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Category: The Positive Life

A blog to a positive life

11 Practical Tips To Improve Assertiveness

“You need to improve assertiveness.” “You need to be more assertive.” I remember one time an acquaintance of mine said those things to me when I was younger. While this acquaintance didn’t shape my life or anything, I still consider him as someone I can confide in. I merely haven’t for most of my life.…
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11 Words To Describe Yourself

How do you describe yourself? I’m not just talking about listing off 5 traits about you. I’m referring to what you put on your social media profile. About what you tell other people but don’t really believe in. What you know you wouldn’t say at all in any other circumstance. You see, a lot of…
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8 Golden Rules To Helping People

Helping people can come in the most unusual ways. One day, I was working at my usual spot at the local Starbucks. I was working nearby a mother who had what seemed like half a dozen kids. As I was working away, I started to hear her kids going up to her and asking for…
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11 Strategies To Start Believing In Yourself

If you want to get anywhere in life, the most important thing is to be believing in yourself. By not believing in yourself or your skills, you automatically leave yourself open to self-doubt, negative self-talk and more. While this fact comes to no surprise to most people, the reality is people are still struggling in…
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10 Solid Habits To Build Now For 2020

Good habits will help you live life. Great habits will allow you to thrive in life. While I’m still struggling with developing the habits I want, I’m happy about the habits that I do have. They have helped me immensely and continue to reward me the further I use them. Habits at their core form…
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How To Talk Positively To Yourself

“You need to talk positively to yourself.” This advice was one of the many suggestions that my mindset coach gave me in the first meeting we had. He didn’t tell me that directly but definitely suggested it through affirmations. Not to mention emphasizing the skills I’m good at. That I know I’m good at. It’s…
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14 Apps To Help Achieve Goals

Need help to achieve goals? Well, there is an app for that. In fact, there are several apps. Over the years that apps have been in the world, there has been a swarm of apps. Some apps have been less than useful of course. But in the age where so many of us want to…
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8 Strategies To Staying Focused

Staying focused is one of the most valuable skills that we can have. Problem is the fact that we can be so easily distracted or have other mental barriers prohibiting us from becoming focused and staying focused. I can definitely speak from experience on that front as I’ve had times where I procrastinate. Not to…
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17 Strategies To Avoid Burn Out

One of the many complications we have to deal with is burn out. In the entrepreneurial world, there has been this push to get the most out of our work. From maximizing our time to using all kind of productivity hacks and more. But one thing that so many productivity hacks and strategies miss out…
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10 Tips On Approaching & Dealing With Negative People

One of the largest sources of negative energy is from negative people. It’s one of the most prominent aspects of millions of people. Because of this, I’m sure that you’ve had several of these types of people in your life, whether they are a friend or a coworker.  While the go-to advice in these instances…
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