Empathy Is Important

Emotions, Health, Relationships
Empathy Is Important For Emotional and Social Wellness When you consider what it means to offer empathy, a whole host of actions and feelings probably come to mind. Understanding someone’s suffering or circumstances, feeling sad for another person’s plight, and providing support to those in trouble are all examples. And, to be sure, this type of reaction and relationship with others is needed more so today than ever before. The dictionary tells us that empathy is “the action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another.” That definition goes on to include that you can have this connection and understanding even when others have not fully explained their situation to you. In other words, you are tuned into the plights…
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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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Controlling Jealousy

Mindset, Personal development, Relationships
Everyone has the potential to be jealous. Some people will experience small bouts of jealousy while it will become an obsession with others. The small incidents are usually not reasons to worry about, and you can probably just pass them off. It’s when you start to become obsessive that you may want to look into ways to reduce it. Jealousy is usually about a lack of trust. So, you need to evaluate why you are mistrustful of people. Have they done something bad in the past that violated your trust? If they want to make amends, and you cannot overcome your feelings of jealousy, this is going to be a roadblock in your relationship. Try to see the peoples’ views. What was the motivation behind that violation of trust? Sometimes,…
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Areas Of Self-improvement Part 2

Mindset, Personal development, Positivity, Relationships, Success
The dictionary defines self-improvement as..."the improvement of one's knowledge, status, or character by one's own efforts." Self-improvement, also known as personal development in its truest form is the process of developing and improving one’s abilities, character and really any and all aspects of a person and his or her life. Self-improvement always begins with self-awareness and introspection. In fact, self-awareness is the cornerstone of self-improvement and can often be its end goal. Your life only gets better when you do. When you work on yourself, the rest naturally follows. Below are 25 of the main areas of self-improvement... Independence Can you make a go of life alone? Do you rely on others? While relying on others isn't necessarily a bad thing, it's important to know that you are truly independent.…
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Areas Of Self-improvement Part 1

Mindset, Personal development, Positivity, Relationships, Success
The dictionary defines self-improvement as..."the improvement of one's knowledge, status, or character by one's own efforts." Self-improvement, also known as personal development in its truest form is the process of developing and improving one’s abilities, character and really any and all aspects of a person and his or her life. Self-improvement always begins with self-awareness and introspection. In fact, self-awareness is the cornerstone of self-improvement and can often be its end goal. Your life only gets better when you do. When you work on yourself, the rest naturally follows. Below are 25 of the main areas of self-improvement - Confidence Confidence, quite simply, is having a belief (or trust) in yourself (or in others) and is one of the most important areas of self-improvement. Self-confidence is how we view ourselves…
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Self-Improvement Methods

Mindset, Personal development, Positivity, Relationships, Success
40 Self-Improvement Methods and Tips When you're ready to start your journey using self-improvement methods keep the following tips in mind. Don't be afraid to admit your weaknesses, this is all part of the process. Identify them and create a plan that will help you grow in these areas. Look for ways to develop. There are many Self-Improvement Methods that can work to improve yourself, grow, and become a better person. If you choose to go this route of personal development, rather than remaining stuck in a fixed idea of who you are, here is a list of 40 Self-Improvement Methods and tipss to get you started. Take an honest look at yourself and your life – The only way to truly develop and grow as a person is to…
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Let Experience Lead The Way

Mindset, Personal development, Positivity, Relationships
Treating Gratitude As A Habit The universe will give you what you send which is why you should treat gratitude as a habit. If you are selfish or mean to others, you will be paid back with unwanted circumstances. It’s why people constantly use the phrase, “what goes around, comes around.” When you project gratitude, the universe will pay you back in a positive manner. You will appreciate what you have, and it will set the stage for the universe to give you even more. But, we live in a highly negative world. This makes it easy to revert to having negative thoughts. You may believe those negative thoughts are your own, so the universe won’t be able to find out you’ve been thinking them. However, thoughts produce energy, so…
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Become A Better Listener

Mindset, Personal development, Positivity, Relationships
Did you ever notice that people don’t like to ask questions? It’s understandable when those questions are personal. You don’t want to offend anyone. But, most people willingly give answers to questions asked of them. So why are we so afraid to ask? When you ask questions, you have the tools you need to be a better listener. It’s indirect and subtle, but it works. When you ask questions, you listen for the answer. You aren’t spending your energy trying to think of what to say after the other person is finished speaking. Before you fire up your question engine, be sure to keep a few tips in mind. The first is to be relevant. If you are all over the place on your topics, the other person is going…
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100 Relationship Quotes

Personal development, Relationships
Where there is love there is life ~ Mahatma Gandhi To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow ~this is a human offering that can border on miraculous ~ Elizabeth Gilbert, Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage If I get married, I want to be very married ~ Audrey Hepburn I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate then when I fall asleep your eyes close ~ Pablo Neruda, Love Sonnets You know you’re in love…
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100 Friendship Quotes

Mindset, Personal development, Relationships
A friend to all is a friend to none ~ Aristotle Friendship is delicate as a glass, once broken it can be fixed but there will always be cracks ~ Waqar Ahmed A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked ~ Bernard Meltzer Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm & constant ~ Socrates People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges ~ Joseph F Newton I get by with a little help from my friends ~ The Beatles Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down…
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