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I Build Confidence in Myself and Others

Self-confidence is extremely valuable. Because I believe in myself, I can show others how to have faith in what they can accomplish. I see my dreams realized because I have the self-confidence to pursue them without giving up.

I avoid surrendering my dreams. Even if I feel sad or afraid, I know that those emotions are only temporary. I can do anything I put my mind to. Belief in myself helps me to move forward in life.

By showing others that they can be self-assured and brave, I learn a great deal. When I help others, I help myself. My confidence grows when I see others succeed after I have helped them. Their success becomes my success.

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Strategies for Living a Conscious Life

Would you like to get more out of your life? It’s never too late to make a new choice or reverse your life’s course. One way to live a more enriched life is to be conscious of what you’re doing at every moment. This way, you stay connected with your behavior and feelings.

For example, you’ve decided to stop eating potato chips and chocolate. You make a pledge to yourself to watch what you eat. But two hours later, you suddenly realize you’re sitting in front of the television, bag of potato chips in hand.

Now imagine the same scenario, yet this time you behave differently. You spend some time thinking about how to ensure you avoid potato chips and chocolate. You decide to take your junk food over to a friend’s house and leave it there. At dinner, you smile to yourself as you prepare to eat a salad and baked chicken because you plan to thoughtfully focus on eating healthy.

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Approach Life with Positive Thinking

Thinking positively is the key to living a satisfying, fulfilled life. How you face life each day largely determines how you feel about your day. If you have a positive approach to life and to yourself, even your toughest days will feel tolerable.

Mitchell Moore is believed to have once said, “Attitude is everything.” In other words, how you approach your day or a situation determines how that day or situation will go. Thinking positively is a fairly simple personal rule to remember. However, putting it into practice in your daily life can be more challenging.

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Stay Motivated at Work

Everyone needs motivation to do their best in the workplace. It can be difficult to wake up every day, commute to work and settle in at your desk five days a week for forty hours a week and still maintain a certain amount of success.

We have all had days when motivation escapes us. Maybe we aren’t feeling well that day or a personal matter interferes with our concentration on the work in front of us. This is normal, but there are ways to avoid these distractions to stay focused and motivated in the office.

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Banish the loneliness

At some point, most of us have experienced a sense of melancholy. This is a natural part of life. But sometimes, loneliness can feel overwhelming. If you find yourself feeling lonesome often, you might want to consider making some lifestyle changes.

Boosting social contacts in your daily life, having favorite alone-time activities, and getting out and about are a few methods that can help you deal successfully with loneliness.

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Finding the Creativity in You

Don’t you love it when your creativity manifests itself? Creativity brings us benefits that go far beyond artistic expression. Being a creative person can help you to be a better (and higher paid) employee, a better problem solver and an all around more effective person in anything you choose to do.

Even if you don’t think of yourself as an especially creative person, you’ll be glad to know that it’s there within you just waiting for you to use it! Creativity can be expressed in many different ways. Plus, there are many techniques you can use to develop and nurture your natural creativity.

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Find Your Excellence Within

When you think of excellence, who’s the first person that comes to mind? Is it you? If not, why not? Perhaps you need to change how you view yourself! We all should view ourselves as excellent people.

You should start each day expecting only the best from yourself. You can do this by putting your best foot forward and being the best you can be in every part of your life.

Practicing being your best each day can soon turn into a rewarding habit!

If you feel that striving for excellence is a lot of work, you’ll be delighted to discover that you can use techniques to seamlessly integrate the process into your everyday life.

Discovering the excellence within you can be easier than you have ever imagined.

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What is Creative Visualization ?

According to wikipedia, Creative Visualization is “the technique of using one’s imagination to visualize specific behaviors or events occurring in one’s life”.  In other words, Creative visualization is a technique that changes your outlook about the world and, in turn, makes changes happen in your life. This is the idea behind the practice of positive thinking. Successful people have advocated positive thinking since the 1800s.

The technique of creative visualization is used to achieve all types of goals, from financial to athletic to academic. Studies involving athletes have shown that athletes who incorporated creative visualization techniques into their training regimens had significantly improved performance over those athletes who relied on physical training alone.

  • Creative visualization can help you to achieve any goal, as long as you’re willing to commit to the technique.

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I Am Confident Of My Skills

A highly qualified team surrounds me in my workplace. Less confident people may feel threatened by potentially being upstaged. However, I welcome competition in the workplace because it gives me an incentive to reach higher!

I am confident in my skills and ability to advance in my work-related endeavors. My company has confidence in me and hired me because they saw these strengths.

I take every opportunity to excel and keep the competitive edge alive. I ensure that I always present my work and myself in the best light. When my coworkers are commended for a job well done, I am genuinely happy for them. Like me, I know that my coworkers work very hard to maintain their position.

In order to accelerate my career advancement, I ensure that I am always on top of the trends in my industry. I read magazines, journals and blogs to better acquaint myself and hold intelligent conversations about my industry. My hard work is sure to be noticed, as are all of my daily efforts.

Today, I cheer a coworker on! My coworkers are my allies and sometimes my friends. Therefore, I am filled with encouragement to have great colleagues.

Self-Reflection Questions:

  1. Do I often take the extra steps to accelerate my career?
  2. Am I truly happy for my coworkers when they are given a pat on the back?
  3. Does my insecurity in the workplace stem from my lack of ability to trust others?
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Overcome Self Doubt and Be Confident

Life is becoming more demanding nowadays.  Everyone has times in their life when they feel inadequate and incompetent, but some of us feel that way more often than others. Many people are so busy putting themselves down they fail to thrive in life. They stop trying to learn and better themselves. They become discouraged and depressed. Do you feel like you may be one of these people?

Maybe your self-doubt stems from some negative experiences early in your life. For example, if people made fun of you when you were a child, you might doubt your abilities even today.

Traumatic experiences can cause a vicious cycle of self-doubt in your mind.

Parents, teachers, and other children can sometimes unwittingly say things that have a powerful impact for both good and bad. So, how do you turn things around and stop that nagging voice in your head that says you’ll never be good enough?

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