Forward Steps Personal Development Articles

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Many of the collection of Forward Steps personal development articles at this blog are listed here. I also have Forward Steps personal development blog pages, yet those are for specific purposes such as 365 Forward Steps Notes, sales pages or ebook download pages. Those are not included in this list.

Overnight Success (Like A Bamboo Shoot)

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What a lot of people don’t know about overnight success, that just like bamboo, once you make your breakthrough, you too will grow very fast. When others call you an overnight success, you can smile to yourself. ⁣Knowing the real secret to your success. Almost anything worthwhile in life takes time.⁣

Personal Development eBooks Teach & Guide

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Personal development ebooks teach and guide. Many of them also include exercises that expand our experience or perspective on life. When reading them it is important to keep an open mind. Taking what you learn from a good personal development ebook and applying it to your life is its purpose.

27 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Quotes That Inspire

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27 Ruth Bader Ginsburg quotes that inspire. I saw the movie about the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg rbgmovie.com only just last year sometime. What an inspiration she was and such a loss to us all. She served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the USA from 1993 until her death in 2020.

Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu (video, ebook & audio)

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Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu as translated by J. Legge. James was a Scottish sinologist, missionary, scholar and prolific translator of classical Chinese texts into English. Tao Te Ching has served as a foundation of philosophy & wisdom. Older than 2,000 years, Tao Te Ching is a classic of spiritual reading.

How To Calm Down In A Difficult Situation

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5 Secrets of How To Calm Down In A Difficult Situation is a guest article written by Melisa Marzett. Any stressful situation requires clear thinking. Learn to relax in your daily life and you can quickly relax in stress. These 5 tips require some skill, daily training and self-control. The time spent will pay off.

Meditation And Achievement

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Sometimes we get stuck and we don’t seem to move past a certain point. Read Meditation And Achievement, a guest article written by Gregory Lyons. Happiness doesn’t come from goal achievement, it comes from being, and being is about sharing the best part of you with others on a daily basis.

Let Go And Give Others Room To Grow

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There’s one essential ingredient missing in most of our relationships. Definitely required, if we wish to continue in our development & help others to do the same. This powerful catalyst is giving each other room to grow. Let Go And Give Others Room To Grow is a guest article by Guy Finley.

Manifest Soul Purpose With Shadow Work

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To manifest your true soul purpose, there is real work to be done. Spirituality isn’t all “love and light”. Many spiritual people have some kind of “dark” past that they had to go through in order to reach the spiritual maturity that they are now at. Learn the easiest way to integrate shadow work into your life.

Your Mind Does What You Ask It To Do

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Your mind does what you ask. This particular characteristic of our mind also makes it extremely powerful. If you start thinking positively and focus on all the good that can come out of a situation, your mind also makes that happen. Here, I’ve posted the transcript from the Mind Does What You Ask video.

Moving beyond our comfort zone for growth

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Life Outside The Comfort Zone: Moving Beyond Fear For Growth, is a guest article written by Sharon Torres. Feeling safe is important for survival. Taking yourself beyond that zone can initially cause panic & fear for safety. Helpful to venturing outside your comfort zone is understanding what lies beyond.

Raise Our Spirit With This Daily Video & Gift

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See a new video and gift here each day to raise our spirit. Take care of each other and be gentle with yourselves during these times. Forward Steps subscribers receive an email each day to revisit this page. I also add a resource for you to explore each day. You can see that beneath the video of the day.

Chinese New Year Day Taboos

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Chinese New Year Day is here. Happy new year! There are some taboos on the Chinese New Year Day to which you might want to pay attention. Read this list of some of these. As well as that you can collect a fun and free Chinese horoscope astrology reading for your life over the next 12-months.

10 Top Forward Steps Blog Posts For 2019

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Enjoy the 10 top Forward Steps blog posts for 2019, as voted by you when you shared them to your social media sites, using the share buttons at the posts. The following have been posted here in order of popularity. Did your favorite take home the top prize? If not, go share it at your favorite social site.

Top 200 Secrets Of Success In Life

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These top 200 secrets of success in life might be quite “old-fashioned”. Yet, many of them can still be applied and will provide great outcomes for a successful life. I’ll leave it for you to choose which you will use and which ones you might want to tweak to suit your life or which to leave altogether.

Let Your Own Higher Self Become Your Guide

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What is the higher self? How can it serve you? It is an aspect of you that knows everything about you and can serve you in many different ways. There are no limits to the understanding and answers it can give you about life. Open up the channel to your higher self. Your higher self wants to talk to you!

This Will Change Your Life 60-Mins Inspiration

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An audio to which you might return several times. I placed the “This Will Change Your Life” audio into a video for you, with nice scenery to view while listening. Without a doubt, you’ll hear things that you have heard before. Listen as though you’ve NEVER heard this, ever before. This will change your life!

Flow Poem Video, eBook and Quotes To Share

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Flow is a state of being when we are completely focused and fully immersed in what we are doing. Enjoy a video and ebook of Christopher Westra’s poem about flow. Below the selection of quotes about flow, you can enjoy Christopher’s poem in full & see the quotes set in images for sharing with friends.

Facing Your Fears For Achieving Your Goals

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Overcome your fears for achieving your goals. You have a choice. You might not realize it, yet deep down everyone is afraid. The big difference between you and all those people you can see who are successful is that they confronted their fears. They worked through their issues and went ahead.

Peace of Mind And Feeling Calm Every Day

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The definition of peace of mind is a mental state of calmness or tranquility, a feeling of freedom from worry and anxiety. When you regularly find yourself hitting the wall, perhaps it’s time to find ways of reducing those highs and lows, by increasing feelings of calm and peace of mind in your day to day.

