Are You a Scanner? By Barbara Sher

Barbara Sher“I can never stick to anything.”

“I know I should focus on one thing, but which one?”

“I lose interest in things I thought would interest me forever.”

“I keep going off on another tangent.”

“I get bored as soon as I know how to do something.”

“I can’t stand to do anything twice.”

“I keep changing my mind about what I want to do and end up doing nothing.”

“I work at low-paying jobs because there’s nothing I’m willing to commit to.”

“I won’t choose a career path because it might be the wrong one.”

Get Out of ‘Bed’ And Grab The ‘Oar.’

Hang glider flyingIt is not what happens to us, but how we react that makes or breaks us. Life throws things at us when we least expect, some things are great, others are difficult.

It is fascinating to watch the difference in peoples’ reactions and how some individuals can find good in basically anything, a silver lining in every cloud.

Others fall apart when difficult circumstances arise, believing they are being victimised and showing little resistance to the situation at hand.

7 Practical Ways To Break Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Mountain climber looking at the landscapeThere is no benefit of sticking to that warm and safe zone that is very comfortable.

The best way to achieve self-development is getting out of your comfort zone.

You will encounter new exciting experiences once you step out of your comfort zone. You will find freedom from boredom outside such a comforting zone. This article presents seven practical ways to break out of your comfort zone. Some of these ways are familiar, and this presentation will just be a reminder of what you know.

9 Confidence Hacks For When You Need A Little Boost

Woman showing confidence on a mountain topSome days, you feel a little more doubtful than you usually do. Maybe you have multiple stresses that have accumulated, maybe you just had a bad day, or maybe it’s for no particular reason at all. Whatever the cause, everyone experiences a lack of confidence at one point or another. And the good news is that with a little bit of investment in yourself, boosting your confidence can be fun, easy and satisfying.

7 Powerful Practices That Can Turn Your Life Towards Success

Quote: Tomorrow starts nowSuccess is a hard nut to crack but not impossible to achieve — if you are sharp on your focus, dedication and hard work. So, how do you think the legendary people who have, or are changing the world treaded the route to success?

Well, at their core they are simple human beings just like you, but it’s their commitment to success and a bunch of great habits that have made them the “greats” they are today.

Here are the seven powerful habits which will put you on the the road to success.

Even Your Enemies Can Teach You Things

Love What You Do written on ChalkboardHow can you learn positive things from your enemies?

* First of all, they are brutally honest with you because they have no interest in sugar coating things to remain in your good graces.

* Second, you are important to them; sometimes even more important than their friends because most of your enemies will value themselves by the amount of envy you have for them.

* Third, there is no person in this world that doesn’t have something positive to give you.

Now let’s see the 10 teachings:

1.Evaluate yourself by your own standards.

4 Strategies for Staying Motivated

Every accomplishment begins with a decision to try quoteWhat does it mean to be motivated? Does it mean that I will feel super enthusiastic about a Goal? Or does it mean that I finally have a vision on where I want to go, and I get to share it with my fellow man?

When it comes to motivation we may feel that we are ready to take on the world at times. At other times, we may not feel motivated because we don’t motivate ourselves. We get in the downward spiral telling ourselves that we cannot do it. We tell ourselves we will fail and everyone will laugh at us.

Stop Shyness From Holding You Back – 6 Tips That Really Work

Shy woman holding hand up saying noDoes shyness get the better of you sometimes? You’re not alone.

Some people have an air of shyness about them. This can have knock-on effects; people may see you as someone who lacks confidence, a worrier, someone who doubts themselves or maybe even someone who’s not worth talking to.

Not a great start if you’re trying to impress.

Let’s be honest, when faced with a new or challenging situation, feelings of shyness can hit us all. But for some of us, these feelings take control. Worry and anxiety overtake our thought processes and everything else goes out of the window.

7 Ways to Stay Motivated to Unleash Your Best

According to a number of psychologists, sustaining motivation requires three things: autonomy, competence and value. It’s important to feel like you’re in charge, it’s important that you do something that aligns with your personal values, and it’s important that you’re good at what you’re doing.

Taking these three factors into account, let’s look at seven ways to get off your butt and take action:

No Self-Motivation = No Success – Here’s 10 Reasons Why

Every day is a new start pictureA lot of very smart people end up as failures – failures in life, in work, and in relationships. A lot of very smart people are given plenty of opportunities for success and never take advantage of them. A lot of very smart people are born into privilege and yet turn into failures. And a lot of very smart people accumulate degrees and skills and still fail to achieve what we think they would. And what is the common factor in all of these failures? It’s lack of self-motivation.