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8 Annoying Things You May Be Doing to Push People Away (Without Even Realizing It)

By | 2017-04-10T20:38:04+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

There are some annoying things some people do that push others away. While some people effortlessly make friends left and right, others have a more difficult time. Are you one of those people who wonder why they can’t seem to keep a friend? It’s possible you have certain traits which others find annoying. Subtle actions may be producing negative tension between you and your friends, without you even realizing it!

7 Common Prejudices – Are They Holding You Back?

By | 2016-10-15T20:19:45+00:00 February 5th, 2016|Tags: , |

The word “prejudice” means “pre-judging,” or, in other words, to form an opinion or a belief without any factual or rational reasoning for it. We normally think of prejudices as directed toward others who are of a different race, religion, or even gender; and we form stereotypical notions about entire groups of people as a result. There are, however, other prejudices too, and these can be just as irrational. The

8 Warning Signs of Emotional Manipulation in Relationships

By | 2016-10-15T20:21:14+00:00 August 27th, 2015|Tags: , , |

What is emotional manipulation? Emotional manipulation is when friends or loved ones use methods such as guilt-tripping, shaming and using fear to manipulate others. It can be done in both a subtle or very overt manner, but either way is unacceptable. It’s safe to say that at some point in our lives we may have done of the following, but it’s usually followed by a great guilt and remorse. Below

Reboot Your Life: 20 Mental Barriers You Should Let Go Of

By | 2016-10-15T20:22:53+00:00 February 16th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

You are in an imaginary hot air balloon. It’s just you and all of your belongings in the wicker basket. Something went wrong and you are losing altitude fast. You will hit the ground in less than ten minutes if you don’t come up with something quick. The only immediate solution is to get rid of excess weight and throw off at least half of your belongings. It’s that or hit

5-Step Process for Dealing with Negative Thoughts

By | 2016-10-15T20:25:45+00:00 June 25th, 2014|Tags: |

Like most aspiring NBA basketball players, I had an ear for doubters. When I heard anything indirectly or directly regarding the low probability of making it into the NBA, I would quickly dismiss such buffoonery. “I work too hard not to make it! You think Kobe Bryant works hard at his game? Larry Bird? Michael Jordon? Think again! You haven’t spent a day with me! I’ll show you!” I remembered the doubters

8 Little Known Factors Damaging Your Success Right Now

By | 2016-10-15T20:25:46+00:00 June 23rd, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

Sometimes it’s the little things that make the biggest impact in our lives. In this post I want to dissect some of the ‘little’ factors that may be holing you back and they may even come as a surprise to you. If you’ve got stuck on your journey to success, one of these factors might have been the problem. Let’s see. #1 Doubting Yourself This is huge and goes unrecognized;

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