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Archive for the 'Personal Skills' Category

How to Overcome Perfectionism in Everyday Ways

If you really are a perfectionist, you've probably already found it troublesome; possibly even a deal-breaker in some instances - a royal road to disappointment and anguish, not to mention impaired relationships.

How to Keep a Cool Head

"They called me 'Mr Cool'. I was the guy that diffused live bombs. I was totally calm, detached, and professional before, during, and after an operation. But all I can say is I've lost my cool."

The Art of Psychological Self-Defence

You, I, and everyone will be manipulated. At least to some degree. And if we don't understand how this happens, we're more vulnerable to being manipulated by malevolent forces.

How to Be a More Manly Man

We males have much higher levels of testosterone pumping around our systems, making us more naturally suited to risk taking, competitiveness, and physical activity. To deny masculine traits is to deny our birthright.

Do You Have No Willpower?

I'm sure you've had times when your intentions were good, when you really believed what you wanted to do was positive and for the best...but somehow the actual doing of the exercise, focusing on that project, sticking to that diet, or building that business didn't really materialize. Willpower matters because it helps make the possible real.

How to Stop Worrying What Other People Think

I've met people who don't care at all what others think. These may be lovely people in some ways, but they tend to do to social situations what, say, an unseasonable heat wave might do to the Winter Olympics. Still, in some ways you can envy them.