Are Getting Results From Self Improvement Techniques?

Did you start some kind of self improvement technique, but did not see any improvement? Did you meditate, repeated affirmations or used visualization, but got no results? Do you sometimes, hear people say, “I have tried positive thinking, and I have repeated affirmations, I have meditated, and yet nothing happened?” Do you often wonder why you are not getting results for your efforts when following various self improvement techniques? The fact is that often, people don’t use self-improvement and positive thinking techniques correctly, or they do not follow the techniques earnestly and wholeheartedly. Why You Are not Getting Results from Self Improvement? 1. You might start enthusiastically repeating affirmations, expecting miracles to happen. However, after repeating them for a few …

8 Traits of an Effective Business Leader

If you’d like to learn how to be an effective leader so you can influence and inspire others, sign up for the free 90-Day Master Class hosted by the founder of Addicted2Success.com, Joel Brown. If you’re leading a business, there’s no question about whether you’re a leader or not. You are a leader. The only question is what kind of leader are you? Some people think that inspirational leaders just happen—they’re a product of personality, circumstance, and talent. While some may take to leadership more easily than others, anyone can develop themselves into an inspirational leader through intentional and thoughtful work on themselves. Your business’s success or failure relies upon you as its leader, so it is well worth doing …

How to Achieve Your Dreams and Goals

Do you have dreams and goals? Sure you have, but what are doing to make them come true? Often, dreams and goals stay as daydreams, unless you do something to turn them into reality. Achieving your dreams and goals depends on several factors: You need to have a specific and clear goal. You have to be sure that you really want to achieve your goal. You need to create a clear mental image of your goal. You need a strong desire. You need to disregard doubts and thoughts about failure. You have to show confidence and faith, and persevere, until you achieve your goal. Do you follow all the above-mentioned requirements? Most people just wish they could achieve their dreams …

How to Set Milestones to Progress Towards Your Goal

When you define milestones for yourself, you build a ladder to your goals. The more rungs you add, the easier the climb. Taking those steps can be challenging. But for those who haven’t done it before, the tougher challenge actually comes first: carving out the steps. What do appropriate milestones look like, and how are they placed? Let’s start with a definition. What Are Milestones? According to Merriam-Webster, “milestone” has two definitions. The first is literal: a rock used as a milepost. The second, “a significant point in development,” is what most people refer to when they talk about making progress toward a goal. “A significant point” is what you make of it—if you’re learning to cook, making eggs over …

How to Launch Your Startup in 7 Easy Steps

We all want to manifest success in our lives. It fuels our desires to attain something. People perceive success differently as we have different desires. Some go after enriching themselves with material things to get financial freedom. Others study further to advance to the next level in their academic career. Nevertheless, it’s necessary to identify clearly what we truly desire to achieve in life. This will give you a clear vision of which path you should go and what steps to take. Bill Gates’s top secrets in achieving success includes starting as early as you can. He was only 13 years old when he started working with computers and looked how successful and influential he has become. Facebook’s CEO, Mark …

10 Small Changes That Will Significantly Improve Your Life

The principle of compounding interest isn’t only effective in finance.  Big achievements are often the result of small changes.  Here are 10 small changes to incorporate into your life.  1.  “Don’t Enter the Debate Too Early.”  Those are the words of Nelson Mandela regarding his leadership.  Listening first and speaking last lets you see the different perspectives on an issue and to give a better response.  People also feel that their ideas and opinions matter.  And a sense of contribution means that people are more invested in accomplishing the goal.  2.  Immediate and Unambiguous Feedback Everyone encounters obstacles in trying to reach a goal.  Rather than being thrown off course, you need to adjust and roll with the punches.  And the best way to adjust is getting immediate and direct feedback, either …

How to Cure Depression (Professional Advice from a Therapist)

Did you know that most people on anti-depressants are depressed again a year later? And between 2005 and 2015, the number of people living with depression worldwide increased by a staggering 18.4%. Even though people are taking more antidepressants than ever, depression is still increasing. It’s paradoxical to think that the estimated 264 million people in the world living with depression are actually together in feeling alone and hopeless. What the pharmaceutical companies seem to make consumers think is that antidepressants cure a chemical imbalance in their brains. But if that were true, why aren’t we seeing depression disappear? That’s not to say antidepressants don’t reduce the impact of symptoms and act as a bridge to effectively address the underlying problems, …

