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“I Think I Can, I Think I Can” How Self-Efficacy Relates to Performance

Do you know the story of The Little Engine that Could?
“As it neared the top of the grade, which had so discouraged the larger engines, it went more slowly. However, it still kept saying, "I--think--I--can, I--think--I--can." It reached the top by drawing on bravery and then went on down the grade, congratulating itself by saying, "I thought I could, I thought I could."
This little engine knew the power of believing in...
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How to Improve Your Self-Image

With every great building and work of architecture there is a strong foundation and framework that holds it up. We too must first have a solid foundation that will support our dreams and aspirations before we will ever truly be sturdy.

Our self-image is the bedrock of our goals and future success.

Developing a healthier self-image can improve relationships, lead us to set our sights on greater things, and help us feel confident...
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How to Use Positive Emotions to Enhance Self-Esteem

Do you believe you deserve good things? Do have self-trust and believe you're capable of achieving your goals? Our self-esteem in the overall evaluation of our self-worth compared to others, and our self-trust that we're capable of achieving goals.

Positive psychology offers insight into the emotional and affective nature of this experience and provides insight into how emotions and mood relate to self-esteem.

Emotions and mood play a role in the evaluations we...
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How to Be Your Best Every Day

Do you feel you're at your best and using your potential every day?

If you want to start using more of your potential and really thriving, begin incorporating your character strengths into what you do each day.

We all have areas of weakness and areas of great capability, though we don't always take the time to focus on what our real strengths of character are. These are the trait-like gifts, ideals, and skills that offer...
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How to Have a More Optimisitic Outlook

There are those who view the glass as half-full and those who view it as half-empty. As we know, the optimist views the glass as half-full, and that it will stay this way.

An optimist tends to expect good things to happen in many situations, and that they are responsible for their success.

There are many benefits to developing a more optimistic outlook. Optimistic people are more confident and persevere in the face...
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Uncover Your Potential by Finding Courage Within

The defining moments in life are those that present us with a consequential choice to make.

Sometimes there is an easy way out, but others times, we have to make a decision despite our uncertainty and fear.

We have to be courageous and confront our doubts.

What is courage?

Courage is an emotional state defined as overcoming a threat that may be accompanied by fear, sadness, or anger.

In the general sense, courage...
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