Category Archives: Personality Development
One of the hallmarks of a critical thinker is the disposition to change one’s mind when given a good reason to change. Good thinkers want to change their thinking when they discover better thinking. In other words, they can be moved by reason. Continue reading
intellectual empathy, you understand others more fully, expand your knowledge of your own ignorance, and gain deeper insight into your own mind.
People who believe in themselves are willing to take responsibility for themselves. The losers in life blame their troubles on someone else, and by so doing they give control of their lives to others. I see so much of this, and it is painful to watch. People who refuse to take responsibility for their own lives are always frustrated and depressed. They are professional victims. Continue reading
When you give yourself the credit you deserve and when you have confidence in yourself, you are in charge and have control over the acknowledgment you are seeking. You can learn to be proud of yourself, knowing you’ve done your best, regardless of what anyone else thinks. When this happens, your confidence will soar because you’ll be less distracted and will spend far less energy concerning yourself with what other people say or think about you. Continue reading
Learning to empathize is a great way to become not only a more gracious and thoughtful person, but a happier one as well. To empathize means that you attempt to put yourself in others’ shoes, to experience something from their perspective. It doesn’t mean you feel sorry for them, but that you seek to understand what it must feel like to be them-or what it must be like to be going through what they are going through. Continue reading
Anything you think to be “beneath” you will limit what you’re able to achieve. The people who are truly the most accomplished are those who do not consider themselves to be better than anyone else. Humility is critical to success. … Continue reading