How to Deal with Negative Thoughts (The Healthy Way)

We have all been there. At some points in our lives, we question ourselves whether we are doing good enough or capable for all the uncertainties that might come up as we grow older. We doubt about decisions and choices we made or simply feel “I am just not good enough for that.” This is self-doubt. Self-doubt occurs when we are lack of confidence or feeling incapable of doing things we need to do. People who doubt about themselves panic about things would go out of control or not going the way as expected. A certain level of self-doubt is good because it indicates you understand what you need to improve in order to do a better job. (Just remember …

3 Time-Tested Strategies for Reducing Stress Regardless of the Cause

As the owner of a company with a decentralized business model, my days are chaotic, never lending themselves to a simple pattern or system that I could easily follow for organization, predictability, or even knowing when some of my days will start—or end. I may be dealing with an unexpected website issue first thing in the morning or I may need to make an unexpected 2-3-hour commute to meet with an important client, all the while having the burden of some ongoing contract negotiation looming overhead. Sound familiar? This is a complaint only as much as I know that entrepreneurs and business owners everywhere are dealing with the same set of problems. This chaotic, hard to systematize lifestyle lends itself …

5 Ways for Men to Optimize Your Wardrobe

If you want to look effortlessly stylish, no matter the event or occasion, here is how you can update your wardrobe: 1)    Get the Basics Right There are certain things that every man needs to own, like a white button-up shirt. Its an essential staple in every wardrobe, but that doesn’t mean you can’t go wrong with it. There are so many different versions of this key piece that you should make sure the one you own is perfect.  It should fit you correctly, look sleek and sharp, and not be crinkled, faded grey and missing several buttons. Whilst it remains a key piece, not every white shirt looks the same, with variations on collar size, cuff size and pocket shape …

Tips for Recruiting & Hiring Community Health Workers as Employees

Choosing any employee is a difficult and time-consuming decision. Just having the necessary skills is not enough, they need to have the right personality to fit into your business and experience can also play a vital role in their suitability to complete the job properly. It’s important to follow these tips and get it the right first time. Take It Slow The most important thing is to give yourself plenty of time, rushing the process generally leads to mistakes and you’ll end up with an employee that’s not suitable for the job. Define a timeline and add a few extra days into it, this ensures you can give every potential employee a fair chance.  Software Knowledge The world is digital …

70 Encouraging Words and Encouragement Quotes

We all need some encouraging words sometimes, to give us confidence, strength and motivation. We need to hear words of encouragement when we lack courage, self-esteem and decisiveness, and we need comforting words when we face challenges or difficulties. Everyone feels better after hearing or reading some uplifting quotes. They make them feel more comfortable and energetic. These words alleviate fears and doubts and enhance confidence. It is good to have a steady flow of encouragement. The quotes and words you find here are suitable for this purpose. Any time you feel you need some empowerment, lifting up or boosting your confidence read a few of these words and quotes Here are some quotes and encouraging words to make you …

Keep on keeping on!

We all have felt at times like if the world crumbled upon ourselves. We’ve felt in a hole, a dark bit of reality, caused by negative feelings. It can be disappointments, bad news, a difficult moment in a relationship, failures, you name it. At those times we don’t really know the way out. We only know it’s necessary to get out, for our own sake (the realisation can come after a while). How do you put yourself together? What do you decide it’s important and you’re going to hang on to? What would be the best frame of mind to have? Whenever you want to get out of a real-feeling-bad situation you just need to realise that the answer is …

Hypnotize Yourself Into The Ghost of Christmas Future.

You will begin to realise why this exercise is called the Dickens Pattern (with reference to the ghost showing Scrooge some different futures) as you notice that the idea of this exercise is to hypnotize yourself to be aware of two very real possibilities for your future. Two distinct pathways that you could take for your life this very day. Have a think about something that you do that you are maybe not motivated to change about yourself. Prior to running through this technique, just have a think about something that you know you need to be doing, but are not. Then with that thing in mind, follow these simple steps. Step One: Get yourself nice and relaxed and settled. …

How to Build New Habits With An Accountability Partner

Are you struggling to build new habits? While it’s important to first understand how the habit loop works, you should also start to collaborate with an accountability partner. What Is an Accountability Partner? An accountability partner can be likened to a partnership where you mutually consent to mentor each other and offer feedback on an agreed timeframe. Feedback could be shared daily or weekly. The flow of communication between accountability partners shares a similarity with that of a mastermind session. The major difference is that communication focuses on the two accountability partners instead of on a group of individuals. Here’s everything you need to learn about building new habits with an accountability partner. Why Should You Have an Accountability Partner? Accountability …

How To Develop A Motivated Mindset

From time to time, each of us will find ourselves in a rut of boredom and disinterest. We seem to lose our zest for life and feel tired, irritable and unmotivated. We want to hide under the covers rather than face the day. Perhaps you’re feeling overwhelmed by work, or sad about the pain and suffering in the world, or just bored with the routine of your daily life. You are not alone. We all go through periods like this at some point. The good news is that we can do something about it. Here are some tips to help break out of the rut and feel excited about life again: 1) Take a “Time Out” – Prolonged stress can …