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Drew Barrymore and Gretchen Rubin on authentic happiness as a choice

Drew Barrymore and Gretchen Rubin on authentic happiness as a choice | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it
Gretchen Rubin describes in her post How To Be Happier – in Four Easy Lessons the series of truths she came up with, based on her study of Buddhism.

 

Her Fourth Splendid Truth is “You’re not happy unless you think you’re happy. Corollary: You’re happy if you think you’re happy.”

 

One of her books: Happier at Home: Kiss More, Jump More, Abandon a Project, Read Samuel Johnson, and My Other Experiments in the Practice of Everyday Life.  http://vsb.li/EmdyZn

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Do You Ever Feel Like A Fraud? | The Creative Mind

Do You Ever Feel Like A Fraud? | The Creative Mind | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it

Actor Gerard Butler admits, "Do I spend a lot of time in my own head judging myself? Absolutely.” …

“Have I ever thought I was a fraud? Maybe 18 hours a day. Do I spend more time damning myself than promoting myself? Absolutely.”

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Nurturing Our Self-Esteem - Part 2 | TalentDevelop

Nurturing Our Self-Esteem - Part 2 | TalentDevelop | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it

“It turns out most of my problems stem from not liking myself in some way." //

“They were almost taught that girls needed to be quiet and reserved, so they took on a shy identity.” //

“Repeating self-affirmations only increases low self-esteem in those already feeling bad."

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The Silva Life System for Optimizing Personal Growth

The Silva Life System for Optimizing Personal Growth | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it
"We believe the key to the next stage of human evolution lies in the mind’s hidden potential. Our mission is to awaken this potential for everyone."
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Getting beyond impostor feelings | TalentDevelop

Getting beyond impostor feelings | TalentDevelop | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it
Many talented people experience self-limiting impostor or fraud beliefs and feelings, despite their accomplishments. But those beliefs can be changed.
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Building identity: The courage to define yourself | Women and Talent

Building identity: The courage to define yourself | Women and Talent | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it

Shailene Woodley: “To diverge from the mainstream and from mediocrity takes a lot of guts, and it takes a lot of bravery."

“Listening to your heart is not simple. Finding out who you are is not simple. It takes a lot of hard work and courage to get to know who you are and what you want.” Sue Bender

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the things which you think you cannot do.” Eleanor Roosevelt



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The Social Entrepreneur Empowerment Series - Learning How To Be Positive Change Makers

The Social Entrepreneur Empowerment Series - Learning How To Be Positive Change Makers | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it

“Collectively, we're only manifesting a tiny fraction of our potential in the areas of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health and well-being. When someone begins to manifest thriving health on each of these levels, they naturally contribute to the creation of a healthier world on all levels as well. Therefore, this is another one of those ‘acupuncture points’ where you can have a major positive impact, while getting paid.”


From book: “The 10 Best Ways To Get Paid for Changing The World” by Ryan Eliason — get it when you sign up for the free webinar series Social Entrepreneur Empowerment Series - starting Tues Feb 11 http://theinnerentrepreneur.com/SEES

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The Usefulness of Quieting the Mind

The Usefulness of Quieting the Mind | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it

By Mirabai Bush

"At Google, bright young engineers have been sitting in front of screens for most of their lives. They are outer focused. Data driven. They all had the education and intelligence to get to Google. But they didn’t have very well developed self-awareness or awareness of others. I developed a course for them, a practical, real-world meditation the employees can take with them wherever they go."

 

Related book:  Contemplative Practices in Higher Education: Powerful Methods to Transform Teaching and Learning http://shrd.by/DAKVMz

 

 

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In a noisy fast-moving world your only viable option may be to quiet your own mind!

 

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Living and Creating: Fear Is Not A Disease | TalentDevelop

Living and Creating: Fear Is Not A Disease | TalentDevelop | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it

A psychologist declares fear is not a disease, and many actors and other artists embrace fear in their work, but anxiety can interfere with creativity.

 

Ben Stiller stars in and directs a movie version of Thurber’s famous story “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.” He comments about his own choices as well as the story: “At a certain point, you want to be taking chances. That’s when you’re having the most vital experiences.”

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The Middle Passage: From Misery to Meaning in Midlife

The Middle Passage: From Misery to Meaning in Midlife | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it

I’ve recently read Jungian analyst James Hollis’s book, The Middle Passage: From Misery to Meaning in Midlife. It is one of the best books on this developmental phase, and its many opportunities, that I’ve read. The author says that childhood lasts until around age 12, the first adulthood from around ages 12 to 40, and the second adulthood–if a person chooses to progresss–from around age 40 to old age.

 

Many people never pass from childhood to adulthood developmentally, but are overgrown children, and many people never pass from the first adulthood into the second, and thus have unlived lives.


 Hollis writes that the middle passage presents us with the opportunity to reexamine our lives and to ask, “Who am I apart from my history and the roles I have played?” It is an occasion for redefining and reorienting the... (click title for more)


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James Hollis" excellent and acclaimed study of the midlife passage.

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Resistance to change

Resistance to change | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it
Researchers suggest that being unable to make desired changes, the cause is often some hidden competing commitments that are driven by big assumptions.
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How To Meditate Without Moving To The Himalayas

How To Meditate Without Moving To The Himalayas | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it

"You don't have to be a monk levitating in the Himalayas to get a lot of benefits from meditation." - "How To Meditate Without Moving To The Himalayas": 60-minute Livestream class Friday, Nov 1 at 10:00AM PDT with Brian Johnson http://www.entheos.com/academy/classes/how-to-meditate-without-moving-to-the-himalayas?c=deby

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Feeling Like A Fraud - The Creative Mind

Feeling Like A Fraud - The Creative Mind | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it

People who feel like impostors will often "play it safe" by not even attempting a creative project, out of a self-limiting belief of being incompetent.

