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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Stop Panic Attacks Before They Start

Mindset, Panic Attacks, Stress Management
This article presents ideas on how to stop panic attacks before they start. Panic attacks are typically described as sudden and extreme bouts of fear and apprehension. While these attacks can happen at any time, stressful or traumatic situations can make you more prone to experiencing them. That being said, one major thing you can do to help fend off future panic attacks is to learn how to manage stress properly. Here are a few tips to get you started. Count to Ten Unfortunately, you don’t always make the best decisions in the face of stress or a crisis. When a stressful situation comes your way, step away from the problem and count to ten. Use this time to collect yourself and think about the decision that’s right for you.…
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How To Stay Resilient

Mindset, Personal development, Positivity, Video
At some point in your life, you are going to have to stay resilient when dealing with a crisis. Some lucky few people never experience this. However, most people will. When it does happen, it may at first seem like it’s never going to end. But, it takes some resiliency. And that can help you get through it. When a crisis hits, don’t go it alone. When others are affected, like family members or friends, keep in touch with them. Talk it out and be there for each other. Agree to meet frequently to come up with ideas on how to move forward. Don’t keep your feelings to yourself. It’s only going to bottle up, and then you are going to explode with emotions later. Discussing your feelings can help…
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Comparing Yourself to Others

Mindset, Personal development, Positivity, Video
You are different from everyone else so stop comparing yourself to others and celebrate that fact. You offer a unique perspective in this game called life. We should all be thanking you. If you are constantly comparing yourself to others, it means you aren’t happy with who you are. Why is that? People are brought up to conform to society. If you don’t fit within society’s norms, you are looked upon disapprovingly. However, most people aren’t normal in the truest sense of the word. Everyone has quirks and idiosyncrasies. It’s these differences that allow us to find solutions to problems. It also keeps us from getting bored. Imagine if everyone were truly the same. There would be nothing new to discover about one another. There are some reasons to conform.…
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Dealing With Procrastination

Mindset, Personal development, Positivity
Change Our Procrastination Patterns BY LEO BABAUTA - Zen Habits Procrastination starts from an avoidance of something from fear, then becomes a pattern that hardens into a habit. We reinforce this procrastination habit through years of practice, and it hurts us in so many ways in our lives — not only with work tasks, but much more. The procrastination habit affects: Dealing with our finances head-on Health habits (putting off exercise, for example) Dealing with our health problems (putting it off makes it much worse) Relationships (putting off difficult conversations) Creating, art, meaningful work Decluttering and simplifying Being on time (and being late can cause us stress) Learning new things And much more. Those are just some of the most visible examples, but we procrastinate all day long, by checking…
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