Goal Setting

There are many ways to work on self-development and self-improvement, but setting specific goals for personal growth can increase your likelihood of success. When life serves up obstacles, as it so often does, having a goal that you revisit frequently helps you reset, recommit, and recharge. It also gives you the motivation and accountability to …

Assertiveness

Assertiveness is a skill regularly referred to in social and communication skills training. Being assertive means being able to stand up for your own or other people’s rights calmly and positively, without being either aggressive or passively accepting ‘wrong’. Assertive individuals can get their point across without upsetting others or becoming upset themselves. Although everyone …

Self-care

Self-care describes a conscious act one takes to promote their physical, mental, and emotional health. There are many forms self-care may take. It could be ensuring you get enough sleep every night or stepping outside for a few minutes for some fresh air. Self-care has been defined as, a multidimensional, multifaceted process of purposeful engagement …

Non-verbal Communication

When we talk about ‘communication’, we often mean ‘what we say’: the words that we use. However, interpersonal communication is much more than the explicit meaning of words, and the information or message that they convey. It also includes implicit messages, whether intentional or not, which are expressed through non-verbal behaviors. Non-verbal communication includes facial …

Affirmations

Self-help books often promote the power of positive affirmations. You, me, and almost everybody in the 21st century have heard of them. But if you’ve never tried them before, the idea can seem incredibly awkward. Telling yourself how awesome you are can seem bizarre, but if that’s all you’re doing, there are probably more effective …

Emotional Intelligence

Many of us are aware of IQ (Intelligence Quotient). Designed to measure intellectual intelligence, it gives a score from a series of tests. Higher IQs indicate better cognitive abilities, or the ability to learn and understand. People with higher IQs are more likely to do well academically without exerting the same amount of mental effort …

Why is Self-control important for well-being?

Self-control is the ability to regulate and alter your responses to avoid undesirable behaviours, increase desirable ones, and achieve long-term goals. Research has shown that possessing self-control can be important for health and well-being.  Common goals such as losing weight, exercising regularly, eating healthy, not procrastinating, giving up bad habits, and saving money are just …

Personal Development

Improving your skills — a practice known as personal development — does not happen by itself. Some personal development can be a matter of being in the right place at the right time, and simply taking up opportunities. But consistent, effective personal development across a wide range of skills requires deliberate and focused effort. At various points in your …

Digital Detox

During this time of the year we are again hit by this deadly virus of COVID-19. But unfortunately this time it’s more severe and is spreading immensely. We are all trapped in the negative and saddening vibes. The use of technology, smartphones, social media or television, is getting no recreation to our minds by instead …

Build Mental Strength To Be Mentally Healthy

During this heart wrecking pandemic, we all need to stay optimistic and stay mentally and physically strong in order to fight this deadly virus. We all are surrounded by awful situations; somewhere people are fighting to get a bed in the hospital so that they can be treated, whereas some are running out of funds …