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Affirmation Challenge Day 9 [Relationships]: “I’m in conscious relationships that elevate and support me.”

Affirmation Challenge, Day 9 [Relationships]: "I'm in conscious relationships that elevate and support me."

This is Day 9 of the 15-Day Affirmation Challenge where hundreds of participants around the world gather to practice positive affirmations for 15 days in July 2014. The challenge is now over, but you can do the tasks in your own time. Visit the overview page for all Affirmation Challenge tasks and posts. Dear everyone, welcome to Day 9 of our 15-Day Affirmation Challenge!…

“Why I Love My Father”: A Father’s Day Tribute. Happy Father’s Day To All Father Figures! :)

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: He believed in me.” ~ Jim Valvano

Note from Celes: This is a tribute post from PE to all fathers around the world, and I’m republishing it to wish all fathers a Happy Father’s Day. To all fathers, may you have the most wonderful time with your family! 😀 Thank you everyone for your wonderful responses to the Father’s Day Tribute. 😀…

Stop Shaming, Start Praising: What I Learned From Growing Up in a Shaming Culture

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I was recently in this business meeting where this director openly shamed his subordinate in front of a group of people: in quite a nasty way too. He basically tore his subordinate apart and ripped him into shreds, criticizing him for having low awareness about what he himself (the director) wanted, asking stupid questions during…

My (Future) Father-in-Law Just Started Using Facebook

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This is my new endeavor to share my personal life through casual, lifestyle updates. While these posts will not be massive like my usual pieces, you can still expect a personal development lesson or two with each post. I’ll continue to write content-rich pieces alongside these casual-styled updates. Let me know how you guys find them!…

What to Do When You Live with Angry People: 7 Gentle Tips

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This is the last part of my 5-part anger series, sharing my history with anger, how I have consciously decided to let go of it, along with tips on how you can overcome anger as well. My History with Anger and How I Finally Let Go of It, Part 1: Growing Up in a Household of Anger My…

Ask Celes – Are You the Only Child? Do You Have Siblings?

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Are you the only child? How many siblings do you have and are you the 1st, 2nd or 3rd daughter? ~ Fufu Hi Fufu! I’m not the only child. I have one elder brother (whom I have casually referenced to before in my anger series and a couple other articles). He’s older than me by two…

My History with Anger and How I Finally Let Go of It, Part 1: Growing Up in a Household of Anger

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This is part 1 of my 5-part anger series, sharing my history with anger, how I have consciously decided to let go of it, along with a guide on how you can overcome anger as well. My History with Anger and How I Finally Let Go of It, Part 1: Growing Up in a Household of Anger My History…

What Do You Love About Your Father? Post Your Answers by Friday! [Entries Closed]

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: He believed in me.” ~ Jim Valvano

(Quote image from Personal Excellence Quotes) Hi everyone! 😀 In case you don’t know, it’s Father’s Day this coming Sunday (June 17). In many countries, Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June, and Singapore is no exception. For this year’s Father’s Day, I thought I should do something special at PE. As…