30 Nov

Most Interesting Ways to Achieve Personal Improvement

Most Interesting Ways to Achieve Personal ImprovementOne of the hardest things to do in life is to change. A person’s core identity is often shaped by habits, both good and bad, developed through years of repetition. Anyone who is seeking personal improvement is swimming against the current. Although a personal transformation is difficult to achieve, there are still ways to make the journey fun and interesting. Here are some fun and interesting activities Continue reading

29 Nov

Looking Up to Kids’ Optimism

Looking Up to Kids' OptimismMy son was preparing for an exam the other day. I asked him casually about what grade he thought he’d get, and I was very surprised to hear his answer.

He told me that of course he’d be getting an A, he expected nothing less. I thought that was great, his self-confidence and assurance. And then I started musing on this further.

What happened to us as we grew up? Didn’t we used to be optimistic and expect Continue reading

24 Nov

A Realistic Assessment of Your Fitness Goals

A Realistic Assessment of Your Fitness GoalsBefore you start any new program, it’s important to set goals. And to set goals, you have to ask the right questions.

Here are the questions you should be considering.

First and foremost, what are your immediate health and fitness concerns if you are overweight and out of shape? Do you need the endurance of a marathoner? The speed of a sprinter? The strength Continue reading

16 Nov

Have You Got Credos?

Have You Got Credos?If you look up the word “credo” in the dictionary it’s defined as “any creed or formula of belief”. Did you know that many of the most successful people throughout history used written credos?

Elbert Hubbard was an incredibly famous author and speaker in the early 1900’s. Mr. Hubbard documented credos for both his business and personal life Continue reading

14 Nov

Surround Yourself With People Smarter Than Yourself

Surround Yourself With People Smarter Than YourselfA wise boss once told a group of managers, “Prepare your staff to take over your job.” In a shaky economy, where people try to prove themselves indispensable, this was astonishing advice. His point was that you should always be looking toward your next job, so you need to develop the leadership potential of your staff. You ought to surround yourself with smarter people Continue reading

3 Nov

How to Earn Trust Back in 3 Simple Steps

How to Earn Trust Back in 3 Simple StepsLearning how to earn trust back can be tricky. After all, trust is not something freely given. And once lost, it may take more than just an apology to get back.

Luckily, I’m here to show you how to earn trust back. Read on to find out how.

Step 1: Do Something for the Greater Good.

People do a lot of things to break another person’s trust all the time. Whether it’s accidental Continue reading

29 Oct

Interview for “Life Skills: Improve the Quality of Your Life with …” author Marian K. Volkman

Interview for Today, Reader Views is talking with Marian Volkman, author of “Life Skills: Improve the Quality of Your Life with Metapsychology.” This is the first self-help book based on Metapsychology techniques. Marian is speaking with Juanita Watson, Assistant Editor of Reader Views

Juanita: Hi Marian, thank you for talking with us today. What is Metapsychology and who developed this philosophy?

Marian: Continue reading

14 Oct

The Difference Between A Coach And A Consultant

The Difference Between A Coach And A ConsultantIf there were any doubts in your mind that these two professions were different then this hopefully will not only eliminate those doubts but also give you insight into each profession.

Let us look at the online definitions of each profession: A consultant is a professional that provides expert advice in a particular domain or area of expertise such as accountancy, information technology, the law, Continue reading