Continue reading “How To Use Your Strengths To Help Others”
Each of us comes to this life with a unique purpose and a unique combination of strengths. To give your best in Service to the world, learn your Signature Strengths then find ways to use them to benefit yourself and to benefit others. When you use your strengths to help others, you leave your personal mark on your world.
Continue reading “When Values Conflict”
We all have values whether we’ve identified them or not. It is to our benefit to know what our values are and to live in accordance with them. When values conflict, make the choice that keeps you on track with the actions and behaviors that keep you true to yourself and to the important people around you.
What relationships need are partners who will make investments in the relationship; who seek first to understand, then to be understood; who try to see from the other person’s viewpoint; and who ask how they can help, rather than jumping in with their own solution. These are ways to develop an Excelerated Relationship™ and nurture your ties with others.
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Continue reading “How To Eliminate Irritations Now – And Why”
Irritations. Annoyances. Tolerations. If you aren’t dealing with them, they are draining energy from you. Some of them are within your control, some are not. Select an appropriate tool or practice to deal with both types. Eliminate as many annoyances as you can and find a way to accept and move past those you can’t eliminate.
Continue reading “Learning To Use Your Signature Strengths”
To reap the benefits of learning to use your signature strengths, use them every day. The benefits of increased positivity make it worthwhile to consciously take steps to discover and use your signature strengths.
Continue reading “Choose Acceptance Over Struggle”
If you can’t walk away from a situation and you can’t change it, acceptance becomes the only viable option if you want to find any peace. There are things in life that we can’t change and we can’t walk away from. Acceptance gives us the clarity to understand the situation for what it is. Own your outcomes and choose acceptance over struggle.
Continue reading “Nurturing Healthy Relationships”
Just as we have financial accounts into which we deposit and withdraw money, we have “emotional bank accounts” with loved ones, friends, and colleagues. We make deposits and withdrawals into these accounts as well. If our balance in these accounts is high, we can make the occasional withdrawal without any harmful consequences. But too few deposits and too many withdrawals can leave us with an overdrawn account. Nurturing healthy relationships includes making frequent deposits into the emotional bank account, especially of those closest to us.TheExceleratedLife.com
Continue reading “Practices To Help You Flourish”
Do you feel stuck, living a middling life, getting by OK but not thriving? Or are you excited to get up in the morning, looking forward to a day of meaningful and enjoyable activity? You have a choice. Will you choose the downward spiral that leads to languishing and worse? Or will you choose to take the upward path, an upward spiral to help you flourish?TheExceleratedLife.com
Continue reading “When Values Are Clear”
When your values are clear, you make better decisions. Using your values in decision-making is another way to live out your values. If you don’t use your values to guide your actions, then they cannot help you. So put your values to use when you have a decision to make.TheExceleratedLife.com