Forgiving Yourself and Others

Word Count: 268 Summary: By harboring past hurts, we have the potential to do far more harm to ourselves than anyone else can possibly do. Keywords: NLP forgive victim Article Body: At some point in our lives, all of us have been wronged by another person and felt hurt, angry or resentful. This is a natural reaction and part of being human. However, if we do not resolve or come to terms with these hurts, they drive our actions and create a negative way of life. By harboring past hurts, we have the potential to do far more harm to ourselves than anyone else can possibly do. “All illness is caused by not forgiving.” – Native American belief Forgiving others …

The Steps to Accepting Failure

Everybody has a setback every once in a while, but it doesn’t mean that there is anything wrong with you. In fact, failure can be a great opportunity to learn your own limitations and boundaries, and provide you with a chance to learn how to think outside the box. Unfortunately, we are often taught that accepting failure means accepting that we are failures. We begin to believe that we are not worthy of any kind of encouragement or positivity, simply because we are overwhelmed by the incredible emotions that come with the idea that we are worthless when we are not succeeding at something. The fact of the matter is that success is something that has to be personally defined, …

The Importance of Flexibility For Success

A lot of people will tell you that it is important for you to plan every single detail of the process that you need to take in order to realize your goal. And while this may be true to some degree, and planning can be an essential step of creating a successful business venture, or any other successful goal for that matter, sometimes, being too rigid about the way you are going about accomplishing that goal can actually be limiting rather than helpful. Being successful means being able to survive in the face of adversity. And survival of the fittest generally depends upon the ability to adapt. Animals in nature, whether they are able to thrive in their natural habitat …

The Importance of Patience and Trust For Success

It may seem counterintuitive to have any type of trust when it comes to business ventures. This may be especially true if you have suffered back that is related to somebody that you once trusted implicitly. However, understanding that everybody is capable of being untrustworthy is probably a good first step to take. This type of acceptance will help you to be realistic about your expectations of working with people. Sometimes, things happen and we ultimately end up being unreliable, whether we like it or not. This does not mean that you should stop trusting people. If you are hoping to succeed in the business world, you are going to have to try to make an ally one way or …

Preparing for the Future Rather Than Fearing It

Is normal for us to fear the future, because it is full of uncertainties. However, when we are living in fear, it can prevent us from making choices that are risky and ultimately very rewarding. When you want to be a success, sometimes it takes taking risks before that is possible. If you are willing to live on the wild side a little bit rather than sticking with what feels safe to you, you may find yourself taking your life in a completely new direction and enjoying the ride. However that type of mindset can be difficult, particularly if you are unsure of where you are going. When you do not have a clear-cut future and have no idea of …