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Big Five Personality Traits: What Is Your Score?

How would you describe your personality? How would the people who know you well describe it? Do you know your personality type, and if so, does it ring true for you? Personality type is intriguing but sometimes confusing. However, understanding our own personalities and how others perceive us is a big part of self-awareness and […]

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8 Ways Introverts Can Develop a Strong Personality

I have a confession to make; I’m an introvert. Sometimes I come across as cold, uninterested, or quiet. The truth is, I’m taking in my surroundings before I choose to engage. I’m not anti-social. I just want to make sure when we talk, I can create a meaningful connection with you. That’s because I’m a […]

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How To Control Your Emotions So They Don’t Control You

Imagine for a moment how different life would be it you could flip a mental switch to turn off negative emotions. Look at these specific emotions and ponder the idea for a second: Anger Rage Embarrassment Jealousy Guilt Shame Resentment Hurt Insecurity Anxious Rejected Judged In situations when you’ve felt these emotions, consider how they […]

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25 Random Things You Should Know About Personal Development

Consider for just a moment how much time you (and the rest of us) spend on our exterior lives. When we’re not sleeping, we’re busy with work, tasks, entertainment, socializing, eating, and driving. When we do have some quiet time, we often spend it in front of the TV or surfing the net. Virtually every […]

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Self-Discovery Questions: My New Book Is Available

Since I’m a personal coach, this statement might seem counterintuitive, but you can coach yourself. Having a personal coach is life-changing, but not everyone is in the position to hire one. That’s why I’ve written my latest book, Self-Discovery Questions: 155 Breakthrough Questions to Accelerate Massive Action. When a coach asks you probing questions, you […]

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5 Ways To Boost Emotional Intelligence In The Workplace

Back 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 […]

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Self-Awareness: 30 Essential Actions For Living Authentically

How can you have a truly happy and fulfilled life? I believe it begins by living authentically. You can’t pretend to be someone you’re not, live by rules that aren’t your own, or make choices reactively — without compromising your self-esteem and emotional health. So how do you begin to live authentically? It’s hard to […]

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Ultimate List of 50 Life Lessons You Must Learn

You know the old saying, “Youth is wasted on the young?” I think about that on occasion — how I wish I’d had the self-awareness, confidence, and joy I have now when I was in my twenties and thirties. So much of life is wasted on worry, regret, pain, and heartache. Of course, some of […]

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