How to get your life together (Step by step)

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Are you feeling overwhelmed and overburdened?Do you want to reorganize your life? We’ve all been there. I’ve been there countless times myself. If only I had a dollar every time I told my close friends that I wanted to get my life together. In this article, I want to share with you what I’ve learned …

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Why the power of thoughts gets exaggerated

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Countless books have been written on the power of thoughts to shape reality. Motivational speakers and spiritual gurus keep reminding people of the importance of thoughts, particularly positive thoughts. The idea is that if you think positive thoughts, positive things happen to you. And if you think negative thoughts, negative things happen to you. The …

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Why intrapersonal intelligence matters

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Why is it that some people can learn from their experiences, change, and become better individuals while others cannot? I’m sure many people you meet are essentially the same person they were a few years ago. They still think the same thoughts, have the same habits, responses, and reactions. But why? It’s probably because they …

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Assertiveness vs aggressiveness

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When people are wronged, they commonly react in two ways. Either they react non-assertively and submissively, or they react aggressively and dominantly. Being non-assertive means you’re passive about your situation and don’t seek to remedy it in any way. Your desire to not offend others comes in the way of standing up for yourself. Aggressiveness, …

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5 Steps to overcoming challenges

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Wouldn’t it be great if we all became better at solving problems and overcoming challenges? Over the years, I’ve gained some insights into problem-solving, although I feel I still have much more to learn. In this article, I’d like to share with you what I’ve learned in over six years of blogging and two years …

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How to cope with loneliness

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Loneliness is an emotional state caused when people perceive themselves to be isolated from other people. Loneliness is painful and the person experiencing loneliness often shows signs of depression. However, loneliness differs from a depressed mood in one important way- loneliness also makes a person feel unsafe. Other effects of loneliness include increased stress, decreased …

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List of leadership styles and definitions

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Leadership styles are the various ways in which leaders in a social setting, such as a business or a political organization, interact with their followers and make decisions. Typically, a leader utilizes a combination of different leadership styles depending on the situation and the goals of the organization. Imagine you’re an employee who has just …

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How to spot a lie (Ultimate guide)

Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to know how to spot a lie and be like walking lie detectors who can never be deceived? The truth is- there’s no magic formula that can help you with detecting a lie every single time. What you can do, however, is increase your chances of detecting a lie. Your …

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Conflict management theory

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Why do conflicts arise? What can we do to maximize the positive outcomes of conflict? And what can we do to minimize the negative outcomes of conflict? These are some of the important questions that conflict management theory seeks to answer. To understand conflict management, you have to start with the obvious fact that humans …

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