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growth

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How To Learn A New Skill Going Deeper Or Learning Something New

Feed your curiosity. There’s always room for learning something new or unlocking other levels of a skill you already possess. Once the brain is stretched through learning it remodels itself and its neurons develop a greater connectivity. This makes the brain work faster and more efficient. If you’ve ever wanted to learn a skill but got discouraged to even venture because of any reas[...]

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Unplugging : Growing In Solitude Finding Your Happy Place

When was the last time you spent time alone? There’s so much noise all around us. So many things are contesting for our attention. Some of the things are important, others are not exactly important. This is why there’s the need for you to unplug, recharge and come back empowered. Unplugging means different things for everyone. For me, it means finding my happy place and enjoying sol[...]

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Sleep! You’ve Got This A Guide To Having Quality Sleep

I am not going to talk about how sleep affects your health. You already know that. I am more interested in how adults think being tired and being sleep deprived is a badge of honour. It feels like we are in competition to measure who sleeps less as a sign of success or achievement. Pegging success to the number of hours one sleeps at night is wrong on all levels. Apart from the health com[...]

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Building Your Dream Team Growing within the right circle of friends

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” ― Jim Rohn At the core, we are all wired with a sense of belongingness. Whether introvert, extrovert or ambivert, we crave fellowship and love. We desire company. We want to share our lives with others. I once came across a tweet which read, “Your friends are God’s way of apologizing for your relatives”.[...]

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Pouring Into Others Growing through generousity

We’re all just walking each other home. - Ram Dass. Generosity should be a way of life. In little or huge ways, we can show love and compassion towards each other and be good to each other. Right now, there are people whose lives you can contribute to. I am not necessarily asking you to mentor someone, I am only asking you to be a decent person and give off your possessions and resour[...]

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Finding Mentors and Choosing Role Models The People Who Inspire Growth

We draw inspiration from people to dream big, believe in our dreams and work till they come into fruition. Representation matters. When you see other people become what you aspire to be, it spikes your willingness to improve and do better. Apart from the friends who rob off us daily and help us to level up, mentors and role models can play a huge role in making us believe in ourselves and[...]

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Embracing Productive Discomfort Growing Beyond Your Comfort Zone

“We are kept from our goal not by obstacles but by a clear path to a lesser goal.” — Robert Brault Have you ever procrastinated on an idea because you were uncertain of the outcome and had replayed a lot of failure scenes in your head? Have you ever wanted to answer a question in class but lacked the courage to raise your hand up? Have you ever wanted to do something so bad but ke[...]

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Building The Right Foundation For Self-Worth Allowing Roles To Be Roles

We all identify with different traits, roles and attributes such as the ones we acquired from birth like race, gender and family status or the ones we developed over the years like our occupation and network. As humans, our self-identity continually evolves.   It is easy for us to build our self-worth on the things we consider important enough to identify with, with little or no consci[...]

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Starting Afresh With Accountability Partners Getting Help To Start New Habits And Projects

  New beginnings are great for new habits. The start of a new month, new year, new week or even a new journal seems to give a nudge of awakening and a sense to start afresh, set new habits and amend old ways. However, forming new habits require self-control and consistent practice until it becomes second nature. Opening up and willingly giving accounts of your habits to another[...]