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Category Archives: Mindsets

The victim phrases and the power phrases

The victim phrases and the power phrases

The phrases that we use to express ourselves in our work and life can be a reflection of our mindset, i.e. the thoughts we think and the beliefs we hold. The mindset is so important for our success, and becoming aware of the phrases we speak can help us to shift from the victim mindsetContinue Reading

How do you handle a compliment and what it has to do with achieving your goals

Let me ask you this one simple question: how do you react when someone gives you a compliment? Do you say: “Oh, this is just what I do!…” Or do you think that what you’ve done is not good enough?.. Or do you squirm because you feel uncomfortable that someone has given you a compliment?Continue Reading

Feeling BAD about your writing?

Feeling BAD about your writing?

Are you feeling bad about your writing? Does it lead to procrastination and the fear that it is not going to be good enough? Do you fear that your co-authors or the supervisor will criticise you and it stops you in your tracks? Today’s video is exactly about this same problem: when you feel reallyContinue Reading

What you need to do before you can say NO

What you need to do before you can say NO

Today we are talking about what you need to do FIRST before you can start setting boundaries and saying NO. You may be finding yourself agreeing to do things for other people and then suffering from it as there is just not enough time to do the things that are on your own to-do listContinue Reading

The power of positive affirmations

The power of positive affirmations

Earlier this month it was the 90th birthday of Louise Hay, the founder of the self-help movement and the concept of positive affirmations. Today’s video is about what those positive affirmations are and what they are not, and how you can use them to heal your life, to become more productive, to feel better aboutContinue Reading