Self Improvement Article Category

Worry Is A Misuse Of Imagination

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Oliver JR Cooper

Towards the end of last year, I looked through a booked called 'The Art Of Peace' by Philip Dunn. This book was full of great advice, and there were two things that I ended up noting down.

Movie Ideas Lacking Realism

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Linda Hancock

Movies can have a powerful influence and I frequently hear individuals who quote favourite lines from them. Unfortunately, however, not all of the things that we see or hear in the movies apply in everyday life. Following are some of the messages from decades ago that we have heard, memorized and continue to quote: If you built it, he will come (Field of Dreams 1989) - Many businesses expand, renovate and expect that their efforts are going to not only attract customers but...

Child Abuse: Is Child Abuse A Form Of Indirect Revenge?

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Oliver JR Cooper

If someone was abused by one or both of their caregivers during their early years, it can be hard for them to understand why this was. One question that can enter their mind is: why would the people who were supposed to love and care for me treat me so badly?

Good Vs Evil - What Makes a Person Good or Bad?

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Rosina S Khan

The world is about people. How you connect to all the good people around is solely your responsibility. How then do you identify the good people? This article focuses on this aspect. Look inside to find out.

Beliefs Drive Our Actions

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Linda Hancock

Sometimes people tell me how much they dislike Medicine Hat. They criticize the way the streets ae laid out and find them confusing. They describe the river as "muddy" and the people as unfriendly.

A Purpose and a Plan

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Linda Hancock

My friend's husband, who is a Christian believed that his purpose was to use his gift of giving in order to donated one million dollars to charity. His purpose was to give, and his plan was to give a little bit regularly over time. Now this man did not have a lot of money or a high income because he was in a blue-collar job, He had a family of three children and a wife who had some sporadic part-time jobs but no consistent career.

Movie Ideas That Make Sense

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Linda Hancock

Last week we talked about movie quotes that are not realistic. Following are some that might make more sense: 1. I've got a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore (The Wizard of Oz 1939) - Dorothy had been safe living with her aunt and uncle but being in Oz changed everything for her.

Do You Want To Understand Yourself Or To Simply Feel Better?

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Oliver JR Cooper

If someone is in a position where they experience a fair amount of anxiety or don't feel good about themselves, they can go one of two ways. Either they can look for a way to change how they feel or they can look into why they experience life in this way and what they can do once they have found out.

Making Choices - How to Choose

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Linda Hancock

Often, people tell me "I don't have a choice". They continue doing things that are unhealthy or unsatisfying even though they are miserable while doing them. I think it is important to consider the types of choices that we face in life: Too many choices - There is an interesting video on YouTube that describes the psychology adopted by Costco.

Trying To Change Others Is A Waste Of Time

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Oliver JR Cooper

One could be in an intimate relationship that is not going well or they could have a friend who is having a destructive affect on their life. Then again, one of their family members could be living in a way that is not healthy or they could be toxic.

Do You Have The Need To Perfect?

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Oliver JR Cooper

Just because someone is a perfectly imperfect human being, it doesn't mean that they won't believe that they have to be more-than human. What this can result in is the need to be perfect and to never make a mistake.

We Are All Babies!

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Linda Hancock

When we don't sleep and don't eat, we become just like babies - we cry! We all know this and yet we are living in a world where both sleeping and eating are neglected. A 2011 article published by CBC news entitled "Lack of sleep called global epidemic" stated that a majority of Canadians are sleep deprived.