Life Plan: Can you really be the chief designer of your life?

When people open up, most admit that they really struggle believing they can design and create a bright future for themselves. Most of us have the experience where we initially start a new phase in our life with hope and excitement. Too often our aspirations lead to disappointment. That bright light we once had in…

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How to improve self confidence [avoid traps]

Confidence

What the most confident people never do Dr. Barbara Markaway is the author of this article. Her newest book is The Self-Confidence Workbook: A Guide for Overcoming Self-Doubt and Increasing Self-Esteem. The article identifies poor habits and thought patterns that hold people back – e.g., believe they are worse than others, hesitate too much instead…

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How to improve self confidence

How to improve self confidence Four proven approaches to increase your confidence Dr. Barbara Markway is the author of this article. She is thought leader on confidence, and her newest book is The Self-Confidence Workbook: A Guide for Overcoming Self-Doubt and Increasing Self-Esteem. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) It is one of the most widely-used types…

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Why is self confidence important?

Why Self-Confidence Is More Important Than You Think

Why is self confidence important? Self-confidence is more important than you think Dr. Barbara Markway is the author of this article. She is thought leader on confidence, and her newest book is The Self-Confidence Workbook: A Guide for Overcoming Self-Doubt and Increasing Self-Esteem. Self-confidence is linked to almost every element involved in a happy and…

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Visualize success

For Olympians, seeing (in their minds) is believing (it can happen)

Visualize success For Olympians, seeing in their minds is believing Visualization has become commonplace among top athletes for over 30 years. Before a single event has begun, a single point awarded, a single shot contested, the competitors have already lived these Olympics. They’ve felt their hand raised, swelled with pride as the national anthem played,…

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Visualize success

Olympics

Visualize success Use visualization as mental training Visualization has long been a part of elite sports.  But the practice of mentally simulating competition has become increasingly sophisticated, essential and elaborate… “The more an athlete can image the entire package, the better it’s going to be,” said Nicole Detling, a sports psychologist with the United States…

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Rewire your brain for success: the power of visualization

Rewire your brain for success

Rewire your brain for success Change your brain for improved success There have been many studies conducted regarding the benefits of visualization. Here’s one. The Harvard Medical School had one group practice the piano for 5 days. The second group practiced but only in their minds. The most exciting news in all of psychology, neurology…

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What does it mean to be proactive?

Proactive

What does it mean to be proactive? Proactive vs reactive behavior – you choose Luke Jones published an excellent article titled “Proactive Vs Reactive Behavior – You Choose” at Medium and HERO Movement. We include several excerpts and a link to his original article below. Stephen R. Covey wrote “to be proactive is about taking…

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Begin With the End Goal in Mind

Begin with the end goal in mind

Begin With the End Goal in Mind Most people, teams, and organizations don’t clearly begin with end in mind. They don’t tap into the immense and proven power of visualization. Instead of just “going with the flow” we imagine and create the future. The greatest accomplishments were created mentally first. Before beginning with the end…

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Self Worth

Self Worth

Self Worth How to Believe in Yourself & Change Your Life in the Process In this article Jack Canfield discusses how to learn to believe in yourself. Jack has sold over 500 million books worldwide. He was the co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. He shares that to believe in yourself, you…

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Your worth

Your Worth

Your worth Believe In Yourself (And Why Nothing Will Work if You Don’t) James Clear is the author of this article. He emphasizes that to succeed, you must begin with believing in yourself. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Atomic Habits. His book has sold more than a million copies and has…

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How to believe in yourself

How to believe in yourself

How to believe in yourself again during challenging times Tom Casano, CEO and entrepreneur, is the author of this article on believe in yourself published in Lifehack. He emphasizes that to succeed, we must believe in ourselves – even when encountering setbacks. Many up too quickly in pursuing their life goals, because they struggle believing…

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Power of positive thinking

The power of positive thinking

Power of positive thinking How to control your thoughts and be the master of your mind Michele Goldstein is the author of this great article. The average person thinks around 70,000 thoughts a day. Clearly, if a majority of those thoughts are negative, then we are hurting ourselves. We can learn to control and master…

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Visualize success

Visualize success The 7 mental practices of star performers Jeff Boss, a former Navy SEAL, understands first-hand the importance of visualization, self-talk, focus, and other critical topics. Jeff shared one of countless research studies that demonstrate the benefits of visualizing. Before I started coaching, I served as a Navy SEAL for 13 years. While I…

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Visualize success

Visualize success - Michael Phelps

Visualize success What Michael Phelps did to become the greatest swimmer Visualization was a critical key to Michael Phelps’ training. That’s what makes Michael Phelps special. There’s no debate. He’s the greatest swimmer and most decorated Olympian of all time: 28 medals won over four different Olympic Games, 23 of them gold. The question is,…

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Visualize success

Visualize success

Visualize success 4 visualization techniques that can propel your success The author in this article identifies four different ways that he uses to visualize success and propel results Here are four ways to help make visualization work for you. 1. Picture yourself victorious. If you can’t see it, then it’s not going to happen. In…

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Meditation research

Meditation research

Meditation research Harvard neuroscientist: meditation changes your brain This is a deeply insightful article summarizing what Sara Lazar and her team found when conducting research on the impact of meditation. To visualize achieve your goals is a form of meditation. It involves actively thinking, visualizing, and clearly imaging you achieving your goals. You not only…

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