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personal development

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Show Up Everyday The Making Of A Champion

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does[...]

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Why You Need To Keep A Journal

“Keeping a personal journal a daily in-depth analysis and evaluation of your experiences is a high-leverage activity that increases self-awareness and enhances all the endowments and the synergy among them.” — Stephen R. Covey   We experience each day in a different light. As we go through our routines, we learn new lessons and think new thoughts daily. This is why you sho[...]

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On Being Silent Keeping Quiet

As part of growth, you need to know when to talk and when to keep mute. Unlike introverts, extroverts need to master the art of overlooking issues, holding themselves from retorting and simply keeping quiet.   You don’t always have to share your opinion on a topic or voice out your thoughts. I am not implying that you should fail to stand up for what you believe and be a push[...]

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Setting Personal KPIs

Great things don’t happen by chance. They are dreamt off, planned and worked towards. Setting personal Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) sets you up for achieving the great things you desire. KPIs are values businesses use to measure how effective their objectives are achieved. Setting personal KPIs means setting measurable targets to reach for success.   Define Your Overall Obj[...]

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On Spiritual Growth Becoming More Like Christ

He must increase, but I must decrease. - John 3:30   The goal of every Christian is to become like Christ. This mission is a lifelong journey. The point of attainment isn’t here on earth. Nevertheless, we need to daily tweak little parts of our lives with His help, to look more like Him.   Spiritual growth is keeping in step with God, bearing more fruits of His Spirit[...]

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Ask For Help Receiving The Help You Need

  Hitherto, I struggled with asking for help from others. I feared I would come across as a burden. I was scared of rejection. Moreso, I thought I could refuse help and fix everything by myself with time. Fortunately, I realised that our lives are intertwined and we would always need the contribution of one another. I began to understand why I needed more help than I thought and ho[...]

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Stop Being Toxic

Sometimes you are the toxic person people should eject from their lives. Sometimes you are the one exhibiting all the negative attitudes and vibes in a relationship. Sometimes you are the hypocrite. Sometimes you need to look inward and find those attitudes which do not serve yourself and relationships and let them go. You are toxic when you're causing all the trouble and dr[...]

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Be Present: Maximising The Gift of Today While Having The Bigger Picture In Mind

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. - Lao Tzu I don't think people who die wake up knowing today's going to be their last day. Yet, we live as if death will send us a notice before visiting. We tend to forget about our mortality. Do you dream of an amazing life? Then be intentional about how you spend today. Whatever you do today influences how your life will turn out[...]

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On Self-Sabotage: Eliminating The Enemy Within You Are Worthy

A story is told of a lady who had lived in abject poverty for a long time. She had become so accustomed to her financial state that after she got a well-paying job, she couldn’t believe she deserved her wage, hence couldn’t spend the money. Although she had prayed for a breakthrough, she didn’t think she deserved that much when her prayers were answered. She stayed in doubt and secre[...]