posts under Personal Development category

30 Jan

THE POWER OF GRATITUDE

We can’t stop emphasising the power that gratitude emits in our day to day life.  The energy that the act of attitude gives out has been known to engender happiness.  Being able to be grateful contributes to greater success in your work, enables greater health, leads to peak performance in all that you do; you […]

11 Jan

HOW TO SET SMART GOALS FOR 2017

Many people end the year with intended new year resolutions in all aspects of their lives and by mid January, many are floundering.  Also in some cases, frustration may set in when goals are not met by mid-year or end of year.  Hence it is crucial that you set your goals, plan and activate them. […]

11 Jan

9 Ways Your Perfectionism Trait Is Holding You Back

Do you find yourself always going over and over things you have done, just to make sure it is perfect? Do you question your ability to get things done properly – undermining your capabilities? Do you ever feel frustrated about how much you get done—and how much you don’t accomplish? Do you ever wish you […]

16 Dec

How To Avoid Family Fights This Holiday

The season is here again, where you look forward to spending time with your closest friends and family. You enjoy the comfort that comes from being with people who have known you for many years. It’s a wonderful feeling to be able to just be yourself. In all of this, there may a be a […]

20 Sep

DEALING WITH TOXIC PEOPLE

Toxic People are everywhere but it is how you deal with them and allow the effect of their negative to influence that is the determining factor.

16 Aug

TO FORGIVE OR NOT

The effects of unforgiveness has many repercussions that people are unaware of. When you discover the affects that unforgiveness has on your lives, you’ll see that choosing the alternative will make you free and it is very important that it happens, for your own sake.  You will not only be happier, but your physical, mental, […]

30 Jul

26 TIPS FOR MANAGING STRESS

Stress affects your health and can lead to all sorts of serious health issues.  Most times the key to avoiding stressful situations are staring us in the face but we either walk in denial or refuse to take action.  I always say, YOU, are the captain of your ship – your life on earth and […]

30 Jul

SELF APPRAISAL TIPS

Self appraisal allows you to remind yourself and your boss of your accomplishments, put your successes and missteps into context, and articulate goals for the future. But doing it well can be tricky. How many people are truly objective about their own performance? And how can you find the right balance between self-promotion and self-criticism? […]

18 Jul

The Porcupine & Relationships

It was during the coldest winter yet and animals were dying.  The porcupines realising the situation decided to come together to keep warm, and protect one another so as to survive the harsh winter. Unfortunately, their spiky quills made it uncomfortable to stay in such close proximity, so they separated. This decision, of course, left […]

23 Jun

LIFESTYLE PRODUCTIVITY? “MANAGE YOUR ENERGY LEVEL”

I was speaking to a friend recently and she kept complaining that she lacked energy in doing a lot of her daily chores – at work and at home. I asked her some questions and I discovered that her energy level was not being distributed properly. Are you aware that energy is just like money. […]

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