Goals and Goal Setting for Personal Development and Growth
We are all increasingly bombarded by events beyond our control. Wars, inflation, recession, and other outside stresses impinge on our emotions. When we add these events to career, family, health, financial, and personal problems, it is apparent why stress overload is such a common problem. While these realities are here, with its rapid changes, the delicate human nervous system remains unchanged. We continually search for firm ground on which to stand and meet our problems. Goals and goal setting is that firm ground. The truth is if you don’t have a goal oriented game plan for your life and personal development, you may well lose control of those events which you can exercise control over. For example you may feel reasonably secure in your career today, but are you prepared for a second, or perhaps a third career if circumstances make such a decision necessary? Things happen unexpectedly — career crisis, health problems, and family problems — and, without planning you will end up being a reactor rather than an actor in life.Creating Change: What’s Your Passion?
If you asked the majority of people what their passion is, they wouldn’t be able to tell you. Life pushes most of us in a direction that is far from our dreams. Our lives are built on expectations that are put on us for the most part by other people throughout the process of learning and socialization. Most of us have grown up with the idea that we must go to school, graduate, get a job, and have a family.Happiness: 5 Barriers to A Happy Life and What to Do About Them
All you want in life is to just be happy, for everyone to just be happy. Yet, that happiness seems so elusive. What the heck is getting in the way? Is it that the deck is just stacked against you; that the grey clouds will never go away, or that happiness is just not your lot in life? Maybe it is time to take an honest look at your life…Finding Happiness in 6 Steps
Happiness is a state that we all want to achieve, yet it seems incredibly elusive for a large number of people. In seeking happiness, most people look outside of themselves:Building a Happy Life: 10 Key Ingredients
If you ask the majority of people what their number one goal in life is, it would probably sound something like: to live a happy and productive life where I feel like I make a difference in other people’s lives. Many of us are productive in our lives and we do make a difference in others lives, yet the key ingredient – happiness – seems to be missing. The following tips will help build more happiness into your life:Becoming an Effective Listener
One of the keys to success is effective communication and people notice when you are good at it. If you are like a lot of people, you may think that better communication means you need to work on conversational and persuasive speech skills, when in fact how well you listen is much more important. You can have the best conversational skills on the planet, but if you do not know how to listen, it is useless.Domestic Abuse Help and Relationship Healing – Is the Abuse in Your Head?
Many domestic abuse victims simply want to know that their partner understands the abuse he/she perpetrated upon them. It’s as though that acknowledgment creates a connection from which recovery and change can happen. Read on to see the truth about healing abuse.What Do Men and Women Consider Beautiful?
Every person in the world has a different opinion on what is beautiful but there are certain beautiful people, objects or places that just stand out as being classically pleasing to the eye. The classic beauty of women through the different periods in time has been captured on canvass by artists. Photographers have become famous with their shots of the beautiful people they have caught on camera.Is It That Bad Growing Old?
Growing old gracefully seems to be a thing of the past as more and more men and women turn to cosmetic surgery in an attempt to turn back the clock. Looking young seems to be the most important thing that people want to do today and they will spend a fortune not only on surgery but on all the cosmetic products that are available. It has become a huge multi-billion dollar business that many people and companies have cashed in on and with online marketing today it reaches people all over the globe.Confidence: It’s Everything!
Confidence. It’s sexy. It’s loving. It’s truthful. And it’s something you can learn.Get Over The Past
Do you want to get over the past, but somehow it’s difficult to let go? You are not the only one – sometimes the past can haunt us like a relentless ghost. But there are ways to overcome your past, so that you can fully life in the present to build a better future.I Have To Live With Myself
LIFE CAN SEEM a constant struggle. And, at times, it’s not a struggle with difficulty, but a difficulty with convenience – the way things have become. The name of this challenge is “compromise.” What may be good in relationships can make self-management difficult, if not impossible…