Personal responsibility is your ability to accept your choices.

Personal Responsibility

To be empowered is to hold yourself accountable. Personal responsibility is your ability to accept that your words, actions, and decisions have consequences. Read this article if you are ready to take control of your life and start getting what you want from this world. The moment you take personal responsibility is the time you put yourself in control of your future.

How disciplined are you to apply strategic thinking?

Strategic Thinking: How Disciplined Are You

To be strategic, you must be willing to take the time needed to make the right decisions, not just expedient ones, and to look for all the information you can to inform your choices. To improve your strategic thinking, start by becoming more disciplined in your approach to decisions, from trivial things to more meaningful decisions, and learn to include many different perspectives and ideas.

Obstacles - What to do When Life Deals You Lemons

Obstacles – What to do When Life Deals You Lemons

When all that falls are lemons, you can put on your puckered face and deny the gift, or you can learn how to make the best lemonade out of the batch of lemons! You will face challenges and experience struggle, and even failure, along your journey. What will define you as a person, and put you squarely into one of the two camps above is HOW you overcome setbacks in life.

Effects of Trauma on Your Well-being.

The Effects of Trauma on Your Well-being

When you live through a traumatic event your body goes into defense mode, creating stress response that results in various symptoms, both physical and mental. You will experience your emotions more intensely and likely behave differently as a result of the trauma. When your performance is affected, you are abusing substances, or struggling to complete daily tasks, it is time to seek help.

Avoid using past failures to impact your decision making process.

Avoid Fear of Past Failure From Impacting Decision-Making Process

Failure and the fear of experiencing setbacks can profoundly influence how you evaluate situations and whether you take risks. Fear can alter everything you perceive, how you judge others and the world, and all the decisions that you make. Worrying about possible outcomes makes you less able to prepare for them. There is always an opportunity for future success. It is all in the way that you view it.

Your Inner Critic Can Shape You

Your Inner Critic Can Shape You

When your inner voice communicates excessive negativity, it can drag you down. It’s the internal dialogue that limits your progress, derides your abilities, and prevents you from achieving your potential. Negative self-talk is a thought that lessens your ability to affect positive life changes. To shape you in positive ways, learn here how to minimize the negative self-talk.