Are You Emotionally Generous?

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“There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life – happiness, freedom, and peace of mind — are always attained by giving them to someone else.” – Peyton Conway March How generous are you with your emotions? Do you praise people often? Do you praise others at all? Do...

How to Choose Your Battles and Win the Big War

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A while back, I met this guy who was weirdly negative and filled with contempt for others. Even though he is highly successful by conventional terms — he has built successful businesses and is a multi-millionaire — he kept putting people down with every other statement made. For example, after knowing that I coach and blog, he began to put down...

56 Most Inspirational Songs of All Time

Most Inspirational Songs of All Time

“Hi Celes, thank you for this post on movies. A great way to discover great inspirational movies. If I may request, can we have a post for list of most inspiring songs?” ~ Rajesh G You may have experienced this before: you feel down or frustrated about something. You catch a tune from the radio and you...

How to Deal With Moments of Negative Self-Worth [PEP005]

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Do you have times when you feel lousy about yourself? Times when you hate yourself or just feel that you’re just worthless? I have these moments, and if you do, I want you to know that you’re not alone. More importantly, I want to share with you tips to deal with such debilitating moments of negative self-worth,...

How to Overcome Perfectionism: Your Complete Guide

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This is the last part of my 3-part series on perfectionism and how to make the best out of it. So far, I’ve shared the 11 signs of perfectionism. I’ve also shared 6 hidden downsides of perfectionism, including procrastination, having a skewed view of reality, deep inner unhappiness, compromised health, and compromised relationships. As a neurotic perfectionist, I have seen and felt the...

6 Hidden Downsides of Perfectionism

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This is part 2 of my 3-part series on perfectionism and how to make the best out of it. If you haven’t, read part 1 first: 11 Signs That You Are a Perfectionist. “Perfectionists are their own devils.” ~ Jack Kirby “Perfectionists vary in their behaviors: some strive to conceal their imperfections; others attempt to project an image of perfection.” ~ Flett,...