Identity

Why We Cling to ‘Familiar Discomfort’… and How to Let Go – Positivity Article

Have you heard this story? It’s a long way around to get to the point of this week’s video, but here we go! As a child, because I felt I did not have a voice at home or receive the attention I craved, I cultivated a Winning Formula based on being funny. I realized early on that people respond to humor, and that if I injected comedy into a given moment, I would receive the attention I felt I would…

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4 Ways YOU Can Create Powerful Habits – Self Improvement Article

Author and habits expert James Clear says if you want to make big changes, first you have to think small. His new book, “Atomic Habits,” zeroes in on the idea that small adjustments add up to larger changes over time. Checkout his new book Atomic Habits on Amazon now! What Are Habits? Let’s define habits. Habits are the small decisions you make and actions you perform every day. According to researchers at Duke University, habits account for about 40 percent of…

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A Thought Experiment to Spark Change – Self Improvement Article

One of the biggest obstacles to self improvement is overcoming your self-image. Your “self-image” is a mental picture of how you view yourself and how you believe others see you. This includes not only physical characteristics (like height, weight, and body shape), but also mental characteristics (such as your personality, confidence, skills, and attitude). We often consider this self-image to be an objective truth. We think to ourselves, “Of course I know who I am! How could I not?” But…

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Making a New Year’s Resolution to Clean Up and Defend Your Digital Identity

The Self Improvement Blog | Self Esteem | Self Confidence We use the Internet now more than ever before. In fact, a recent study has shown that Americans spend an average of 23.6 hours online each week. That’s a lot of activity happening online and a great deal of information being shared. Privacy and identity theft are becoming increasingly more of a concern and for valid reasoning. Cybercriminals are becoming smarter, future employers are digging more into our pasts and…

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Here’s The Brutally Honest Truth: I Don’t Need You Anymore

I cannot tell you how many conversations I start on a regular basis with the phrase, “I read this thing…” with my family, my friends, my therapist, and now — strangers on the internet. But, I read this thing the other day, a piece Kendra wrote, about getting rid of things in her apartment, and it made me want to immediately stop everything I was doing, get up from my desk at work, and rush home to a particular section…

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