Self-Control

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Set Goals 4 Different Ways – Choose What Works For You

What’s the best way to set goals to help you achieve your visions and build on your strengths? There are actually four different kinds of goals that you can set depending on what appeals to you the most. Some people do not like setting goals at all, perhaps because they feel it limits their freedom …

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Unique Success Power – How To Discover Yours

You have Unique Success Power. This is the unique combination of your talents, strengths, knowledge, abilities and more that make you a unique person, not exactly like anyone else. Here’s how to discover yours. If you fully understand your Unique Success Power and how to focus it in the marketplace and relationships with others, your …

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Focus On What You Can Control For Greater Success In Life

Focus on what you can control It is extremely important if you want to be successful in life, to understand what you can control and what you cannot control. This important insight was first emphasized by the ancient Greek Stoics who lived, taught and practiced about 2000 years ago. They believed strongly in the value …

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The Value of Creating a Personal Mission Statement

  A personal mission statement can be a valuable aid to success in life because it gives you a strong sense of purpose and direction. This can help you stay focused on your best future while feeling better about the present. While a vision statement is a picture of your desired future, a mission statement …

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Stoic thinking

The Many Benefits of Stoic Thinking

I had only a brief brush with Stoic thinking as a philosophy major in college, and like most people, misunderstood its tremendous value. I thought “being Stoic” meant being tough and not showing your feelings. Nothing could be further from the truth. I was reintroduced to Stoic thinking when, based on my other readings, amazon.com suggested …

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A Simple Framework for Better Decision-Making Using The Octocision Grid™

When it comes time to make a decision, as it does many times each day, it’s important not to be too simplistic and jump without thinking, and it’s also important to think about the context and consequences without getting bogged down. Making good decisions in real time is a constant juggling act between jumping to …

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Stop Anxiety And Panic Attacks

How To Stop Anxiety And Worry With Simple Thought Control

Anxiety: A Widespread Problem According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, “Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population every year.” As a young adult, I had serious problems with anxiety including panic …

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