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The Imposter Syndrome in Blogging

On a recent podcast, Dan Harris was telling a story about when he suggested to his wife, a physician who graduated top in her class from a prestigious medical school and has practiced at some of the best teaching hospitals, that she might suffer from Imposter’s Syndrome. His wife’s response made me laugh out loud. Dan said it was something like “It’s interesting that some … Continue reading The Imposter Syndrome in Blogging

Re-framing Failure: Learning from your losses

We can all learn something from our losses. Some of you may remember Yoda saying on Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Pass on what you have learned. Strength, mastery, hmm… but weakness, folly, failure also. Yes: failure, most of all. The greatest teacher, failure is. Somehow, Yoda finds himself explaining how failure is a characteristic that often differentiates a beginner from a master. There … Continue reading Re-framing Failure: Learning from your losses

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Conscientiousness: The Ruthless Pursuit of Order

The Benefits of Conscientiousness Conscientiousness can be broken down into the following two aspects: Industriousness and Orderliness.  Those who score high in Industriousness are driven, focused and determined. They finish what they start. I’m sure you’ve all heard of the buzzword known as Grit? Well, it’s the same thing. Those high is Orderliness want everything to be in its place, every detail taken care of. … Continue reading Conscientiousness: The Ruthless Pursuit of Order

How to Identify a Narcissistic Personality

The common definition of narcissism is the pursuit of gratification from vanity or egotistic admiration of one’s idealised self-image and attributes. Narcissists are people who believe to be unique, superior to others and masters of a wonderful existence that no one can imagine. As a result, they may be bullies and arrogant. They need constant admiration and always want to be the best. Therefore, they … Continue reading How to Identify a Narcissistic Personality

What I Have Learned from Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci was the most creative genius in history. Of course, saying that I learned things from Leonardo is perhaps a bit risky, because in fact Leonardo is the very embodiment of genius. As we know, Leonardo lived in a particular era for humanity, the Renaissance, when literature, philosophy, science and the fine arts experienced an unprecedented splendour. Italy was in full economic momentum … Continue reading What I Have Learned from Leonardo da Vinci

How to Make Your Personality Better

Hi all, This week’s post is a collaboration post. Khizer and I wrote this post together. Go check his blog. If you like Pointlessoverthinking, you will like his posts as well. He posts about self-reflection, personal development etc. and he is very insightful at that. Having said that, enjoy the post below and let me know what your thoughts are on the topic! Do they … Continue reading How to Make Your Personality Better

The Failing Master and Success

You may have noticed a certain internet meme featuring Yoda and this pithy saying: The difference between a master and a beginner is that the master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried. I think there’s a lot to this, and it’s had me thinking about failure and success. Of course there’s nothing wrong with being a beginner. In fact there’s even … Continue reading The Failing Master and Success

Successful People – Dan Lok

It’s been a while since I wrote a Successful People post. Although we both know that the definition of success is different from one person to another, there are some common core aspects throughout all of the definitions of success and they are all related to our perspective. I believe that Dan Lok is a successful person because of his perseverance over the years. He … Continue reading Successful People – Dan Lok

Make mistakes! – Video

   “Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill    But how? What can we do to keep our enthusiasm whenever we encounter some sort of failure or when we make mistakes? How can we handle all those negative emotions like guilt and shame? I believe this is actually the key for success (in this context, I’m referring to success … Continue reading Make mistakes! – Video

Successful People – Bob Proctor

   “Bob Proctor is an American Author, Motivational speaker, and success coach who travels the world preaching how people can utilize the Law of Attraction to their own benefit. Proctor has written numerous books and has been featured in The Secret.” – Everipedia    He is one of the people that mostly talk about how important our mindset is and what we can do to … Continue reading Successful People – Bob Proctor

Successful People – Will Smith

   Will Smith is an American producer, rapper, comedian, songwriter and my favourite actor of all times. I find him successful for the mindset and the work ethics he has, not necessarily for the income he has, although it is an indication for the first two.    In a negative world, it is awesome to be a positive beacon that guides you, me and all … Continue reading Successful People – Will Smith

There is no success without failure – Video

   This big ball we’re living on is moving forward and it’s Monday again. Maybe the perfect time to start something new? Or maybe not perfect, but definitely the time because the ball is not stopping and we’re not going to get this time back.    When my alarm went off this morning my brain tried to stop me from getting up. It tried to … Continue reading There is no success without failure – Video

Successful People – T.D. Jakes

   Today we have a pastor in tha’ house! Bishop T.D. Jakes is also an author and a filmmaker who has some motivational speeches from time to time. Just as with Eric Thomas, I love the energy he uses to transmit his message. I believe he manages to successfully combine religion with practicality because he often says how we should trust God’s plan whilst pushing … Continue reading Successful People – T.D. Jakes

Successful People – J. K. Rowling

   You probably know Mrs. Rowling as the creator of the Harry Potter series. Of course that made her very successful, but that’s not the reason I’m naming her here. I love her mindset and the way she managed to go forward despite her fears.    It’s interesting to see how she’s seeing herself. She says that she is very insecure and this means she … Continue reading Successful People – J. K. Rowling

Successful People – Eric Thomas

   Eric Thomas is a speaker, author and a minister whose work is to inspire and push people reach their next level. At some point in his life, he was homeless for about two years until he met a preacher that determined him to go back to school. It seems that the right words can make a huge difference in someone’s life.    His level … Continue reading Successful People – Eric Thomas

Successful People – Stephen King

   Stephen King is one of the most known writers out there. Many of his writings have been picked up and transformed into films or TV series. Besides his writings, I’m fascinated about his ideas about what can we do to get better.    As you’ll see in the below video, Mr. King has a strong belief that we need to enjoy whatever we do … Continue reading Successful People – Stephen King

Successful People – Tai Lopez

   This guy is an entrepreneur which owns 20 multi-million dollar businesses (you can read more about him here), but that’s not the reason I’m naming him here. He gets to be in my Successful People category because of the mindset he has. I love the fact that most of these rich folks had almost no intention in getting rich (at least, that’s what they … Continue reading Successful People – Tai Lopez