Positive Self Talk - What Is It?

Written by Steve Gillman

How do you explain things to yourself? With positive self talk or negative? What we say to ourselves radically affectsrepparttar quality of our lives, and our ability to do things effectively. How useful is it to always tell yourself "impossible," "more problems," "never," and "I can't?"

Below are some ofrepparttar 149549 things that positive and negative people say. Look atrepparttar 149550 difference, and start talking to yourself in constructive ways, if you don't already.

Negative Self Talk

When negative people explain bad things, they internalize them ("It's me again."), consider them permanent ("It's always this way."), and generalize ("Life sucks."). When they explain good things, they externalize them ("That's just lucky."), consider them temporary ("That went well TODAY."), and see them only in a specific context ("At least THIS went right.").

"I screwed up again."

"This good weather won't last."

"It's ALWAYS a mess when I meet someone new."

"This party is great, not like mine."

Are you Creative?

Written by Amyn Lalji

What makes a person Great? Is it really something that is in oneís genes or is it something that one achieves over a period by going through ups and downs of life. Many people agree that great individuals whether they haverepparttar genes of greatness embedded in their DNA or they nurture it, all of them have one thing in common, their ability to look at things and situations differently. To look at something differently is what we call in a laymanís language as Creativity. Creativity is nothing but looking at situations and things from a totally different perspective. Unlike greatness, it is something that can be mastered by anyone, provided one knows how it really works.

Years of research on creativity show that creative individuals tend to have many characteristics that differentiate them from others inrepparttar 149495 realm of creativity. Most ofrepparttar 149496 research studies indicate that creative people are not necessarily geniuses (as we define and understandrepparttar 149497 term), but they are usually bright in seeing and capturing multiple perspectives of those thoughts that are conventional, and based on this, they keep creating number of ideas and options endlessly. Even though not allrepparttar 149498 ideas seem to make sense or could be termed as good ideas, butrepparttar 149499 sheer number of developing ideas is what makes them creative as compared torepparttar 149500 rest ofrepparttar 149501 lot. Creative

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