30 Best Business Books for Entrepreneurs Who Want to Make an Impact

Learning how to succeed in business used to be a case of being really good at one skill or area and milking it for all its value. Today, we are fast becoming a “skills economy”, driving trends in employment and even the way we approach entrepreneurship. To succeed in today’s business landscape, business owners and executives need to possess a mix of skills that enable them to stay ahead and adapt to change. 1. Digital Savviness As the adage goes: “If you’re not online, you don’t exist.” Today’s entrepreneurs need to take to the internet to increase their presence and to remain relevant in an evolving business landscape. Companies like Amazon, Netflix, Airbnb and more are a testament to the …

How to Overcome Dental Anxiety

If you have a fear of going to the dentist then you’re not alone. It’s estimated that one in six adults has a fear of visiting the dentist. This figure reduces to one in ten for children. The truth is that the figures don’t matter, if you’re anxious about the dentist then you’re going to miss out on the basic treatment you may need to look after your teeth and preserve them for life. That’s why you need to overcome your anxiety.   It is worth noting that consistently elevated anxiety levels have been linked with a variety of age-related diseases.  It’s another good reason to overcome your dental anxiety. Choose The Right Dentist There is probably more than one dentist in your town …

Are You Sabotaging Your Future Self? Here’s What You Should Know

I get the feeling we’ve all heard what it takes to be successful. We’ve probably heard it time and time again. I would go as far as saying there isn’t a secret step, ingredient, or set of bullet points you need to follow to be successful.  If you had the opportunity to sit down and talk with successful people and ask them whatever you wanted about their success, do you think they would give a lot of the same answers? Maybe they wouldn’t give the same answers, but how about what characteristics or the “how did you become so successful?” If you asked any top athlete, leader of an industry, mogul, or anyone that has achieved a level of success, …

3 Crucial Blogging Steps You Should Never Overlook

If you’d like to learn how to create a well-versed blog, so you can have a blog that’s seen by thousands of people, sign up for the free 90-Day Master Class hosted by the founder of Addicted2Success.com, Joel Brown. You know, when I first started my blog back in 2014 I had no clue what the heck I was doing. Just write, Iva, you’re a good writer. Write good things and people will flock to your website in droves. Traffic will be insane and you will be the star of the world wide web. So, needless to say, that didn’t happen. I was so naive. There was so much to learn and do. What’s wrong with my blog? This question …

Find the Right Business for the Job

Whether you need basic work done around the house, a full home renovation or a regular cleaning, finding the right business for the job is important. These days, there’s no shortage of trades and businesses offering services that you can take advantage of for your home, so it’s important to do your research first and ensure that the choice you’ll make is a good fit for what you need. The good news is that there are plenty of tools and resources available to help you choose the right business for your needs. We’ve put together a checklist to help you make the best decision.  Ask for Recommendations: First of all, try asking for recommendations from your social circle. This is usually the …

Music and Productivity: When to Press Play vs. When to Tune Out

Music has always been held in high regard because of its power to make us feel a wide range of emotions. Often, the most common reason we listen to music is to feel good, to put us in the right mood. We also listen to music to relieve stress and motivate us to become more productive at work. The role of music in the workplace has been studied numerous times, and a majority of the research points toward the same conclusion: listening to music can enhance work performance and boost productivity. However, there are a few things to keep in mind if you’re going to use music as a productivity tool. Let’s take a look at these and discuss when it would …

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 …

How to Turn Your Passion Project Into a Career

Many people want to turn their passion projects or side hustles into their full-time jobs and make a career doing what you love. Whether you want to do live stream gaming, professional spray tans, arts and crafts or creating fashion, you can use these tips to turn your passion project into a career. Create a Plan Whenever you want to start any form of business, you need to figure out a plan for yourself. Where will you get your supplies? Will you make sales online and through what website? What other expenses and costs do you need to consider? You need to figure out what will help you to succeed and how to plan for that. Spend some time planning things …

9 Tips to Keep Yourself and Your Team Motivated While Working From Home

The entire world is now faced with the COVID-19 pandemic. Since this respiratory illness is highly contagious, especially in places with multitudes of people, more and more companies are now encouraging their staff to start working from home to mitigate the spread of the highly contagious disease. For some, doing online work from home can be a breeze but to others, it would be a totally new experience and may find it a bit challenging to focus and actually be productive. The good news is that there are a few essential tips that you and your team can practice to help you balance working from home while staying productive and disciplined. Working from home requires a lot of discipline and …