Personal Development

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How I Stopped Living Life on Auto-Pilot

We wake up in the morning, get in our comfortable cars, or hurry up to a seat in the bus and go to a job where we may feel compelled to politely greet everyone or where everyone gets stuck in their small offices and pretends to be happy. In the evening, we go back to…

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Why you’re the only one standing in your way

I see people who walk as if their shoes are made of cement and their failures, mistakes, regrets, and problems are tied to their souls and to their present. What they seem to forget is that they made that knot. They can always leave the burden behind and breathe in the present. But they won’t.…

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How to truly love yourself

Reading Time: 3 minutes Learning to love yourself Self love is a something I think people generally take for granted. I recently started campaigning for self-love because I realized how much of a difference it brings into a person’s life. It is funny, but we forget that we can escape from everyone else, except ourselves. …

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When your ‘dog’ is bigger than you

Reading Time: 5 minutes People used to tell my mum ‘that child of yours is way ahead of her time’. Nor mum or I quite understood what people referred to back then. I knew there was something different because of my ambition, drive, aspiration, even at a very young age, which was nothing like other…

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Dealing with failure

Reading Time: 4 minutes According to the Encarta dictionary, Success is the achievement of something planned or attempted while Failure is the lack of success. Success is a word everybody wants to be attributed to, and logically, no one likes being attributed to failure. But the truth is that failure is more common than success.…

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OVERTURN the stone of FEAR

Reading Time: 4 minutes   ‘I can’t’, ‘I mustn’t’, ‘I shouldn’t’, ‘I couldn’t’, how often have uttered these words after a sparkly, creative, innovative, bold, thought? Too often, I reckon, with the end result of that sparkly moment slowly fading into shadows of fear, overcast by self-doubt; surrounded by words of consolation to further enhance…

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Life After Loss – A Personal Journey

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s been 2 years since you stopped moving. 2 years and 2 days will mark the anniversary when you arrived in the world sleeping instead of crying. Those days were a blur of a nightmare I could not escape. Nothing prepares you for the words “I’m sorry for your loss. He…

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The power of a pet

Reading Time: 4 minutes From energetic to cleverness, friendly and protective, any animal lover will tell you that pets are amazing. Animals have great abilities that make their bond with the humans, even stronger. They can emotionally support you in hard times, prevent incidents, predict health problems or even find their way home from miles…

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Attitude, the golden key to success

Reading Time: 4 minutes Have you ever wondered what makes the difference in people’s lives? How come he has what you would only dream of? How come others build up what you had in mind? What makes some push forward? This is not about thinking positive and waiting for a miracle. This is about sweat…

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Lost and Alone?

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you catch yourself being restless, constantly wanting to change direction or actually doing so, you might find yourself more lost, anxious, and perhaps even ‘lonely’  in your own world. If you are anything like me, you are perceived as a worldly person among your friends, quite the adventurer, you are…

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