Self Growth

Change Your Way of Thinking for the Better

We all have moments in life when we feel stuck, lost or unsure of ourselves. Whether it’s a personal challenge, a career decision or just a feeling of being stuck in a rut, changing your way of thinking can make a huge difference in your life. Here are some tips to help you change your way of thinking for the better.

Recognize Negative Thinking Patterns

The first step to changing your way of thinking is to recognize any negative thinking patterns that may be holding you back. Common negative thinking patterns include black and white thinking (seeing everything as either good or bad), catastrophizing (expecting the worst possible outcome), and personalizing (blaming yourself for everything that goes wrong). Once you identify these patterns, you can work on changing them.

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You Need to Prioritize Yourself in Life

There are enough hours in the day to take care of yourself and others. Is self-care selfish? Were you raised to prioritize others?
Not necessarily. Self-care will improve your health, relationships, job, and caregiving. Start prioritizing yourself today with these easy steps!

Why Don’t We Prioritize?

Most women (and some men) were raised to prioritize others. ‘It’s more blessed to give than to receive’ and ‘Only by giving can you receive more than you already have’ reinforce this.
Our culture values women as carers. 66% of US carers are women, and 30% care for two or more people. Due to national and company parental leave programs, women are more likely to take leave and be the primary carer. In the first phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, 28% of women with under-18 children left the workforce, compared to 10% of men.
Women are expected to put others first, but doing so may not benefit you, your family, or your loved ones.

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Staying Positive in the Face of Difficulty

Learn ways to help you stay positive when life’s jigsaw pieces don’t fit. Here you’ll get helpful tips that will help you remain positive in the face of difficulty.
Socialize (but make sure you have some time to yourself)
At times, we isolate ourselves and let misery consume us when going through a trying time. That is fine. Take some time for yourself. However, avoid isolating yourself.
Friends and family love, support, and help us in hard times. Try to see your loved ones even though you may want to be alone more. If that’s hard, try phone or video calls.

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Feeling Great With Your Body

We all want to feel good about ourselves, but it’s much easier said than done. The best thing you can do is learn how to feel great with your body and soul. There are many ways to achieve this goal, but here are some tips that will help.
Feel confident
If you want to feel great, you need confidence.
Confidence is the key to success in your career and personal life. It’s also the key to feeling attractive; attractive people are more likely to get what they want out of life!

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Say No Without Feeling Guilty

We can build strength by saying no. Don’t worry—we wouldn’t send you out there with just a word!
Here are 10 tips to help you say no, and to do it without the guilt that accompanies the word.

Assess Your Limits

Setting boundaries for work, family, dating, finances, and social life are essential.
How should we proceed? We examine our limits before expanding them.

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