How would you feel if a loved one or business partner lied to you?
Chances are you would see that as a violation of your trust. If you want to be a better person in either your personal or professional life, you should always tell the truth and state as clearly as possible what you are trying to convey.
Learn to articulate your thoughts, feelings, and ideas in an open and honest manner.
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Tiffany Mason has five excellent reasons on Lifehack why you should be yourself:
Letting go of anger is easier said than done. While anger is a perfectly normal emotion, you can't let it fester. When this happens, you may make unwise decisions, and more importantly, it may affect your health.
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Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
It may not seem like a big deal, but supporting a local cause, donating clothes, or buying from local farmers' markets or businesses are simple ways you can help your specific region.
You may not be able to save the world, but you very well could make a difference in your neck of the woods...
Enjoy the journey and try to get better every day. And don't lose the passion and the love for what you do.
How good does it feel to make someone smile? It feels pretty good, right?
Surprise your loved ones or co-workers now and then, with a gift, a night out on the town, or by offering help when you know they could use it.
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How much effort does it take to say, "Thank you," or to hold the elevator door open for someone? Not much at all. However, these acts of kindness can make someone's day.
It doesn't matter if someone is ultra rude, condescending, or worse. The way someone else behav...
How would you feel if you had just cleaned your home and someone came in and tracked mud everywhere? You'd probably be a little ticked that they hadn't taken off their shoes. Take this mentality and apply it to everyday life.
Every morning before you go on with your daily routine, take a couple of minutes to give yourself a compliment.
Whether you compliment your outfit, haircut, or how you recently completed a task using your unique skill sets, giving yourself a little emotional boost ...
Going to a party this weekend at your friend's apartment? Make sure you don't arrive empty-handed.
Even if you've been assured that there will be plenty of food and drink, bring along a little something to show your appreciation for being invited.
As Jeet Banerjee notes on Lifehack, "listening to people and giving everyone a voice is one of the greatest things you can do."
He adds that he "got to meet some of the most amazing people, close some of the biggest deals, and develop connections that will last me a lifeti...
Joyce Marter, LCPC, suggests you forgive and let go of resentment.
She notes, "If for no other reason than for yourself, forgive to untether yourself from the negative experiences of the past. Take time to meditate, and give thanks for the wisdom and knowledge gained from your suff...
If you don't understand why one country is invading another, take the time to educate yourself on the current event. Ask a person intimately connected with the event for his or her thoughts.
Remember, we're all interconnected, and being aware of different cultures, different people...
1. Compliment Yourself
2. Don't Make Excuses
3. Let Go of Anger
4. Practice Forgiveness
5. Be Honest and Direct
6. Be Helpful
7. Listen to Others
Blaming your spouse, boss, or clients is fruitless and won't get you very far. Instead of pointing fingers and making excuses about why you aren't happy or successful in your personal or professional life, own your mistakes and learn from them.
When you do this, yo...
Whether giving up your seat to an elderly person on the subway, assisting a co-worker on a project, or carrying in the groceries when your spouse comes back from the store, being helpful is one of the easiest and most effective ways to practice becoming a better person.
Whether trying a new restaurant, traveling to an unknown part of the world or doing something that has always scared you, you should always be open to change.
This allows you to grow because you experience something new. It helps you be high functioning and self-co...
QA @deepstash "Fall down seven times, get up eight!"
Life is a journey and becoming better every day is the goal. What other tips have you found useful for becoming a better person?
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