Anger is not really one of the socially accepted emotions in today’s world. People are encouraged to suppress it or channel it in various activities. We all strive to be zen and free of anger, so we’ll by no means express it publicly – or at all.
Anger is an extremely powerful emotion, which we fear and misunderstand. It can do much damage if it’s used improperly. It can hurt both the angry person, as well as the person at which it is directed.
But used properly, anger can actually help us dramatically improve our lives.
How is it possible to turn anger into our ally and use it to get amazing results? [click to continue…]
All right, so you created your positive affirmations. You wrote them down and repeated them religiously every day – even in front of the mirror. And instead of seeing miraculous changes, you only ended up feeling much worse than you did in the beginning. So you concluded that affirmations are just fluff and create no real results.
What just happened here? How come affirmations just work for some people and not for all?
A study on this topic has been done by Dr. Joanne Wood at the University of Waterloo and her colleagues at the University of Brunswick and was published in the Journal of Psychological Science. The researchers concluded that positive affirmations only benefit individuals with high self-esteem but have the opposite effect on people with low self-esteem.
So does this mean that only people with high self-esteem can improve their lives through affirmations, while the people who need them most aren’t able to make positive changes in their lives in the same way? [click to continue…]
All of us have many things we dream about. We want to constantly improve parts of our lives. It may be our health (losing weight, working out, quitting an addiction), our relationships, our finances… You name it!
We have big goals, we sometimes get super excited about them, but most of the time we fail to pursue them.
We just quit after a few days . Then we start over again. Then we quit again. Then we promise to start again on Monday. Then we stick for a few days aaand… Well, you get the point
Why do we get trapped on this roller coaster and what can we do to stop it? [click to continue…]
Did you ever have the wonderful feeling that you are in the right place at the right time doing exactly what you should be doing?
Or, conversely, did you ever happen to feel really alien, as if though you are in a wrong setting and should in fact be doing something totally different?
Sometimes we have the impression that life flows effortlessly and all the pieces of the puzzle just fall into place. And at other times it seems like no matter what we do, we keep hitting roadblocks and dead-ends.
Why does that happen? [click to continue…]
Have you ever noticed the difference in attitude between people who are content with their lives and people who are in love with their lives? It’s quite a BIG difference. And one of the biggest differences is in the quality of life they experience.
Between Tolerance and Love
There are basically three types of attitudes you can have towards your own life: you can love it, you can tolerate it or you can hate it. If you are in the last two categories, then you probably make the number one huge mistake unhappy people make: [click to continue…]