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The words we know and use shape the context in which we think, and changing those words in your internal processes can lead to dramatically different and better results. Watch this video to learn how words of affirmation and encouragement, spoken to yourself and to others, can change your outlook and improve every facet of your life.
If you've ever worked at a 9 to 5 job then you know that, as the week goes on, coworkers will start to complain. Some complain they've been sitting for too long, others complaint that they've had a bad day. Whlie there are things that happen to you that you cannot change, the way you deal with these situations determines how they affect you.
Just as English majors get tagged as being word junkies who will go on to become college professors or writers and nothing else, Mathematics majors get tagged as nerdy smart alecks who will also either become college professors or work at MIT as a researcher.
There are always certain situations that unnerve people. One of the biggest unnerving situations you may encounter is a job interview. The nervousness breaks out and you look like a total fool, but it's just the nerves. It happens. And why can't you control it? It's hard for some to keep their cool, but Chantilliscious offers up some advice on what she does to prepare for an anxiety-causing situation.
Heather Gold teaches us how to use "tummeling" in conversation mechanics in this tutorial. When you are having a conversation with someone, you need to know that it is not all about you. You will need to appeal to other people's interests and shift from everything being about you to the other party involved in the conversation. When you are performing or speaking in a large group, you will want to talk like a realistic person and make sure you are not saying something that isn't interesting o...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to look good naked. To ensure a healthy body; drink at least 2 liters of water a day, exercise 10 minutes a day, exfoliate once a week and moisturize often. Shave your legs, armpits and bikini area. Fake tanning will boost your confidence. Your hair should look natural and touchable. Use a bit of makeup and perfume. Get a pedicure and manicure. Set the lighting of the room with candle lights or low dimmed lights. This video will benefit those female v...
There he is, your boss wants ANOTHER TPS report, ugh, why do you even want to work this job anyways? And where's your red stapler!? Don't fret, turn your boring work day into a great one with these tips on how to brighten your mood and turn your boring work into something a little more exciting!
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Follow your dreams. That's the best advice anyone can give you, and Chief Ninja Padraig Hyland tells you just that with this motivational video.
Living with quadriplegia requires a lot of adjustments. Physical therapy and occupational therapy are a necessity, after your physical condition has been stabilized. Physical therapy is necessary to regain and maintain as much coordination and strength and flexibility possible. The occupational therapy will teach you how to perform as many of your daily activities of living independently as possible. It is important to have emotional support. Attitude is important. You have to stay positive. ...
In this video from Creative Tips, learn how to help increase your personal productivity and stop snoozing! As a freelancer, it is sometimes hard to remember to get up and going without a boss breathing down your neck. Follow these useful tips and stay productive throughout the entire day, even if you work from home. Make more money and see more success by following a few simple tips.
Boosting your self esteem can be difficult, especially if you are not a naturally confident person. In this tutorial, get some helpful advice from Quinson Thomas on how to improve your quality of life by upping your self esteem. Self confidence often makes all the difference when we meet new people and try new things. Did you know that just by appearing confident, you can control a whole room? You will look 1000 times more beautiful and successful, even if you don't feel that way inside, if y...
Keith Ferrazzi teaches you how to be outgoing. Although it is difficult to talk to people you don`t know, you might miss out on opportunities if you don`t. Only by reaching out to people, you will meet them and they may get to know you enough to perhaps be of help to you in your carreer. You have to learn how to speak up. One way is to pick a role model in your social circle who is outgoing and watch how they behave and listen to what they say. Joining a Toastmasters group is also recommended...
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When it comes to confidence you must first understand where you are confident and where you are not confident. The video talks about people asking how to get confidence. If you are asking that question then you must be aware of an area of your life you are not confident. Also there must be areas of your life that you are confident even if it is by yourself making a cup of tea. If you are just being you and not measuring yourself against something or someone else then chances are that you will...
Marie was asked by a viewer how to go about being more orally engaging with other people, as most attention he gets is attributed to the fact that he is very quiet, which doesn't sit well with him. Just like anyone else, he would like to get attention for the things he says, not for being quiet! He is under the impression that "cramming," or being knowledgeable on current events and other trivia will give him more to talk about and thus help him to be more talkative. Marie suggests, though, t...
Marie Dubuque offers tips on keeping a conversation flowing and avoiding awkward silences. She suggests asking the other person about themselves. Everyone loves to talk about themselves, and sometimes if you ask one question they go on and on. Ask about their favorite food, favorite restaurant, how they get along with relatives. Questions about in-laws can lead to some interesting dialog and can get the conversation going better than it was before.
