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A blog to a positive life

10 Ways To Learn About Yourself

The journey to self-improvement begins with a journey to learn about yourself. Knowing your internal belief system, your own goals, desires, and ambitions is essential. But so is knowing what habits you have, which ones you consider weak and what you wish to develop is crucial. Getting to know yourself is crucial in so many…
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6 Reasons To Take More Risks

Risks in our lives are all around us. But at the same time, it’s difficult for us to quantify what it means when someone tells us to take more risks in our lives. Does that mean dropping everything right now and pursuing a different career? Or maybe it’s challenging ourselves to develop a habit that…
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5 Reasons It’s Okay To Be Uncomfortable

The weeks leading up to my big move can best be described by one emotion: uncomfortable. The move went smoothly but in my head there were all kinds of things happening. Worry over whether I’m making enough. Anxiety on whether I’m making enough to support the lifestyle I want to have. And in the back…
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How To Stop Overthinking

Have you ever had that habit that you feel guilty about but continue to do all the time? It’s the one that you try to swear off of time and time again but don’t. It’s one that makes you feel guilty, almost like a dirty little secret. For me, that habit was overthinking. To this…
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How To Change Your Environment Drastically And Succeed

I am about to change my environment drastically. For the first time in five years, my office isn’t going to be a portion of my room. Hell, for the first time in five years I won’t be living in my parent’s house. The same kind of moving in sensations are washing over me again. The…
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10 Tips To Better Manage Anger

Being able to manage anger is a skill that people are either good at or terrible at. How we vent is entirely up to us, but I know there are people who do all kinds of things to manage anger. Others manage anger constructively using the methods I mention below. That or they complain to…
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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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