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Unexpected Ways to Build Self-Confidence

Low self-esteem is a risk factor for numerous mental conditions¬†including eating disorders, anxiety disorders and depression. Thus, Dr. Geert-Jan Will of Leiden University and his team set out to research into the extent to which our self-confidence is shaped by what other people think of us. The researchers looked at 40 participants who were asked […]

By |September 26th, 2018|mind, optimize, ownyourlife, self help|0 Comments

Self destruction: Are you prone?

As I have been exploring different topics in self growth, self destruction is not one I have ever touched on. But certainly a prevalent one.

Self destruction can be defined as any behavior that may be or actually is harmful to the human engaging in said behavior. Listed below are many examples of this disease.

Is self […]

By |September 17th, 2018|mind, ownyourlife, self help|0 Comments

The Magic Of Mindfulness: How This Benefits Your Mental Health

A new colleague is spreading her wings, as it were, and asked to be a guest author on this site about mindfulness. Enjoy.

This is a skill that can be applied to just about every aspect of your day-to-day life. Like any other skill, it must be practiced daily, and the impact it has on your […]

By |July 1st, 2018|healthy, meditation, mind, optimize, ownyourlife|0 Comments

Charisma: Do you have it or not?

I have recently been reading the book by Olivia Fox Cabane called ‘The Charisma Myth’. I have been intrigued by humans who seem to have this power to ‘lure’ other humans into their circle for whatever reason. Oprah, Clinton, Gates, Jobs, Madonna…just to name a few.

What is it that they ‘have’? What is it that […]

By |June 25th, 2018|charisma, mind, optimize, ownyourlife, self help|0 Comments

Self esteem: Yours high or low? Here is what you need to know.

Although feelings are the most important thing to consider when it comes to your status in the Universe and with God, thoughts are most important on how you get to those confident feelings. The number one place to start with your thoughts is with your self esteem.

So how do you really feel about yourself?

I borrowed […]

By |June 11th, 2018|mind, optimize, ownyourlife, self help|1 Comment

Are you bona fide?

I was watching a movie over at a relatives house last weekend called ‘O Brother Where Art Thou?’ and at one point in the movie, the question was asked of one of the main characters “Are you bona fide?”

The movie itself is from 2000 and is about three convicts who are looking for a lost […]

By |February 27th, 2018|mind, optimize, ownyourlife, self help, spirituality|0 Comments

Rewarding skills to learn

We all have our faults that we need to work on. Actually being able to step back and realize what those faults are and then not letting your ego hinder you from correcting those faults is one of many rewarding skills all in its own. That takes awareness. And will power.

With that being said, being […]

By |January 7th, 2018|healthy, mind, optimize, ownyourlife, self help|0 Comments

Waking up: what you should do with it

My last post was on how naps (and sleep in general) are good for you.  Once you are through waking up or in the process of, there are a few things you can do to make your day and your continuing life as awesome as they can be.

Changing the habits of what you do when […]

By |December 17th, 2017|mind, optimize, self help|0 Comments