Articles in the category Success

9 Lessons You Won’t Learn In The Classroom

Finishing school is probably the first serious milestone a lot of people set as a goal. Going through two decades of education is no piece of cake, hence why graduations are some of the most exciting and anticipated events in life. Once you do graduate though, you will probably appreciate all the prodding, strictness, and […]

How to Achieve Your Dreams Even Though You’re Scared

Have you ever wondered what “living your dreams” meant? Just close your eyes for a minute. Take a long, deep breath. Think: what life you really wish for yourself? What goals do you want to achieve? That’s the dream to follow. What prevents you from achieving that dream? Fear. Fear is defined as “an emotional […]

5 Most Recognizable Values of Self-Assured People

Being self-assured isn’t just some natural inclination. It can also very much be a conscious and intentional lifestyle choice. But how exactly does one not so inclined here become self-assured? There are some ways you can go about achieving a much higher level of self-assuredness. For guidance here, we look to some of the qualities seen in […]

How to Teach Money Lessons to Your Kids

As parents, teaching kids about money is a no-no. We have this mindset that if we do, we might be turning them into materialistic individuals who grow up feeling entitled. And on Christmas and birthdays, we give useless trinkets or gift cards because giving money as gifts is seen as tacky. But it is not […]

6 Habits That Keep You From Being Successful

While the definition of success is relative, there is one common thread in all of those definitions: a goal. Goals can be: raise mindful children to become well-adjusted adults create a home environment where each family wants to come home to become a leader in your field make X amount of money in X years […]

How to Overcome Hurdles to Success

Success is defined in many ways, but in the workplace, there is general idea that being successful is doing a good job and going up the ranks. Do you sometimes wonder why other people seem to be more successful at work than you are, even though you know you are just as good – or […]

What Your Clothes Style Say About You

“It is impossible to wear clothes without transmitting social signals. Every costume tells a story, often a very subtle one, about its wearer.” – Desmond Morris Have you noticed how you feel more confident and self-assured when you are wearing clothes that you know you look good in and are comfortable? On the other hand, […]

On Leadership…

“Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.” Sam Walton

The power of visualization

I’ve written several times on the Daily Mind about how I find it a constant challenge to maintain a positive outlook and keep negativity at bay. There are several tools I use in my daily quest to remain upbeat, and one of my favourites is visualization. Over the years I’ve learnt that visualization can be […]

5 Ways to Enjoy the Good Life NOW

LIFE IS GOOD. LIFE COULD BE BETTER. Two sentences that may seem contradictory, but in fact are not. To say that life is good simply means being able to appreciate what you have now and enjoy life’s moments without letting them pass you by. To say that life could be better does not automatically mean […]

8 ways to wind down before bedtime

Insomnia is a problem that affects many people and if it’s left unchecked it can go on to affect our health, work and relationships. Indeed sleep deprivation can lead to further problems such as an increased risk of heart disease and diabetes type 2. If you are one of the millions of people around the […]

Self belief and mastering your mindset

About six months ago I took up running and have found it to be really helpful for beating stress and improving my overall fitness. Six weeks ago a friend of mine invited me to take part in a competitive race – something I’ve never done before – and I accepted the challenge. However, now that […]

How to stop beating yourself up

So it recently occurred to me that I’ve been indulging in rather a bit too much negative self-talk lately. I’ve been cross with myself about all kinds of things from eating too much junk food to making errors at work – and that critic inside my head has been having a field day.   Well, […]

How to give your confidence a boost

We all go through times in life when our confidence takes a hit. Something goes a bit wrong in your work or personal life and suddenly your self-esteem feels a bit shaky. This sort of confidence crisis can be difficult to recover from, which is why I thought for this blog post I would take […]

The Miracle of Mirrors

Miracles do happen. Any person can experience it through his faith or through the help of another individual. For people with disabilities, particularly the amputees, the miracle they can gain can come from the power of the mirror. It’s been proven that through this basic household item, people who no longer have complete limbs can […]

Time for a change?

Work can sometimes get you down, which is why on the Daily Mind we try to give you the best tips and advice for making the daily grind more fulfilling and spiritually rewarding. Making a difference If you are contemplating a career change and want to pursue a job that really makes a difference, then […]

Boost your mind, body and spirit

Sometimes the pressures of life can take their toll on our minds and bodies, leaving us exhausted, depressed and lacking in energy. Here’s how to give your mind, body and spirit a lift. Mind Make sure you start every day on a positive note. Instead of reading the papers or watching the news which, let’s […]

How to use the power of positive affirmations

Since recently coming back from my travels around south east Asia, I’ve been feeling a bit unfocused and unsure of what the future holds. In order to tackle this, I’ve started practising positive affirmations; something I’ve always found useful in focusing my mind and combating any negative thoughts that creep in. So, for this blog […]

The Excuses Culture: Why We Protect Ourselves With Excuses

photo credit: sevenfloorsdown He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else. – Benjamin Franklin When was the last time you made a resolve to achieve something, set a deadline and then achieved it? Can you even remember the last time? I’m struggling. And the reason I am struggling to remember […]