How to Have More Self Control In Your Life?

What is self-control? First, let’s define what is self control, and what do you actually control. Self-control is the ability to control impulses, reactions and negative emotions, and is another name for self-discipline. It is the skill that enables you to say “no” and “enough” to yourself. It is the ability to abstain from harmful extremes of behavior and actions. It is the ability to avoid eating unhealthy food or too much food. It means being able to stop doing anything that might be harmful for you and for others. It is not some kind of negative and limiting behavior, as some people might think. When self-control is present and used wisely and with common sense, it becomes one of …

What Is Inner Peace?

I have written a lot about inner peace, but it seems most people don’t understand what it is. Some time ago, I received an email from a reader, saying that she doesn’t want inner peace, because she wants to be active and alive. She was afraid that calmness might make her passive and take all the fun from her life. She also said that she preferred to keep her mind restless and very active, not calm. Well, this only shows lack of understanding what inner peace is and how it can improve your life in many ways. What is Inner Peace? We need to define this term. Inner peace is not a state of passivity, and certainly does not make …

5 Stress Management Techniques to Find Bliss in Life

If you’d like to learn how to develop stress management techniques so you can find bliss in your life, sign up for the free 90-Day Master Class hosted by the founder of Addicted2Success.com, Joel Brown. Life is a joyous journey and this is what most of us felt as kids. But, as we grow up our perception about life witnesses a drastic change and we no longer find joy in living. Life becomes a struggle and stress is primarily the reason behind it. We spend our days overburdened by the exhaustion of stress, looking for the slightest joy in materialistic things such as getting a job promotion, buying a bigger house, and so on. But, the joy that we feel on …

15 Tips for Happiness in Daily Life

You can make your life happier. It is a matter of choice. You might say it is impossible, since you have so many problems. You just cannot be happy. You are wrong. You can be happy even in difficult times and when surrounded by problems. Happiness comes from within, and does not depend on circumstances. Events and circumstances can surely affect how you feel. If you let them. The secret is in not letting them affect your mood and state of mind. This might be not easy, but if you are determined to bring happiness into your life you can do it. It is your attitude that makes you feel happy or unhappy. It is your habitual thinking that determines …

Peace of Mind Tips and Advice

What Is Peace of Mind? Peace of mind is a state of mental and emotional calmness, with no worries, fears or stress. In this state, the mind is quiet, and you experience a sense of happiness and freedom. Such peaceful moments are not so rare. You have experienced them in the past, at times when you were engaged in some kind of an absorbing or interesting activity. Here are a few examples: Watching an entertaining movie or TV program. Being in the company of someone you love. Being absorbed in reading a book. Lying on the sand at the beach. On vacation, when you experience some sort of mental numbness, forgetting your work and day-to-day-life. In deep asleep, when you …

How to Make Peace of Mind a Habit

What do you prefer, a restless, agitated mind, or a peaceful mind? The answer is quiet obvious. No one “enjoys” stress and mental restlessness. Too often, life leads you into unpleasant and difficult situations that lead to stress, anger and lack of inner peace. What would you gain if could keep your mind peaceful? A calm and peaceful mind leads to: Emotional and physical health. Increased level of energy. Stronger and sharper mental power Improved memory. Improved ability to learn and study. A peaceful mind also helps you handle your daily affairs of life in a more efficient manner, eases stress, and enables you to act calmly and in a poised manner in difficult situations. We live in a world …

Happiness Comes from Within Us

The source of happiness is within us. Happiness starts from within us. External events might cause it to manifest, but the real source of happiness comes from within you. Happiness often seems to be the result of external factors, but actually, it starts and comes out into the open from inside us. There is inner happiness within everyone, but it is covered by layers of negative thoughts, fears, worries and anxieties. Inner happiness is an inseparable part of our inner being, of our essence, but we often allow various factors to hide it. Inner happiness appears when thoughts and worries calm down. There is a deep correlation between inner happiness and inner peace. When one is the present the other …

The Procrastination Problem, Factors, Effects and Reasons

Procrastinators delay until the day after tomorrow what they know they should have done the day before yesterday. What does procrastination look like? We all put off working on unpleasant or tedious tasks from time to time. Washing the car, taking out garbage, cleaning windows, or making stressful phone calls are no one’s idea of a fun way to spend time. But where most of us do this only occasionally, procrastinators do it most of the time, and that’s where the problems start. Procrastination is a stress factor Procrastination is a behavior that leads to stress, because it makes plans and wishes fail at what should be the point of fulfillment. Theater tickets and vacation packages sell out before procrastinators …

How to Maintain Peace and Reduce Stress at the Workplace

Work, brings together people of different temperament, character, and behavior, and this often, causes friction, resentment and stress. People spend hours at work every day, but often, the work causes stress, exhaustion and unhappiness. Sometimes, the boss is too demanding. Colleagues might be rude. There might be too much stress due to too much work. The working conditions might not be comfortable. The job might be boring. There could be competition or envy between the workers. The customers might be too demanding or criticizing. They might feel there are utilized and underpaid. These are some of the reasons, why most people feel stress at work or are unhappy about it. This why people eagerly wait for their vacation. The vacation …

Lack of Motivation and Enthusiasm

Motivation and enthusiasm manifest as desire and interest, and as a driving force that pushes you to take action and pursue goals. However, it often happens that you cannot awaken enough desire and interest, and you lack motivation. This is a frustrating situation, since you might have some wishes and dreams, but cannot get enough inner strength and motivation to act. When motivation is lacking you become passive, unhappy and stay in the same place without making progress. There are many reasons for the loss or absence of motivation, such as: A weak desire Laziness Shyness Lack of belief Lack of self esteem Lack of self confidence In some cases, the reason might be a physical or mental problem, which …

What Is Intuition – Definition and Meaning

What is intuition? What is the definition of intuition? Does it have any similarity with esp and psychic powers? Is it possible to develop this ability? Let’s talk about intuition definition and meaning to make this word clearer. What Is Intuition – Definitions How can we define this ability? We use the word intuition, but what is its meaning? It is what is often called a “gut feeling” or a hunch. It is a process of getting knowledge and understanding through other means than thinking, learning, or the five senses. It is a subconscious process, in which the subconscious mind brings into your consciousness information, solutions to problems, and the understanding on how to proceed in certain situations. Here Are …

Quotes about Patience and on Becoming Patient

Patience means forbearance, self-control, being tolerant, and able to accept delays and obstacles without getting angry. It also mans being courteous towards people, even when they are impatient, slow or difficult to get along with. Patient people do not lose their temper easily and do not get irritated quickly. Being patient also means the ability and willingness to suppress restlessness or annoyance when confronted with problems, obstacles or delays. May these quotes motivate and help you gain patience. Quotes about Patience “A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.” –George Savile “You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.” –Franklin P. Jones “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret …