When you first hung out your virtual shingle, you likely were thinking:
• “I can’t wait to get away from this awful job.”
• “I just want to be home with my kids.”
• “This dead-end job is going nowhere.”
• “I’m tired of working crazy hours and holidays.”
• “I know I’m worth more than they’re paying me.”
These and many, many other thoughts go through the heads of every would-be business owner,
If you’ve ever heard these statements come out of your mouth—or even in your head—then you’re engaging in a damaging habit known as negative self-talk. By telling yourself these lies (and yes, they are lies) you’re reinforcing the beliefs that go along with them.
What you visualize and believe is what becomes true.
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Personal growth is the constant process of improving yourself, including working toward better wellness. Wellness is not just about your physical self but about your mental, emotional, and social welfare, too. Personal growth is what allows you to reach new levels of happiness and wellness, which leads to your general well-being and satisfaction.
Indeed, the entire personal development process is dedicated to transforming parts of your life to make improvements in your physical,
Do you remember the last time someone gave you a compliment about your looks or your work? Did you accept that compliment with grace and appreciation, or did you, like most people, thank the person for giving it to you, and then immediately try to justify it?
If this sounds like you, then today is the day to change that pattern of thinking. Learning to accept compliments, especially sincere ones given by family and friends is an important step towards inner peace and happiness.
A confidence crisis is triggered by setbacks like losing an important business order, break-up of a valued relationship or losing a job. When this happens, even a small thing can send you over the edge, creating an unwanted crisis. To protect yourself from such a situation, you need to take control of yourself, and your life.
You must learn to ignore external stimuli. Don’t be affected by what people say or are likely to say about you.
More Important Than Your Wage: Understanding Why You Really Do What You Do
What do super-successful coaches and small business owners all have in common?
It’s not experience.
It’s not extraordinary skills.
It’s not even a powerful drive.
Although all of these things can definitely help your business grow, they’re not a prerequisite for success. After all, no one is born with experience or skills, and plenty of successful people lack drive.
Pain may sometimes be the reason why people change. Getting flunked grades make us realise that we need to study. Debts remind us of our inability to look for a source of income. Being humiliated gives us the push to speak up and fight for ourselves to save our face from the next embarrassments. It may be a bitter experience, a friends tragic story, a great movie, or an inspiring book that will help us get up and get just the right amount of motivation we need in order to improve ourselves.