It is said that you are the average of the five people that you spend the most time with. So what if you surround yourself with empowering people? People you hang out with do matter for your wellbeing and personal development. It’s important to think about whom you are spending your time with, as they will directly influence who you are as a person and therefore what you can achieve. There are different kinds of friends, those who inspire you and those that drain you.
Think you know what makes someone attractive to the opposite sex? If you had to guess, what traits would you suggest? Someone who is good-looking, with a nice physique and who is easy to get on with? Surprisingly, researchers found none of these common physical traits top of the list of what makes someone attractive. Instead, participants in two ground-breaking studies were found to value personality over physical. The top five attractive personality traits psychologists revealed were: Kindness and understanding Intelligence Sense of humor Fun
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 that you do not feel offended. Their over-trying ways leave you with a sense of guilt. You feel as though you did nothing to deserve the royal treatment. Ironically, it
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 task of doing right is far from straightforward and involves a few harsh realities. That said, righteousness is an admirable quality. What goodness means Most people struggle to grasp what
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 School of Life. He is the Manager of MuktiBhawan, a guesthouse that serves as a refuge for those near the ends of their lives. He has witnessed over 12000 deaths
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 point where he only kept up with the basics; outside of studying, eating, and basic hygiene – he was the type of individual you’d find researching a new, big idea
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 things safe can also be helpful in creating success. 1. Your Goals Keeping your goals private can actually make you more likely to achieve them. Studies on goal setting have
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 ways to increase your productivity – and the best thing about these tips is that they are backed up by science. This means that they will always work, and you