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How to Be Intimidating

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Being intimidating is not usually on a person’s list of priorities. However, once in awhile it really does come in handy. Some people are born with personalities which make them intimidating no matter what they do or say while others are milder in spirit and temperament. For these people being intimidating as a result of a situation in which it is called for can be very difficult. The good news...

Costs and Benefits of Anger in the Workplace

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Anger can have many devastating impacts in the workplace. This subject may even evoke the thought of shootings in workplace with tragic casualties. Such incidents often bear the highest prices, in terms of psychological trauma, financial losses, loss of productivity and lingering confusion. Anger can turn into the most costly and the most extreme manifestation: violence. Non-violent anger can...

How to Stop Talking to Yourself

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Talking to yourself is quite the strange habit that can get you some odd looks and that can make you feel a bit unusual. It is simply the act of talking your internal monologue and speaking it aloud and while it’s no harm to anyone, some people will nevertheless want to nip the habit in the bud as it’s not exactly considered normal. That said, before you go about trying to stop...

Why Do I Take Things Too Seriously?

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Taking things too seriously is in a way a very admirable and pleasant quality. It means that you are earnest and honest and it probably means that you want to make sure everything is just so and everyone is happy. However at the same time it can also be something of a nightmare for you as it means that you are stressing and upset about things that really shouldn’t matter. At the same time...

How to Stop Racing Thoughts at Night

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Having a lot of thoughts is a good thing. A racing mind is an active mind and if you’re the sort of person who thinks at a hundred miles an hour then chances are that you impress your friends, that you have lots of good ideas and that you are going to go far in life – in your career and in your personal life. However there are times when racing thoughts can be a burden and when you just...

How to Overcome Irrational Thinking

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Irrational thoughts are something that plague us all from time to time and that can cause a lot of problems. These are the kinds of thoughts that make us worried that something bad has happened to our loved ones when we have no evidence to suggest it (if something bad had happened, chances are you would have heard from someone), that make us worry that we’ve left the stove on, that make us...

I’m So Fed Up With Life

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All of us have off days, and even if we’re the happiest people on the planet we will generally admit to feeling a bit like life is pointless on the odd occasion. Most of us still feel that on the whole, for the most part, life is a glorious gift and full of surprises. It’s only when this feeling of pointlessness or hopelessness continues, when you feel permanently ‘fed up’...

How to Successfully Persuade Anyone

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The power of persuasion is something that is highly sought after and that can help you to achieve more in every area of your life. When you can persuade someone to agree with you on any given point, then you can prove the Rolling Stones wrong – and you can always get what you want. Or at least most of the time. For instance the ability to persuade can help you in an interview – to persuade the...

Steps to Stop Blaming Yourself

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Many people live through their lives blaming themselves for just about everything that happens. We all go through life making mistakes but it is how you respond to these mistakes that will make a difference on the person you become. Learn how to move past blaming yourself so that you can continue on with your life as a better more experienced person. Blame Versus Responsibility It is first very...

How to End Chronic Worrying

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It’s a different time and place. Technology has literally brought the world to our doorstep and news travels the globe faster than the blink of an eye thanks to broadband media and social network sharing via platforms such as Twitter and Facebook. We are constantly run over on the information highway by images and news (some positive but frequently disturbing or upsetting) from around the world...

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