If you have been reading this blog for the last few weeks you may be practicing some mental fitness; getting all of your strengths in line, creating your vision of an ideal life, starting to create the formula that will move you along to the next best thing in your life. You may see it all so clearly and feel that you can achieve it, but it’s not happening. You may not be acting on your plans or acting on them in a way that is not productive to your end goal. It may just be that your limiting [...]
Do you have self-mastery? Self-mastery means that you feel competent to make your way in the world knowing you can handle yourself in varied situations. It comes from strengthening your social and emotional skills. If you don’t have it, don’t worry. I didn’t either, it’s not something you are born with, it’s something we all can and need to learn.
In her book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, Carol Dweck, PhD has studies that show when children are told they’re brilliant, they start looking at effort as a sign of inadequacy, thereby causing emotional stress. When things get [...]