19 Ways to Challenge Yourself Every Day to Grow as a Person

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When you think about challenging yourself, your mind probably goes to that place outside of your comfort zone where no one really wants to be, but where you know that change undoubtedly occurs. It’s tough to leave our comfort zones, so we often stay put because we favor routine and familiarity. But when you challenge … Read more

7 Growth Mindset vs Fixed Mindset Quizzes to Try Today

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Do you wonder what your dominant mindset is? According to Dr. Carol Dweck, a psychology professor at Stanford University and author of the book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, there are two basic types of mindsets: the growth mindset and the fixed mindset. One type is instrumental in a person’s success, while the other … Read more

9 Personal Challenges to Advance Your Self-Growth

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If you could snap your fingers and create a picture-perfect future for yourself, what would it look like? Look beyond your initial thoughts of being a gazillionaire and owning all of the things. But if you can’t quite put those thoughts aside, with whom are you sharing that life? And how did you get there? … Read more

Control What You Can Control: 5 Strategies to Build This Mindset

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When I was pregnant with my daughter, I was an active member of an online group with 72 other expecting moms, which was appropriately titled January 2015— the month our babies were due.  Many members used the space during the time they were pregnant to create their “birth plan” and bounce ideas off of each … Read more

Reactive vs Proactive: 6 Habits to Be More Proactive in Life

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The first thing that comes to mind when I think of being proactive is the NYC firefighters on 9/11. They embody the idea of being proactive. They took it upon themselves to think strategically without wasting any time, they didn’t let feelings of being overwhelmed impact them, and they just went for it when they … Read more