Tap Into Your Creativity

Mindset, Personal development, Positivity, Success
Everyone has the capacity to be creative. It’s one of our greatest strengths as humans. Some people have a greater gift for creativity that others, but you’ll never know how creative you can be unless you take steps to maximize it. It’s easy to understand what it takes to become more skilled at hitting a golf ball. It’s not quite as clear how someone should go about increasing their skill at creating. Fortunately, creativity is an important topic and science has much to tell us. Also, the most creative people throughout history have been willing to share their thoughts. Make the most of your talent for creativity with these ideas: 1. Get into a new environment. Many authors write in hotel rooms. Many painters have studios separate from their homes.…
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Mistakes Successful People Avoid

Mindset, Personal development, Positivity, Success
While there are a wide variety of successful people in the world, they share many characteristics. One of these is the type of mistakes they avoid. There are certain errors that significantly reduce the odds of success. Eliminate these mistakes and you’ll find your level of success increasing. Successful people avoid making these mistakes: 1. Proceeding without a plan. The average person doesn’t have a plan for much of anything. Successful people have a plan for nearly everything. Instead of trying to figure it out as you go, try making a plan and notice the difference in the results. 2. Giving up too soon. Most of us give up far too easily. Your successful friends probably aren’t any smarter or more talented than you are, but they’re more persistent. Successful…
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Being More Decisive

Mindset, Personal development, Positivity
6 Clever Tips to being More Decisive Being more decisive when making decisions can be hard work. Studies show that making decisions is quite draining. In fact, there’s a limit to the number of decisions we can comfortably make each day. Many of us get stuck when it comes to making big decisions and this lost time can never be regained. There’s an advantage to being decisive. Those that struggle with life tend to make decisions slowly and change their mind often. Successful people make decisions quicker and stick with them. If you can practice being more decisive, it’s likely your life will improve. Make decisions quickly and confidently with these strategies: 1. Understand why you’re hesitating. When you’re stuck, there’s a reason. Figure out what that reason is and…
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How to Get Organized

Mindset, Personal development, Positivity
Feel Great When You Get Organized Few things are as emotionally draining as living a life that’s out of control. We become accustomed to living this way and fail to realize there’s a better way. With a few simple tips, you can gain control over your life and your sanity. Some of us have a natural knack for keeping our lives neat and tidy. For others, it can be a real struggle to get organized. Enhancing your organizational skills might not sound like a lot fun, especially for those that are least organized. However, the payoff for organizing your life can be huge. Give it a try and see for yourself. Get organized by using these tips to gain energy and peace of mind: 1. Tidy the spaces you use…
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How to Develop Daily Discipline

Mindset, Personal development
Discipline is something we all wish we had a little more of. With discipline, losing weight, going to the gym, and flossing regularly are a piece of cake. Goals are achieved, and we feel good about ourselves when we exercise discipline. You’re also less susceptible to your impulses and emotions when you have a high level of discipline. Use these techniques to gain the discipline necessary to control your behavior and achieve your goals: 1. Make your bed. It’s a simple thing, but if you’re like most people, you either don’t do it or you don’t do it well. When you’re rushing around getting ready for work, you don’t feel like making your bed. But when you make your bed, you start out the day with a win, and this…
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How To Clear Your Mind

Meditation, Mindset, Personal development, Positivity
Activities That Clear Your Mind Our bodies get rest every night, but our brains rarely do. We have thoughts bouncing around in our heads all day. At night we dream. Giving your brain a rest can do wonders for your mental and physical health. Unfortunately, the natural state of your brain is to generate thoughts. The only way to clear it is to actively do something to make that happen. Your brain will just continue to make noise if you try a passive approach. Use these tips to clear your mind and give it the rest it deserves: 1. Meditation. One of the reasons for meditating is clearing the mind. The other options on this list accomplish this as a side effect. Meditation is as simple as can be, but…
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How to be More Assertive

Mindset, Personal development, Positivity, Relationships
Ways to be More Assertive in Life Being assertive is that fine line between being aggressive and passive. Aggressiveness and passiveness can be advantageous at times, but an attitude of assertiveness is most often the most effective position to take. When you’re willing to assert yourself, you are more likely to make your needs known and to take responsibility for your life. Follow these strategies to learn to be more assertive and take control of your life: 1. Understand what assertiveness really means. Some people are reluctant to be assertive because they consider it as similar to being aggressive. One definition of assertiveness is, “The ability to honestly express your opinions, feelings, attitudes, and rights, without undue anxiety, in a way that doesn’t infringe on the rights of others.” 2.…
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Dealing With Your Weaknesses

Mindset, Personal development, Positivity
How to Identify and Address Your Weaknesses Dealing with weaknesses is a challenging task for most of us. We instinctively don’t want to think about or deal with them. It feels easier to just accept that we’re not good at something and then avoid it. This isn’t a very fulfilling way to live. You leave too much on the table with this strategy and limit your life severely. Try these techniques to gain mastery over yourself and the world by dealing with your weaknesses. Identifying Your Issues Follow this process: 1. Make a list of the weaknesses you know. Let’s face it: You can already list several right off the top of your head. That’s a good place to start. So, start that list. ● However, you also have some…
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Are You Being Optimistic

Mindset, Personal development, Positivity
9 Benefits of Being Optimistic Are optimistic people being naive? Are pessimists just realists? It turns out that both are pretty accurate. You can influence your future to a large degree with your attitude. If you expect good things to happen, you will often be correct. The same is true if you have negative expectations. There’s not much to dislike about being an optimist. You might believe that you’re stuck with your general attitude about life, but this isn’t the case. Optimism is believed to be a skill that anyone can master. Unfortunately, being a pessimist makes it more challenging to learn new skills! But you can do it! See how optimism is a more successful and pleasant way to approach life: 1. Optimists are more successful. When you have…
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How To Stay Hydrated

Health
You can increase your quality of life if you learn to stay hydrated. By some estimates, about 75 percent of Americans are chronically dehydrated. So many people either drink too little water, or they drink other beverages for thirst instead of water. This is not good, because water affects every organ and function in your body. Whether you get headaches, suffer from sinus problems, dry skin, brittle nails, frizzy hair or something else, it may all be traced to not drinking enough water. No matter what you’ve heard, nothing is better for hydration than drinking regular unadulterated filtered water. But, since even mild dehydration can cause fatigue, here are some tips to ensure that you get enough water and stay hydrated. If at any part of the day water tastes…
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