What are Worries and How to Overcome Them

What are Worries?

  • Expectation of failure and problems.
  • Fears.
  • Thoughts about what might happen if…
  • A useless mental activity that wastes your time and energy.
  • Negative thoughts.
  • Low self-esteem.
  • Negative affirmations.

Why do you worry?

  • It is a habit of the mind.
  • Your mind is programmed to worry.
  • You assume that certain problems cannot be solved.
  • Fear of failure.
  • Going through negative experiences in the past.
  • Inability to reject unwanted thoughts.
  • Lack of mental discipline.
  • Lack of self confidence.
  • Lack of self esteem.
  • Lack of ambition and motivation.

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Clearing Misunderstandings About Self Discipline

Following the previous post, “Why You Need Self Discipline”, I would like to clarify several points, since it seems that are some misunderstandings of what self discipline is. Some people believe that self discipline means being austere, severe and harsh on yourself and toward others. This is completely untrue! You can possess self discipline, and … Continue Reading…

Why You Need Self Discipline

Why do you need self discipline? What can it do for you, and is it worth the effort of developing it? Here are a few reasons why you need self discipline: 1. Self-discipline builds inner strength, character and stability. 2. It helps you control appetite, impatience, anger and instinctive reactions. 3. It enables you to … Continue Reading…

Don’t Give Power to Negativity

Thoughts and feelings of anger, pain, dissatisfaction, revenge and violence are being constantly released into the earth’s atmosphere. All of these thoughts and feelings are repeated over and over again, day after day, producing currents of emotional and mental energy, which get stronger and stronger, becoming a mighty force, which tends create similar conditions on … Continue Reading…

You Can Change Your Attitude

Are you happy with your life?
Are you satisfied with what is going in your life?

If things go wrong, do you express angry and impatience?
If things go wrong, do you let your anger boil inside you?

Can you accept what cannot be changed, but do your best to change what can be changed?

Plans, expectations and desires don’t always turn out as expected, but this should not be a cause for unhappiness, dissatisfaction or resentment. Right thinking, planning, patience and a positive frame of mind can ensure a greater chance of success, and therefore more happiness and satisfaction.

Much in life is a matter of attitude, and attitude can be changed and improved. You don’t have to let your habitual way of thinking dictate your attitude. You don’t have to let subconscious habits make you suffer or behave and act in ways that are detrimental for you.

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How to Overcome Laziness

Do you, like most people feel lazy sometimes? It could be just a momentary feeling of laziness, or it could be a habitual state. You might feel lazy in relation to certain particular activities, but motivated in relation to other activities. What is laziness? It is a state of lack of energy, lack of desire … Continue Reading…

Do Personal Growth Techniques Work?

Personal GrowthPeople often start enthusiastically repeating affirmations, visualizing and using various inner growth techniques. They sometimes get fast, though minor results, and this makes them feel happy and elated, but after a while, nothing seems to work anymore. This causes frustration and bewilderment, and makes people wonder what they are doing wrong. Sometimes this leads them to abandon the techniques they have been using.

This is quite a common occurrence, and you might have faced this situation yourself.  After reading a book or attending a workshop on personal development, the law of attraction or any other subject related to personal development, you become inspired and motivated. You suddenly discover that you can make changes in your life.

You start practicing what you have learned, and you soon obtain visible results. You feel elated and satisfied that you are making progress, but then, all of a sudden, nothing seems to work anymore. You affirm and visualize or follow other techniques, but nothing happens. This is quite frustrating.

Some people abandon their hopes and expectations, feeling they are facing a wall. Others read book after book or participate in endless workshops, believing that this will help them understand better the inner laws. This sometimes turns into an obsession of reading one book after another, and practically doing nothing.

Why does this happen? Why the techniques work at first, and then stop bringing results?

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