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You Are the Average of the 5 Friends You Spend Time With

The people you spend time with are a good indicator of where you are and where you’re headed in life. In fact, I think each one of us is the average of the five friends we spend the most time with. So if you have a friend who’s motivated to accomplish great things, and three friends who like to party and have fun all the time, and one friend who’s in deep financial problems, then you probably have all of these ingredients in your life. Am I right? You spend time with each one of these people because you share…

How to Fix a Broken Relationship

Every relationship will go through a period of intense strain. Anything can strain a relationship, from chronic financial stress to differences in opinions and lifestyle choices. And if these things continue to linger in your relationships without being addressed head-on, the relationship will eventually reach a breaking point. I am assuming that you’re reading this article because you’ve reached the breaking-point, but you nevertheless believe in the value of your relationship. You want to continue your relationship with your partner because you see a future for yourself with that person. However, no matter what you believe about the potential of…

2 Ways to Evaluate Your Relationships

It’s hard to deal with people who waste time. It’s hard to deal with people who take forever to get started. And I can’t stand it when I have to depend on them. We all know someone who’s just not that excited to start the day. They wake up late, spend another 20 minutes lying in bed, check their email, prepare their breakfast, eat their breakfast, get dressed… and three hours have already gone by before they’re out of the door. Such people start their day at noon or 1:00 p.m. What a waste of a day. It’s even worse…

How to Effectively Neutralize Difficult People

Perhaps the worst part of anyone’s day is having to deal with difficult people. Difficult people come in all shapes and sizes. They can be family members, co-workers, customers, a boss, or even employees and company representatives. And what they all have in common is that their behavior is well outside of what’s ethically and professionally acceptable. Such people can pretty much make your life miserable if you let them, so it’s important to put a stop to their behavior and neutralize it as quickly as possible. The best way to solve a problem is to start by describing it…

Are Relationships Stealing Your Dream?

In my last post, I wrote about the beliefs and mental barriers that people have about making their dream become a reality. In this sense, I focused on their internal world. In this article, I am going to address the dreamer’s external world; namely, the dream crushers – the people in your life that can and sometimes will kick you off course – and I am gong to provide you with one key strategy to deal with them. 1. Who Are Your Dream Crushers? Most dream crushers are, despite their negative attitude toward your dreams and goals, are well-meaning people.…

How to Move On After a Break Up

what to do after a break up

Breakups are hard. They’re very hard. And they tend to affect us emotionally, psychologically and physiologically. In fact, research shows that the emotional response to a breakup is similar to the complicated grief we experience following more traumatic losses, such as death and being told you’re terminally ill. Moreover, your eating and sleeping habits change and their physical effects become overly visible; such as gaining or losing an excessive amount of weight. Your appearance may further change as a result of taking less care of yourself such as poor personal hygiene and cleanliness. On the psychologically front, you begin to…