 

Actor Emma Watson commented about its impact for her:

“It’s almost like the better I do, the more my feeling of inadequacy actually increases, because I’m just going, Any moment, someone’s going to find out I’m a total fraud, and that I don’t deserve any of what I’ve achieved.

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Morty Lefkoe on personal growth without needing positive beliefs | TalentDevelop

Morty Lefkoe on personal growth without needing positive beliefs | TalentDevelop | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it

Do we need to create new beliefs? By Morty Lefkoe. “The Lefkoe Method is very effective at eliminating negative beliefs. But why don’t you replace them with positive beliefs?" One of his programs:  ReCreate Your Life

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Nurturing Our Self-Esteem - Part 2

“It turns out most of my problems stem from not liking myself in some way." How can we encourage our healthy self-esteem?
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Nurturing Our Self-Esteem - Part 1

"The reputation you have with yourself – your self-esteem – is the single most important factor for a fulfilling life." - Psychologist Nathaniel Branden. What is self-esteem and how can we encourage a healthy self-concept and positive self-regard? 

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The Feminine Power Gathering

The Feminine Power Gathering | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it

“Seeing yourself as the creator of your experience actually awakens the power to create what could be...This begins to activate the energy of the feminine co-creative power in your life.” Claire Zammit

Learn how to activate your transformational Feminine Power with teachers Claire Zammit, Ph.D.c and author Katherine Woodward Thomas, M.A., MFT in their free webinar The Three Keys To Feminine Power

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Free Webinar on the "Feminine Power"

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Morty Lefkoe on personal growth without needing positive beliefs | TalentDevelop

Morty Lefkoe on personal growth without needing positive beliefs | TalentDevelop | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it

How much of our lives are impacted by our beliefs? "All beliefs are limiting...You are what you believe you are (for you) and anything else is absolutely not true (not possible). Your beliefs about people and life also create boxes; what’s outside the boxes literally does not exist for you...It is more important to live as the creator of your life (as the sculptor) rather than as any specific creation." - Morty Lefkoe



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The Tapping Solution for Health | Personal Growth

The Tapping Solution for Health | Personal Growth | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) or Tapping is "a healing modality that combines ancient Chinese acupressure and modern psychology."


Cheryl Richardson on the free Tapping World Summit that begins on Monday, February 24, 2014. "While flying with my husband, Michael, we hit rough weather and I began to panic. Because he was trained in the tapping technique early on, Michael knew how to quickly turn my panic into peace. Within fifteen minutes I was riding the rough air without fear.  None. And I've continued to fly with ease ever since. That's when I decided to learn tapping myself. I've used it with family, friends, and workshop participants and it's the easiest, quickest method I've seen for dealing with all kinds of issues...like physical pain, weight loss, anxiety, healing your body, overcoming emotional obstacles, and much more."

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The Year to Replenish You | WellGrounded Life

The Year to Replenish You | WellGrounded Life | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it

"You have all the information about how to best care for yourself ... so why is it so hard to actually live it out?"

 

Replenish 365 is "a full year, extraordinary learning mentorship program for moms who want to lead calm, healthy, vibrant lives" - led by Lisa Byrne, a Holistic Health Counselor and author of the book "Replenish: Experience Radiant Calm and True Vitality in Your Everyday Life"; she is also a mother to three and founder of WellGrounded Life.
http://www.wellgroundedsite.com/work-with-lisa/replenish365/?orid=31515&opid=58

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What we know for sure that just ain't so | TalentDevelop

What we know for sure that just ain't so | TalentDevelop | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it
There are things you don’t know that you don’t know. And that fact is keeping you from having the best life you could possibly have.

 

"Knowing that you don't know is the first and most essential step to knowing, you know?" - Claire Keen (Michelle Williams) in "Synecdoche, New York" (a line perhaps inspired by Mark Twain.) Are you aware of what you think you know that "just ain't so"?

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Tama Kieves on inspired desire and new directions | TalentDevelop

Tama Kieves on inspired desire and new directions | TalentDevelop | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it

"Being an artist means: not numbering and counting, but ripening like a tree." Rainer Maria Rilke

 

Tama Kieves includes this quote in her book, and adds: “Can you really know what the perfect timeline is for forging one extraordinary life? How long does it take to heal inside, learn to breathe large, and meet the world unconditionally with love, conviction, and talents you didn’t even know you had?"

 

 

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How Screenwriter Neal Rogin eliminated his fear of public speaking

"Why did I wait this long. Why didn't I do this sooner?" Neal Rogin, Emmy-Award Winning screenwriter. -- Read more about the Undo Public Speaking Fear program and get free course: "The Five Common Myths About The Fear Of Public Speaking" http://anxietyreliefsolutions.com/Undo

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Changing Our Thinking and Beliefs | TalentDevelop

Changing Our Thinking and Beliefs | TalentDevelop | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it

Beliefs can be casual thoughts, but also ingrained attitudes about life and abilities, and affect how much we develop creativity and pursue other interests.

Eric Maisel offers "three important points about acquiring a creative mind" - "The first is the Buddhist idea of monkey mind: we're just thinking about too many things and it's getting worse all the time now that we have social media…"

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Building Self-confidence and Changing Limiting Beliefs | TalentDevelop

Building Self-confidence and Changing Limiting Beliefs | TalentDevelop | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it
The way to improve our internal level of confidence is to eliminate limiting beliefs. Every negative belief we have lowers our confidence.

 

Morty Lefkoe notes, "It is important to distinguish between confidence about being able to perform a specific task (such as fly a plane or speak a foreign language) and confidence in yourself. One might not be confident about being able to perform a specific task even though they have high level of self-confidence.  Such a person knows that her inability to perform a specific task means nothing about her as a person."

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