Your values make the person you are

values

Life is lived from the inside out. At the very core of your personality are your values. What you become or what you are, is largely dictated by the values that you hold strong. If your values are love, kindness, honesty, positivity and sincerity that is what will often be shown in your life. Our outward life is merely a reflection of our inner core values. The Bible says “you shall know them by their fruits”. Our values are our fruits….

This is a milestone reached

milestone reached

This website has just hit a hundred articles. In essence this translates to more than 100,000 words at an average rate of 1,000 words per article. This is a personal achievement for me. Thank God for the grace and inspiration to write. I can only ask for more grace and inspiration to write even much much better articles. Thank you also for following me on my journey this far we are in it together.  I have never written this many articles in my life.  This is truly a milestone to be celebrated. I also pray and hope that these articles have been and continue to be of great help to you the readers. I believe…

Yourself image determines your performance

Positive self image

We all have formed an image of our self in one way or another. I have been doing a personal study of my performance in relation to my personal image. The discovery has been phenomenon. I have discovered that the way I view my self has a direct relationship with my task performance and my general life output. I believe that this is true for most of us. We live our lives based on our self image. We form our self image based on many factors especially external ones. If your self image is that of a failure or of a loser believe me, you are most likely living a failed or losing life. However, the…

Be open minded and flexible to change

change

We live in a society that is constantly evolving and therefore, it is important that we adapt to change in order that we enhance our personal development and growth. Change is inevitable especially with the continuous advancement of technology and information gathering. It is very unwise to have a rigid mind that does not easily accept change. Most of us are in this category. You should keep an open mind and focus on the things that will help you achieve your personal goals. Make sure that you make the change as and when necessary in the processes you are imploring to achieving your…

Is living consciously beneficial?

is-conscious-living

Why is it important to live consciously or have a conscious mind? Do you live consciously? “I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor” – Henry D Thoreau. Many of us live our lives on auto pilot. We just flow with the wind. We find our selves and lives drifting with the wind. One of the most important aspects of personal development is to develop a habit of living consciously. This helps create a sense of expectation and builds confidence in us. Confidence also helps build motivation. Over the years I have developed a ….

8 ways to help you maximise your potential part two

Maximise-your-potential-part-2

This is the second article of a two part series on 8 ways to help maximise your potential. A quick reminder of the definition of the world potential according to the oxford dictionary “potential is having or showing the capacity to develop into something in the future”.  Personal development and growth is a vehicle that you can use to help maximise your potential. We are all built with potential, that is waiting to be unleashed and maximised. “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential.. .these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence” – Eddie Robinson. Lets get straight into it and see what the remaining 4 ways are:-

The darkest hour is just before dawn

Dawn

“Believe in a hope that a new hope is dawning, believe that your dreams will come true, believe in the promise of brighter tomorrows, begin by believing in you”. The darkest hour of the night is just before dawn. Have you ever noticed that when you are about to break through there is usually a dark period that your experience. Perhaps the roughest patch is actually just before you hit gold. This is also the period at which many of us, give up our on dreams. I believe that there is no dawn before darkness. Mourning..

It’s time to review your resolutions

Resolutions

We are nearly coming to the end of the year and it’s about time you started reviewing what your current goals are and what you have achieved. If you did not start out with any resolutions at the beginning of the year perhaps this is the right time to evaluate what you have achieved during the year. “To be successful you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, and then resolve to pay the price to get it” -Bunker Hunt. The only thing you have to fear is not giving 100%. There are no limitations to any of…

The Importance of having a defined written down Intended Life’s Purpose

intended lifes purpose

“Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time” – Marion Wright Edelman. I cannot emphasise how important it is to know and write down your Intended Life’s Purpose. We all have a purpose in life that is why we are here. Our creator designed us to fulfill a purpose therefore, it is very important that we get to know what our God given intended life’s purpose is. To know what your intended life’s purpose is, you need to go back to your..

Goals and goal setting

Goals and goal setting

“In the absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.” ~ Unknown. Goal setting is the one activity that sets apart achievers from those who are surviving or just getting by. By goal setting we are enabled to create the future we want to happen rather than live the future that others want to happen. Goal setting enables us to take greater charge of our daily lives.