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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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Motivational Quotes Ahead – Proceed With Caution

Motivational Quotes Ahead – Proceed With Caution | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it

Motivational aphorisms and anecdotes can do just that – motivate us. To grow, to feel inspired, to change our thinking and what we are doing.

 

Another story in the video is about Walt Disney being fired for having no imagination and lacking original ideas.

t can be inspiring to hear stories like that, giving us hope that not all people in authority over us really know what we have to offer to the world.

 

But what about a person who gets “downsized” for not making the effort to craft good ideas to benefit a company and present them effectively? Maybe they end up blaming “the man” for their lack of employment or advancement, rather than considering what they need to do differently themselves.

 

Another huge domain of motivational quotes is so-called wise sayings – many of which are inspiring, or instructive or otherwise helpful.

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At 93, this Rosie is still riveting

At 93, this Rosie is still riveting | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it
Elinor Otto picked up a riveting gun in World War II, joining the wave of women taking what had been men's jobs. These days she's building the C-17.

 

Another photo: Elinor Otto, 93, prepares to rivet a wing while working at Boeing in Long Beach. She said about women doing their jobs compared to men: "It turned out we worked better than them, faster, because they were so sure of themselves."

Hear interview with Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, a Professor of Business Psychology, about the downsides of over-confidence https://soundcloud.com/douglaseby/confidence-and-optimism-both

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Personal Development: Know Thyself! But Why?

Personal Development: Know Thyself! But Why? | Personal Growth & Change | Scoop.it
It’s an imperative with a millennia-long history. But why is it important to develop a thorough knowledge of the self? (Taking control of our lives requires that we find the right answers to the important questions of life.

 

Clinical professor of psychiatry Daniel J. Siegel refers to it as “mindsight.” This “uniquely human ability,” he writes, is every bit as essential to our well-being as our five senses. It “allows us to examine closely, in detail and in depth, the processes by which we think, feel, and behave.” It is the foundation of the emotional intelligence Goleman writes about.

 

His book: Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation
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