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When someone is going through a hard time, insisting they stay strong is ineffective.
Research suggests positivity often has the opposite effect: It makes them feel bad about feeli...
Seeking out people who draw out the positive side only can make you feel alone in your moments of vulnerability. The relationship becomes a performance of happiness and creates a wedge between you....
Be aware of how your friends react to your sunny attitude. If it makes them perk up, you are doing good.
However, if your encouragement makes them withdraw, your positivity might be misplac...
Are they asking for encouragement or do they just need to vent?
Often, they just need someone to listen to them without reaching a solution.
... to develop their story. A question as simple as "How did you feel?" can help them feel that you share in their experience.
Empathise with them instead of offering positive cliche's. F...
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Who we know and what we do influence what we'll become: What we do puts us around people. And the people we surround ourselves with help set the baseline for what we think is ok, what we think is possible and what we’re exposed to.
You don't have to know personally those you admire. From influential contemporary figures to historical ones, you can still follow them afar. History, for instance, has great individuals who stand as timeless examples of what it means to be impressive.
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John T. Reed, a real estate investor, looked into the accuracy of Kiyosaki's best-selling book and found it inaccurate:
According to John T. Reed the famous book is filled with bad advice:
Many critics pointed out that Kiyosaki is selling a cult, not financial advice.
He is accused of tapping into the fantasies of the masses & being short on specifics, both attributes of religious cults.
If you’re waiting for someone to give you the right training to change your job or do something radically different in life you will wait forever.
It’s up to you to train yourself. I...
Learning is not a rigidly formal system of precisely labeled steps.
Learning is messy. It’s trial and error. It’s failing and then failing again and then slowly figuring it out.
You can’t borrow someone’s motivation. No matter how many books you read or chants you do you won’t become more motivated.
Motivation comes from inside. It comes from you and nowhere else.
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