Posts Tagged ‘Self-esteem’

Mindfulness, Meditation, and Vacuuming

Maybe you want the benefits of mindfulness, but you find it difficult to meditate. Your mind wanders or you feel uncomfortable sitting still. While you’re training yourself to meditate, there are other options you can try. Ordinary tasks like housework can be an opportunity for practising mindfulness. In fact, you may enjoy your chores more when…

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The Forthright Frog Fable

  Francois knew that he was the best person to take charge of Frogville. The village was growing rapidly! Villagers discussed the need for a mayor, and started throwing names in a hat. But nobody threw Francois’ name in because they hadn’t heard him speak. And that was the one thing that prevented Francois from…

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Is Negativity Holding You Back?

  Negativity always finds a way to creep up in your life from time to time. It’s when negativity builds up too much or shows up too often that you have an obstacle to overcome. A negative attitude can hold you back from truly living your life. However, you don’t need to feel stuck because…

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The Hesitant Pigeon Fable

Tommy always had a hard time making up his mind and choosing anything. “I don’t know if I picked the right berries. I can’t decide which ones to eat,” lamented Tommy. Tommy the pigeon couldn’t decide what to eat or where to go. He couldn’t choose, always hesitated, and spent hours thinking. Jimmy the hummingbird…

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The Scary Swamp Fable

  Armando Alligator swam happily in the swamp. He giggled to himself as people and birds got so flustered when they saw him. “Gosh, all those creatures are pretty weird. Why do they get so scared when they see me? I’m the friendliest guy ever,” Armando thought. Armando looked up just in time to see…

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Selena the Self-Confident Snake Fable

  Sometimes, Selena couldn’t help but notice one glaring difference between her and the other jungle animals: She would shed her skin as often as four times per year. “I wish my body wouldn’t constantly change as much as it does,” she said to her mum one day. “I just don’t know if my friends…

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The Independent Panda Fable

  Although Puff enjoyed spending time with the other animals in the forest, she also enjoyed her time alone. Roaming around made her feel free. She liked thinking that she could take care of herself. One day, as the family was seeking bamboo plants for their supper, Puff drifted miles away, lost in the serenity…

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The Power of Measuring Your Life

  The things you measure have a funny way of improving. It almost looks like magic. Measuring those things in your life that matter is a powerful way of emphasising and improving them. For example, it’s hard to know if your diet is working if you don’t check the scale regularly. Are you getting stronger in…

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11 Life-Changing 30-Day Challenges

  A 30-day challenge can be a great way to kick-start making a significant change in your life. The mere thought of making a long-term change can be too uncomfortable for most people to bear. However, most of us are intrigued and less intimidated by trying something new for just a month. In just a…

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