Everyone’s personality is a mixture between nature and nurture. While many of our personality tendencies may be determined by our genes, our personality is also very flexible depending on our learning and experiences. We can improve certain aspects of our personality by learning more about the underlying thoughts and behaviors that reflect that personality, and [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Role Models’
Since the very beginning of our lives, we have modeled actions by our parents, teachers, friends, celebrities, and countless others who have left an impression on us. This is how we first learned about our world and how to interact in it. You see, although we often like to think of ourselves as completely independent [...]
I’ve been studying psychology and self-improvement for many years now. A lot of my research includes getting into the minds of happy and successful people (by asking questions and observing their behavior), and then trying to determine what it is that makes them the way they are. One thing I’ve noticed about almost every single [...]
Often we go through awkward phases throughout our self improvement. An aspiring baseball player doesn’t think or feel like a baseball player the first time he steps up to the plate. His body is not yet familiar with the mechanics. His stance is awkward. His swing is awkward. He doesn’t exactly understand all the rules [...]
Success rarely comes without roadblocks, hardship, and failure. If you’ve ever read anyone’s success story, then you have undoubtedly found out that their victories weren’t absent from previous failures and struggles. In many ways, those past failures are what make successful people who they are today.