Latest naysayers Articles

Are You Giving Your Attention to Empty Vessels?

Empty vessels

Have you heard of the phrase “Empty vessels make the most noise”? It’s a proverb that means that those with the least talent and knowledge usually speak the most, speak the loudest, and create the most fuss–whatever that makes their presence felt as much as possible. Empty…

 

8 Tips to Tackle Naysayers

Stand up against the Naysayers

Are there any naysayers in your life? Someone who is perhaps discouraging you from pursuing your goals and dreams? Someone who thinks that you are joking and says it’s impossible when you share about your grand plans for your future? Someone who sabotages your efforts when you…

 

Ask Celes – How Do I Encourage My Friends (and Family) to Grow?

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Hi Celes! First of all, I’d like to thank you for the great posts on PE; I’ve experienced tremendous growth in the past few months. My question is, how can I encourage my friends to become more conscious human beings, just as I have? I…

 

[Manifesto] How To Nay-say Naysayers

How to Nay-say Naysayers Manifesto

Are there any naysayers in your life today? How are you dealing with them? This updated naysayers manifesto will help you tackle them. Read the full article: 8 Tips to Tackle Naysayers Get this as a poster and postcard at the Personal Excellence Gift Shop for yourself or as a gift for…

 

Ask Celes – Should I Tell My Friends/Family about My Interest in Self-Help?

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Hi Celes! I was wondering about your thoughts on being open with what you do in terms of personal growth and self-help? I tend to keep my “self-help” activities rather private; almost no one knows that I read several blogs on the topic, journal/mind dump,…

 

How to Deal with Unsupportive Friends and Family

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Often times on my Facebook, I hear of readers who have problems with their family and friends because they are not supportive of them and their goals. I’ve already written a fair bit about unsupportive people in 8 Tips to Tackle Naysayers and 8 Helpful Ways To Deal…

 

The Bike Shed Effect

Blue Bike Shed

Have you heard of the bike shed effect before? The bike shed story tells of a management committee’s decision to approve a nuclear power plant, which it does so with little argument or deliberation.  The story contrasts this with another decision on choosing the color…

 

[Manifesto] How To Deal With Energy Vampires

Energy Vampires Manifesto

The next manifesto is up! This one is on how to deal with energy vampires - something which many PE readers face on a daily basis. Read the full article: How To Deal With Energy Vampires: 8 Simple Tips Print this manifesto, put it up in your…

 

[Manifesto] How To Deal With Critical People

How To Deal With Critical People Manifesto

New manifesto up. The latest one is based on another all-time classic article on PE, on dealing with critical people: (Click image for larger version) Read the full article: 8 Helpful Ways To Deal With Critical People Please like/share this on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, etc if you…

 

Ask Celes – What Can I Do If I Want To Change Someone?

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Hi Celes! I have one question that’s been bothering me: What to do if you want to change the people you love (their behavior, actions, even beliefs)? Like, when your husband is not doing what you’d like him to do even though you tell him about…

 

Ask Celes – Has Anyone Ever Discouraged You From Working on Your Blog?

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You have such an amazing blog and you’ve helped so many people around the world, it’s hard to imagine anyone discouraging you. But when you were first working on blog, did you have to deal with discouragement from any friends or family members? If so,…

 

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