The Ultimate List Of 97 Manners

List of MannersWhen I was in my twenties, I moved from Atlanta to New York City for my career.

Every day, I’d take the bus from my brownstone on the Upper West Side to my office in midtown Manhattan. Every day, the bus was jam-packed with people, and you were lucky if you were able to… Continue Reading…

9 Reasons A Positive Attitude Can Keep You Alive

Positive AttitudeYou produce about 50,000 thoughts a day according to the National Science Foundation.

Of those 50,000, 70-80% of them are negative thoughts. That’s around 40,000 negative thoughts a day or 14,600,000 a year.

We are constantly simmering in a brew of negativity.

Now maybe you are someone with a naturally sunny disposition. Let’s say you are… Continue Reading…

10 Ways To Relax Your Mind

How to Relax Your MindSometimes I just get worn out from thinking.

If I’m not paying attention, I tend to be an over-thinker — I ruminate and play out various scenarios in my head past the point of it being productive.

This bad habit can make me agitated and anxious, especially when an answer or solution doesn’t emerge from all… Continue Reading…

5 Ways To Boost Emotional Intelligence In The Workplace

Emotional Intelligence in the WorkplaceBack in 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a groundbreaking book call Emotional Intelligence.

The book was on The New York Times bestseller list for a year-and-a-half, with more than 5,000,000 copies in print worldwide. The Harvard Business Review called Goleman’s work on emotional intelligence “a revolutionary, paradigm-shattering idea.”

So what is emotional… Continue Reading…

7 Ways To Be A Good Listener

How to Be A Good ListenerThink about how powerful it is to be heard.

In fact, reflect on an occasion when you had something to say, something important or vulnerable to share, and you knew you had the full attention of the other person.

That level of attention, when you know the other person is really listening to you, makes you… Continue Reading…

Mindfulness Meditation: The Path To Inner Peace And Health

Mindfulness MeditationNote: This is an excerpt from my book Peace of Mindfulness: Everyday Rituals to Conquer Anxiety and Claim Unlimited Inner Peace.

The practice of meditation is a way to transform your mind by creating a beautiful state of stillness, silence, and clarity for sustained periods.

As you practice meditation, you come to recognize… Continue Reading…

List Of 600 Personality Traits

List of Personality TypesIf someone asked you to describe your own personality, could you do it?

It’s hard to have a true perspective on your own personality traits and how you express them in the world. If you’ve never taken a personality test or read much about your personality type, you probably rely on the feedback you’ve… Continue Reading…