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Posts Tagged ‘happiness’

Self Esteem

Tweet Self Esteem and Confidence The lack of a healthy self esteem is a dead weight on your life.  It’s like dragging around an anchor,  and it relegates you to the dark shadows of existence. Low esteem is simply a self created falsehood.  Plain and simple.  Unless you are a truly bad person (i.e., murderer,…

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Limitless

Tweet No Limits Ambition Some people just seem ridiculously ambitious, attempting to achieve either a high or broad based level of success.  I have been accused of being somewhat ambitious myself, but so what? When I hear people make negative comments about someone with a lot of ambition it drives me crazy.  Most of it is envy…

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Confidence

Tweet The Trust Connection I am convinced confidence is the key to a fuller life.  I would like to look at the connection between trust and confidence. The definition of confidence is often boiled down to a strong belief in yourself and your abilities. However, this definition misses an important component of confidence and the boost it provides in your ability to…

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Slackers – How to Handle Them

Tweet We know them, they are in the office,  are in our department, they are everywhere. They are the slackers. They do little, hide a lot and get by while aggravating the hell out of us. Slackers take credit for work done by others, pretending to have contributed. Slackers are experts at appearing to be busy and…

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Gratitude – Essential to Happiness and Peace

Tweet Gratitude is the Right Attitude Simply acknowledging things to be thankful for is real a game changer. You will surprise yourself with how your outlook and attitude will improve when you recognize and practice this happiness tool. I am not an advocate of the ‘It could be worse’ crowd as a way for making you…

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Why be Loyal? Key to Relationships

Tweet Key to Relationships and Happiness  Loyalty can be expressed in many forms, to a brand, company, family or person. We hear people professing their loyalty to products or brands,  “I only shop at Saks” or “I’m hooked on Apple” etc. but the most important expression of loyalty is the type shown to other people. Being…

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Achieve Success with Lessons Re-learned!

Tweet Lessons to Achieve Success Success is achievable, you can really do anything! A previous blog http://danpetrosini.wordpress.com/2011/03/18/confidence-self-esteem-contd/,  explained how breaking your goal down into achievable sections, and building on those sections leads to success and confidence. Reinforcement A key component of learning and developing a new skill is reinforcement.  Doing something over and over until you  get it. Sounds logical enough and guaranteed…

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Pride? We have lost it!

Tweet Its Obvious We encounter scores of people in our day to day lives who seem to have no pride in what they do.  Their lack of pride contributes to shoddy, uninspired performance and dulls our lives. Without spirited, caring interaction in our daily lives we are less joyful and productive. Somewhere along the way we seem to have…

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Confidence – Self Esteem contd.

Tweet Keys to happiness and success? Its not a panacea, as over confidence and a feeling you are too good have brought down many.  But I believe building self esteem holds some of the keys to success and happiness. Where do we get some? Feeling comfortable, a sense of confidence in your approach to life,…

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Confidence – Self Esteem – How to get it.

Tweet Are we born with it? It seems like some people have always been brimming with confidence.  This can be frustrating and especially intimidating for those who lack confidence. How is it that possible? There are many reasons why some have self esteem levels that help them socially and in their pursuits.  (maybe they were…

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