Today is our blog’s sixth birthday. Over the past six years we have touched on hundreds of tips, tricks and lessons that have the potential to improve your life. So to celebrate this milestone, we’re going to take a stroll down memory lane and review some of the best tips from our previous articles. Together, we believe the 30 tips below are the cornerstone of practical self improvement advice. Each tip links back to its original corresponding article, so you can read more at your leisure. Enjoy…
- Maintain a positive attitude. – Positive thinking is at the forefront of every great success story. The mind must believe it can do something before it is capable of actually doing it. So be aware of your mental self-talk. We all talk silently to ourselves in our heads, but we aren’t always conscious of what we’re saying or how it’s affecting us. Start listening to your thoughts. If you hear negative thoughts, stop for a second and replace them with positive thoughts. As the Dalai Lama once said, “The way to overcome negative thoughts and destructive emotions is to develop opposing, positive emotions that are stronger and more powerful.” For some practical positive thinking guidance, I recommend reading The Power of Positive Thinking.
- Be kind to yourself. – If you had a friend who spoke to you in the same way that you sometimes speak to yourself, how long would you allow that person to be your friend? The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others. You must love who you are or no one else will.
- Embrace problems as a natural part of growing. – Part of living and growing up is experiencing unexpected troubles in life. People lose [Read more…]