Ambitious People

Mindset, Personal development, Positivity, Success
6 Key Traits Of Ambitious People The Dictionary defines Ambitious People as having… “a strong desire to do or to achieve something, typically requiring determination and hard work.” Ambitious people are reportedly more successful, happier, and resilient. They are able to endure difficult situations and ultimately find a positive in every failure. The idea behind ambition is highly debatable as researchers are still trying to determine if it’s a learned trait. Despite the mystery, many can agree that ambitious people live by a pattern of similar algorithms. They develop effective traits that help to push them towards success. If you are seeking to revamp your motivational routine, try these easy and effective strategies that will help to improve your ambition. 1. Resiliency The ability to be resilient comes from enduring…
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Sadness Is An Inevitable Emotion

Emotions, Health, Mental Wellness, Positivity
Sadness is associated with loss, disappointment, grief and helplessness. Yet, it’s an inevitable emotion. It’s a normal part of life. Fact is that we are the sum of our choices. Yet some choices become more prominent than others. They linger on and fester, creating an imbalance in your emotional state. Your emotions come in a complete range, as described by the American psychologist Paul Ekman who believed that there were six basic emotions - anger, happiness, surprise, disgust, fear and sadness - which rise up whenever you encounter certain situations, which can be either positive or negative. Emotions are intoxicating. They can take you over and dictate your outlook on life. When you’re happy, you feel invincible. Everything seems easy and clear. You feel like you can accomplish anything you…
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Joy vs Happiness

Emotions, Health, Mindset, Positivity
When individuals hear the word joy, the image of wide and bright smiles may initially come to mind. On the surface, happiness and joy may seem synonymous. Although closely related, there is a stark difference between the two, specifically it is the attitude of choice. Joy vs. Happiness One noteworthy essay describes happiness as "depending on external factors to exists." Therefore, individuals may get into the routine of saying, "When this happens, I'll be happy." This if-then mentality sends us into a never-ending cycle of waiting on happiness to fill a potential void. Joy, on the other hand, is more spiritual in nature. In fact, many religious denominations place joy as a sacred or holy emotion. Something that is seen as a blessing or rewarding occurrence. However, universally, joy is…
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How To Manage Frustration

Mindset, Personal development, Positivity
Learn to Manage Frustration Without Losing Your Mind We’ve all been there. You’re more than a little bothered that things aren’t going your way. Maybe they only have one checkout line open at the grocery store, or you’re steamed that you can’t seem to sink a putt from outside of two feet. Perhaps you’re maddeningly close to achieving a goal but you can’t quite get there. It almost seems like people and life are conspiring to test our ability to manage frustration. It’s enough to make you feel like you might lose your mind. Keep your sanity and manage frustration with these strategies: 1. Ask yourself why you’re frustrated. In general, frustration is not getting what you want. What are you trying to accomplish or what is it that you…
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Definition of Success

Mindset, Personal development, Positivity, Success
Determine Your Own Definition of Success Many people believe that the definition of success is having money. However, there are many wealthy people that are utterly miserable. Maybe success is about more than just money. You can define success for yourself. Is success about money? It can be if that’s what you choose. It can also be about something else. You can set several criteria and attempt to achieve them. What’s important is to create a definition for success that resides within your values, allows you to enjoy life, and avoids feelings of regret when you get older. This is easier to determine than you might think. Your definition of success is unique and yours to determine. Consider these ideas: 1. Time. Many people value time above all else. Most…
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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 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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