Monthly Archives: March 2013

7 Ways Mindfulness Can Help You Lose Weight, Stress Less And Discover Your Joy

Mindfulness has been a tool to enable me to step off the treadmill of life and live in the moment. While it remains a work in progress, the effects are life-changing.

What is mindfulness? It is a way of being. Jon Kabat Zinn describes it as ‘paying attention, in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment and nonjudgmentally’.
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What Motivates You To Succeed? 2 Significant Factors For Success

I’ve analyzed the above moment over and over again and have extracted two concepts that drive me. Two concepts that motivate me to succeed in all areas, whether it be physical fitness or my career. And while I certainly can’t speak for everyone, I’d like to share these two ideas here. So, without further ado: Continue reading

3 Traps of Personal Development and How to Get Out of Them

Thus, you fall into the traps. In this case, the traps of personal development, which turn into an ironic vicious cycle as your initial intent was to find solutions to your problems! Continue reading

3 Communication Tips for Improving Any Relationship

Good communication is imperative for the long-term success of any relationship. But what makes for effective communication? Continue reading

How To Stay Optimistic During a Downward Spiral

For the first time, my downward spiral took a dip. I felt useless and unable to figure out why.

I eventually began to ask myself questions

Something inside of me knew what the problem was and yet I found it difficult to take notice of it. This feeling empowered me and started to see clarity. Continue reading

Welcome The Community Blog! A Brand New Feature on PTB

We’ve received so many submissions, in fact, that we had run out of slots to fill
and left many creative voices unheard. With this in mind – wanting to provide the
greatest, most eclectic self improvement resource on the web – we’ve created a
special section to try and accommodate all of these great writers that have honored
us with their submissions. Continue reading