Here’s links to some articles I found interesting last past week. I’ll start out sharing one of my favorite articles I read this week…
Three Characteristics of Success
In the timely article Do You Know How To Succeed Like An Olympian? Stephen Borgman shares three characteristics that are common among Olympians. The first success factor The Courage to Fail In Front of Thousands.” Fear of failure stops so many people from living the life they want to life. Adopting those characteristics ourselves can help us greatly increase our success. Also shares some tips on how to apply the tips in your life .
Self-Development Can Mess With Your Head
It’s so very easy to become addicted to learning personal development skills that one fails to actually apply what they learn, and fail to really live a life they enjoy. Henrik Edberg shares five ways that personal development can keep you from growing in his article titled 5 Sneaky Ways That Personal Development Information Can Screw with Your Head. It is worth a read.
Happiness And Longevity
After accounting for known heart disease risk factors researchers found that happy people are 22% less likely to develop heart disease than people who tend to me more negative. This article at WebMD outlines the finding of the research and also outlines strategies that could help you become happier.
Are You Using Praise Effectively or Is It Backfiring On You?
Most people use praise ineffectively. I know I’ve been guilty of that quite a few times. Dr. Larina Kase shares some great tips on how to to help people move forward in her article Building Self Confidence: 7 Qualities Praise Must Have to Build Confidence and Self Esteem.
Are You Protecting Your Ideas?
Angela Maiers said, “Fragile ideas need to be nourished.” In Nurturing New Ideas: Turning “Yeah, But” Into “Yes! How?” Angela outlines the common ways that people kill their ideas and therefore limit their success. Are you doing any of them? It’s worth a read to find out. Luckily Angela also outlines some self-talk you can use to expand those ideas.
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