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Limitations of Affirmations

This article introduces the basic concept of “affirmations” – a tool in self improvement in which we recite certain thoughts and beliefs so that they take root in our subconscious mind. I point out some of the limitations behind how this technique is normally practiced, and some of the things we can do so that […]

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Beliefs and Your Map of Reality

Beliefs have a huge impact on our lives – there’s no doubt about it. Any belief, regardless of how true it is, guides our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors on a daily basis. A belief reflects our “map of the world.” It helps us navigate through reality. And the kind of map we have is going […]

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Practice is More Important Than Theory

“In theory, there is no difference between practice and theory. In practice, there is.” Jan L. A. van de Snepscheut If you read and talk about personal development too much, then it can begin to turn into a kind of mystical abstraction. The more you try to intellectualize about it, the further away your goals […]

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Feel Free To Disagree

“The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.” Wole Soyinka I have a nasty (yet often rewarding) habit of finding ways to critique nearly everything. Sometimes it really irritates people. They think I’m trying to show off or I’m being pedantic, but I just like progress. One time while critiquing a friend’s opinion […]

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Change Without Trying

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