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Working with the Shadow

So much of personal development focuses on what we can see and what we know about ourselves, that we might not realize we’re messing up on those parts that we…
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How to shut down your inner critic

We all know that we can sometimes be our own worst enemy. Usually, this is because there is some aspect of yourself that you have restricted, or some part of…
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10 Ways to show Gratitude through Action

Oxford English Living Dictionaries defines Gratitude: [mass noun] The quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. In the vein of “paying it forward,” here…
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Which personality type and defensive style are you?

According to some psychoanalytic and psychological theories there are five personality types. These personality types grow out of the experiences we have during the first seven years of our life,…
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Mask and True Self 101

What is the mask? The mask is the outer expression of who you are. It is also called the persona. Your mask makes up much of what you might think…
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Living Your True Self

In my LifeWork Community program I teach a number of ways that we can more productively work with our true self and bring its expression through our mask and into…
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Your True Self

When it comes to the “true self,” one fixed point for contemplation is the relationship between your ego and your essence. The terms “true self,” “ego,” and “essence” are broad…
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Achieve Exactly What YOU Want in Life

It is all too easy to go through large or small chunks of life not really knowing what it is that we want. From early on in our lives, many…
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5 Personal Development Tips Everyone Should Know

It’s a journey not a destination: Think you are going to do a little personal development work, fix yourself, and then go back to life as usual? That is not…