood and how it affects one’s self-care practices. Different cultures, different countries and different practices. How many times have we heard, I got this habit from my father, or my mother…

Declutter Your Life and Mind: Benefits of Decluttering

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How to declutter your life? Anything that doesn’t make you happy or isn’t absolutely necessary should be thanked and sent on its way, says bestselling Japanese author Marie Kondo. Kondo’s process, called the “KonMari Method,” has six rules of tidying:…

Holding onto stress could affect health

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If you’re able to quickly shrug off stressful events that may be good for your health. A study found that people who held on to stress those who reported still having negative feelings about a stressful event the day after…

Beliefs: How They Affect Our Lives?

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Belief – what it really means: We all carry many beliefs through our life journey. What are these beliefs? Beliefs could be some superstitions we carry from childhood – like, 13 is an unlucky number or 7 is lucky. Or…

The Power of Positive Beliefs

The Power that Beliefs have: As I begin to understand the effect beliefs have on me, I get motivated to change the beliefs that bring me pain. Beliefs in fact become a part of my subconscious mind. My every thought…

Mindfulness and Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy

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As readers of these blogs will be aware Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT), was developed by psychologist Albert Ellis during the 1950s. Ellis believed that it is how we interpret events that lead to psychological disturbance. The goal is to…

Developing Compassion

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We would like to present an article by the College of Cognitive Behavioural Therapies. The college specialises in professional counselling, psychotherapy and cognitive behavioural therapy training. One of the most intrusive and problematic features of experiencing depression and anxiety is…

Creating positive thoughts

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We are now on this journey from a negative to a positive thoughts process. We have figured out that the first thing in the morning has to be positive information as our subconscious mind is active at that time. Let…

Creating Positive Thinking

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I have heard from childhood – the world was created with thought. However, today so much talk is going on about the power of thought. ‘Be positive’ is the mantra for today. True, we need to be positive – but…

Personality Transformation: “Witness state”

What is the difference between Happiness and Joy? Simply speaking happiness is a momentary state of feeling good that comes generally from some material gain or experience. This is normally short-lived. You would like to experience this again, and then…

Personality Transformation: “Joy of being”

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Stress is the new common denominator across the living world today. We live in an age where living means meeting the daily deadlines and short term goals rather than sustaining a life of substance. Life which is a blessing has…

Activating Self-Healing through Food & Water

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Today in this fast moving world we rarely pay attention to the food we eat and the water we drink. Here, we are not talking of likes and dislikes for a particular cuisine or the fact that I have a…

The Kindness Principle

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We are living in stressful times. There is so much talk on social media which instigates even apolitical people to take sides. Then there are acts of terrorism, videos of vandalism, true or fake, which whip up emotion. Everyone is…

The Alchemy of Acceptance

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We all go through moments when we get stuck in a situation. Everything seems to be going right and suddenly something unexpected hits you…In this article the author describes the power of self acceptance and positive thinking. My son got…

The Power of Thought

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] I truly believe that there is always a solution, however difficult a situation may seem. A lock can be as big as it gets, though it always has a key to it. Going through the journey of life, I…

Self acceptance: “I AM THAT”

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Juxtaposed between the struggle and uncertainty of life lies it’s very meaning. In order to accept that as long as we live there will be conflicts and challenges and the ride is not going to be always smooth, the fundamental…

How to Activate Your Self-Healing Ability

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Your body houses not only your blood and organs but also your soul, which is an infinite, limitless energy that can truly create miracles if you are open to them. You may have heard of people healing their bodies, returning…

10 Positive Healing Affirmations That Actually Work

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How easy it is to say these words but we don’t realise that saying simple positive affirmations, daily, affects our lives in the most amazing ways. Affirmations or positive statements that can help you to challenge and overcome self-sabotaging and negative…

This Thing Called “Life”

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Is life really a frenzied, harrowing journey through infancy, youth, and adulthood to senior years? An inexorable, twisting, sometimes fascinating, but largely troubled journey from cradle to grave? Must we always be beset with excessive competition, grasping forlornly for aspirational…

The Power of Positive Thinking

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Almost all of us are aware of the classic example of ‘the half empty/half full glass’. Why does it really matter if we see the glass as half empty or half full right? After all it’s just a glass of…

The Power of Blessing

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Ever thought that you can receive a constant fountain of blessings? Blessings have a huge power. We have all heard that from our mothers, grandparents, gurus. We think of blessings as a positive energy coming from others to us. How…

Get started on creating a mentally and emotionally healthy life

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Mental and emotional health is an important, essential part of our overall health and wellbeing. Most of us take part in some activities that help us stay physically fit. Similarly, we could all do with including some activities that can…

5 Surprising Tricks That Will Enhance Your Concentration

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1. Doodle For most people, this is a tiny bad habit and a waste of time. But research shows that it’s actually a thinking tool, a powerful exercise that can be beneficial to our ability to focus. What’s more, it…

5 Creative Writing Tips for a Happier You

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Try these 5 writing exercises to prime yourself for action, empathy and optimism. Research shows the simple technique of “expressive writing” can make you happier, healthier and more resilient. But that’s not the only way to create a more joyful…

4 Steps to Declutter your Mind for Happiness

Luckily, more and more people are decluttering their lives, getting more organised, and understanding that we need less of the material things in order to have more freedom. One aspect often gets forgotten, though, and that’s our spiritual well-being. It’s as…

7 Techniques to Cope with Stress at Work

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In this day and age, almost everybody experience some stress at work. In fact, unhealthy working is the main reason for stress these days. If you feel like work stress is getting the best of you, here are some great TIPS, to…

10 Good reasons to spend some time alone

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1. You’ll get to recharge Often times when we’re surrounded by other people, we’re expending a lot of energy. Trying to keep others happy, make them laugh, soothe their egos, read their emotions, and all of the other rigors that come…

The Art of Compassion: Growing past the hypocrisy

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One of the most cliché advice on living a meaningful life that you will gather from people or the internet is that you should be kind and compassionate. This advice is not really far away from the truth too. Anybody…

It’s time for a personal transformation!

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You know you’re here for big things, right? You have a difference to make and a purpose to live. And if you’re doing that right now – perfect. Keep doing your thing.   If you’re not, and you’re unsure how…

Mindfulness techniques for a better wellbeing

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In this busy world of ours, the mind is constantly pulled from pillar to post, scattering our thoughts and emotions and leaving us feeling stressed, highly-strung and at times quite anxious. But it is essential for our wellbeing to take…