Keith Ferrazzi offers suggestions on how to be more outgoing. It can be painful but it‚Äôs not as hard as it seems. Talking to people you don‚Äôt know can be frightening, but what is even worse is that you miss out on opportunities to meet people. There are ways to learn to speak up.
Sick of living life on the sidelines? Ready to make more friends? This tutorial will give you a few key tips to help you achieve popularity.
Gaining friendships and influencing people to live is what life is about. In this summary of Dale Carnegie's work, you will learn exactly how to win people over and share your influence onto anyone. You can get the free ebook PDF of his revolutionary and successful book "How to Win Friends and Influence People" here. It's a great read, and you'll learn how to be successful with the right attitude.
Tim Brownson talks about how to tap into self-confidence during this video. This technique is called anchoring. An anchor is an idea or event that links to another event that is usually not related in some way but provides some kind of reminder of an emotion. This can also be called a conditional response. Tim gives a lot of real examples of anchors and conditional responses. First start by calming down as much as possible. Then think of some activity that you are confident you can do, and th...
Craig is sharing about how to gain self confidence. Maybe you are feeling not very confident or you don't have a lot of self confidence. Maybe you would like to do some bigger or bolder things in your business or personal life. You can only get confidence from surviving the attempt. The only true way to get the confidence is by surviving the attempt. You cannot get it from a book or tape You have to make the attempt. You have to go out and do things, try things that you are not comfortable wi...
Mentoring is a way to help others and improve your community. There are established mentoring organizations to join or you can go seek out those already in your life who you can help with your time end knowledge.
"The Social Man" answers a question about how to make quality friends with guys. He answers from his person experience and says that many times guys feel like they can't show weakness, and they try to act too cool, which comes across as trying to prove something. A guy who does that comes across as approval-seeking. He suggests not being competitive with other guys, and think about giving to other people instead. Guys shouldn't work so hard to get women that they don't let other men into thei...
You can stop being lazy by using these tips to motivate yourself to find an interest in life. You Will Need
What would be cooler than showing up at your prom with a famous celebrity? It's a long shot, but here's your best chance to make it a reality.
Have you ever had someone make you feel better with a simple act of kindness? Now it’s time to bank some good karma and make someone else’s day.
Everybody knows it really shouldn’t matter, but sometimes entering a school cafeteria without a lunch mate can seem like walking the plank. Here’s how to survive the stroll.
Got some information you want to circulate quickly and extensively? Learn what it takes to get people to pass it along.
If you want to maximize your work output, follow these simple steps. You Will Need
There's no exact science to achieving high-school popularity. But you definitely don't have to throw half your class under the bus to get there.
Whether you're on a job interview or a first date, follow these simple steps to give the impression that you're quite intelligent – even if you're quite average.
In the immortal words of Benjamin Franklin, "time is money." Spend it wisely. This self-help video offers a lot of pointers on being more punctual (like meaking friends with your watch and your date book). Stop frustrating your boss, friends, and self with your lateness. Check out this how-to video and train yourself to be on time, all the time.
You’ve decided to protest an unjust political system or organization. Make the most impact with these tips. Protest with courage, communicate with exiles and know your rights. If you disagree with a political system, concentrate your beliefs and opinion. Study famous dissidents like Ghandi and Martin Luther King.
So you recycle your newspapers and plastics. Big deal. “Freegans” are trying to save the environment by living exclusively on stuff in your trash. Here’s how to join them. You will need a willingness to get dirty, a tolerance for eating food from the garbage, and a commitment never to buy anything new. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to dumpster dive and live like a freegan.
Got a case of the Mondays? Why not blow off the cubicle life and try dropping out of society? Try living in nature, giving up worldly possessions, squatting, and rambling. Watch this video motivation tutorial and learn how to drop off the grid.
There is only one chance to make a first impression. Learn the many facets of non-verbal communication and how it affects everyday life from a communications and public speaking expert in this free relationship building video series.
Improving interpersonal perception builds communication skills and can provide relationship help. Part 1 of 6 - How to Improve interpersonal perception.
Eulogies are speeches or written acclaims of a person given mostly at funerals, but can celebrations of life. Get tips on preparing and giving a eulogy from a communications and public speaking expert in this free instructional video series.