Personal Development

21 Quotes to Help You to Stop Overthinking (+ My 5 Favorite Tips) – Self Improvement Article

One of the most common things that gets people stuck in inaction and in not doing what they deep down would like to is the destructive habit of overthinking. You can overthink a small problem or challenge until it looks like a huge and undefeatable monster. Or overthink something positive in your life until it doesn’t look so positive anymore. And sometimes you may even be zapping a simple moment happening here right now out of all it’s joy and…

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7 Simple Steps to Setting Positive Intentions – *Positive Provocations* – Self Improvement & Personal Development Article

“We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn.” ~Henry David Thoreau An intention is the starting point of everything. Every creation, every idea, every big book, every big movie, every invention, every part of your life…begins with an intention. If I want to take a walk or read a book or meditate it begins with an intention. All things in the Universe begin with an intention. And…

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21 Small Ways to Make Life Simpler – Self Improvement Article

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”Leonardo da Vinci “The aspects of things that are most important for us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity.” Ludwig Wittgenstein I love simplifying my life. It makes me more effective and life less stressful. It makes me calmer and happier. But where do you start? Or continue if you are already on your way? In this week’s article I’d like to share 21 small habits that help me to live a simpler life.…

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The “Happy Tourist Bias” And Why This Might Be Good For You – Self Improvement & Personal Development Article

Working from coffee shops has its perks. I’ve been doing it for more than 10 years now (before it was cool and even before Starbucks thought to brand their coffee shops as “the third space” – the one you use in between “home” and “work”). Sometimes it’s too noisy, of course, sometimes it’s too crowded or it’s just not conducive to work, but, overall, it’s a better experience than a fixed office. One of the subtle benefits of working from…

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3 Healing Ways Towards Self-Forgiveness – *Positive Provocations* – Self Improvement & Personal Development Article

“Forgive yourself for what you think you’ve done or not done. At every moment, you had your reasons for all of your actions and decisions. You’ve always done the best that you could do. Forgive yourself.” ~ Doreen Virtue Do you know that difficulties with self-forgiveness are linked with suicide attempts, eating disorders, and alcohol abuse, among other problems. The ability to forgive ourselves for our mistakes, no matter how big or small they may be, is a necessary step…

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