personal growth

8 Reasons Why You Should Be OK If Not Everyone Likes You

By | January 19th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

If you are trying to please everyone, here are some reasons to be OK with the idea that not all people like you. It is easy to spot people pleasers. They are so nice that you feel uncomfortable. If you point out a flaw, they will do their best to cajole you and make sure

What It Actually Means to Be a Good Person – the Harsh Truth No One Wants to Accept

By | January 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Do you think that it's important to be a good person? Like most people, you probably try your utmost to do right by others. But you must have learned that doing so comes at a cost. Also, you would have discovered that life is often in, not black or white, but shades of gray. The

The Striking Truth about Life Learned from a Man Who Has Seen 12000 Deaths

By | December 6th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , |

What is the best way to find out the truth about life? The Hindus believe that a person who breathes his last attains what they term "Kashi Labh," or the karmic cycle of rebirth. Birav Nath Shukla has an occupation that not many will envy, but it has armed him with a degree in the

A Tough (but Rewarding) Journey: The Meaning of Sacrifice for Your Success and Self-Growth

By | November 18th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

What is the meaning of sacrifice in terms of finances and personal development? Is there a reward in the end? One of the best tidbits of advice I’ve received came from a friend who had been living very minimally, for months, to the point that I was concerned for his well-being. He had reached a

5 Things You Should Never Share with Others and Why

By | November 8th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you keep secrets or do you share with others every single detail of your life? Keeping secrets is never usually advised, as it keeps issues in that can damage your emotional wellbeing. However, there are some key things that you should never share with others and are best to keep to yourself. Sometimes, keeping

How to Increase Your Productivity Using These 5 Science-Backed Methods

By | November 2nd, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

Are you looking for ways to increase your productivity? Staying productive is hard, especially when you have to do it day in and day out for long hours. It’s easy for the mind to get distracted, or even just to reach a point where you burn out of creativity or inspiration. But there are some

3 Reasons You Should Date a Person Who Accepts You the Way You Are

By | October 28th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Why should you date a person who accepts you the way you are? Well – the way you are can mean different things. There are a few possible scenarios. We should be clear about which one we’re in before proceeding. Scenario #1: You’re with someone who doesn’t accept you the way you are because you behave in

7 Personality Traits Viewed as Flaws That Actually Make You More Endearing

By | October 22nd, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Do you believe that you have some 'bad' personality traits? Below are some personality traits that shouldn’t be viewed as flaws but instead endearing traits that a lot of people “suffer” with. 1. You embarrass easily The physical signs of embarrassment are often worse that the event themselves. The flushed cheeks, the light sweating, perhaps

7 Relationship Myths You Should Stop Believing to Be Happy

By | October 18th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

Are you ready to debunk some relationship myths? If you’ve had or are having trouble in your relationship, you’ve probably received lots of advice. Sometimes it seems like everybody who has ever been married/in a relationship or knows anyone who has ever been married thinks that he or she actually holds the secret to guaranteeing

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