Development

How Accountability Affects Dependability

Everyone makes mistakes. Even me. I know, I know, it’s hard to believe (haha). And personally, may I say, sometimes hard to admit. Yet, admitting mistakes is the path to dependability. Two things to do you make a mistake. own it learn from it Accept accountability for your decisions and actions. Being responsible is a …

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How to Adopt the Yes Attitude Toward Yourself

Adopting The Yes Attitude Toward Your Own Self Image There are many ways to improve your attitude toward your own self-image. Often, we are our own worst critics, and the way we speak to ourselves is usually much worse than how we’d ever speak to another person. Why is it so hard for people to …

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How to Reverse Negative Thinking Patterns

How to Reverse Negative Thinking Patterns If you want to make a change to your life, the number one way to do so is by reversing your negative thinking patterns. However, thought patterns which are deeply engrained in your mind can be difficult to reverse. Below are some tips to help you reverse negative thinking patterns …

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7 Tips to Defeat Imposter Syndrome

Who am I write a blog? What makes me think I have anything someone else wants to hear? Write a book? People will look at my name on the author line and say ‘who does she think she is writing a book?’ What if I go to that networking meeting and people find out I …

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Following God’s Plan to Crush Your Goals

Many Christians believe that pursuing our goals goes against certain Christian beliefs and counteracts whatever plan God has in store for us. On the contrary – Scriptures encourage us to pursue our goals and achieve success. Consider these passages from the Bible: Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the …

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Stop Negative Self-Talk Before It Utters Another Word

As humans, we’re sometimes very hard on ourselves. Whether we’re conscious of it or not, our beliefs can sometimes be very damaging to our self-esteem. Unfortunately, these negative talking points in our head sometimes keep us stuck in a rut. A great psychologist, Albert Ellis, had many tokens of wisdom to pass around. One of …

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Keep Your Eye on the Goal

Remember that goal you set on January 1. How are you progressing?This week’s journal prompt looks at that goal and reminds you to pursue it. Journal:This has certainly been a year of challenges. My goal of ……………… was interrupted, but it is not abandoned. To pursue this goal, I commit to:(What commitment are you making …

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Belief – Action – Results

What do you believe to be true about yourself? Take a moment and consider that. Belief is defined as “an acceptance that a statement is true” and “trust, faith, or confidence in someone or something”. What you believe to be true has an effect on how you will act. That’s ridiculous TerryAnn! Is it? If you …

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Defining FEAR: a Journal Prompt

Scrolling through social media, listening to news reports, many are feeling fearful. What is fear? Some define it as: * False Evidence Appearing Real * Forgetting Everything is All Right * Future Events Already Ruined What do you fear? How do you respond to fear? What effect does fear have on you? This week’s journal …

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