Myth Of Talent and 7 Keys To Being A Success

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Many people resent those who they see as talented, believing that because someone is naturally good at something, that’s all it takes. This is the myth of talent. Further below in this article you will find the 7 keys to being a success. Not too many of us really think of the blood, sweat and tears involved.

9 Ways To Develop Resilience And Grit

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If you’re not resilient, persistent and gritty, you might never make the most of your other positive attributes. Think about the five most successful people you know. They’re possibly not that talented. However, they know how to get things done and persist. Use these 9 techniques to develop resilience.

Spin To Win One Of 9 Free Positive eBooks

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See the self improvement “spin to win” wheel right here. Test your luck at winning one of these free self improvement ebooks for download. There are 8 personal development ebooks for you to download and read. That is how change happens. One gesture. One person. One moment. One book at a time.

Ask A Question About Life & Get An Answer

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Ask a question about your life, then add your details to spin the wheel to get an answer (as well as a free personal development gift to help you keep stepping forwards). Questions are a great access to what is really going on. Remember, this wheel is only a fun game. Follow your common sense please!

Simple Hacks To Increase Your Self-Trust

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Many of us would like to have more self-trust. Chances are, you don’t treat yourself like the people you trust & maybe you don’t behave according to your definition of “trustworthy”. It’s painful to doubt yourself and keeps you from transforming. Here are a few ideas to help you increase your self-trust.

Positive Energy Reservoir For Our Planet

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Practicing coherence has a positive energy carryover effect that helps to cushion you through stressors and challenges that occur daily. In coherence, energy is accumulated, not wasted, leaving you more energy to manifest intention and harmonious outcomes and increases individual heart coherence.

Long Handled Spoons (A Short Parable)

Enjoy a short tale about the long handled spoons, a short parable about co-operation and working together. See the quick video and read The Long Handled Spoons story, here. “Collaborative dialogue is an attempt to dance with the unknown at the risk of losing what we think we know.” -Oli Anderson

Eight Pillars Of Prosperity By James Allen

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Get your free ebook copy of The Eight Pillars of Prosperity by James Allen after viewing the video. This book is incredibly overlooked & underrated, most probably because James Allen’s As a Man Thinketh is so popular. It offers some of the most insightful revelations on how true prosperity is acquired.

Conquering An Overwhelming Sense Of Loss

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Are you in a personal situation in which you cannot begin to imagine conquering an overwhelming sense of loss? Watch this video in which Tony Robbins helps Jim overcome the devastating loss of his entire savings & more. Faced with his loss, Jim found himself unable to imagine a future for himself.

100 Year Old Way To Get More Things Done

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See this 100 year old way to get more things done. Use Ivy Lee’s method as shown in the video at this post. It’s another of those great habits that will help “outgrow” any tendencies to procrastinate. Seeing how much you’ve accomplished will give you that boost of confidence you need to keep at it.

If You Have A Dream, Don’t Just Sit There!

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If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Begin taking forward steps. There’s a reason why so many intelligent people fail. They tend to overthink everything and are often afraid to take risks. If that’s your case, there are some very powerful reasons to start taking action. When you do, you will get results.

Optimism VS Pessimism Story & 5 Benefits

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Enjoy a video with a short story about optimism vs pessimism, as well as 5 benefits of optimism. Next time, when you feel like there is no way out of an unfavorable situation, ask yourself, “What would an optimist say?” Take an action you believe they might take if they found themselves in your situation.

The Black Dot Inspirational Short Story

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Enjoy this inspirational short story about The Black Dot. The dark spots are very small compared to everything good in our lives. However, those are what we allow to pollute our minds. Take your eyes away from the black spots in your life. Appreciate each moment and blessing that life offers you.

12 Ways To Instantly Improve Your Mood

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Here are 12 ways to improve your mood in less than a minute. If you’re feeling a bit blue, you might be surprised to hear that are lots of ways to lift your mood instantly. Skeptical? Try these and see! As you begin to feel more positive, maintain those good habits and you’ll continue to feel better.

Taking Risks Has These 3 Clear Benefits

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If you don’t accept taking risks of losing, you can never have the reward of winning. It is the risk that gives you the chance to come out on top. When you really understand this, you can easily see that risk-taking is a positive and beneficial behavior that allows success to develop in both life and business.

6 Ways Failure Is As Important As Success

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No one likes to fail. Failure does not feel good. You might feel like giving up or blaming someone else or beating yourself up. Yet, you might be surprised to hear that, many successful people are not only grateful for their past failures. They ascribe their present success to having tried and failed in the past.

Replace Your Thoughts And Life Changes

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Your life changes forever when you replace your thoughts. Your thoughts, your convictions, manifest the surrounding reality. Your life, good or bad, is nothing more than a reflection of the thoughts you’ve planted in your mind and nourished. These thoughts became behaviors. Behaviors became results.

Life Is No Brief Candle To Me

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George Bernard Shaw once was quoted as saying, “Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch, which I have got hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.” Enjoy and share this brief article about that very quotation.

Learning To Love Yourself (6 Benefits)

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No matter how much the hardest among us deny this, we all have a desire to be loved. Rejection can leave us feeling disillusioned with how we expect relationships to play out. Learning to love yourself comes with some incredible benefits. Here are six amazing benefits of learning to love yourself.

4 Ways To Protect Yourself From Negativity

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Negativity affects your life on every level. It has the power to ruin relationships, decrease work performance & increase stress levels. You can challenge and overcome it by changing your mindset. Not sure where to start? Check out these four smart, effective ways to protect yourself from negativity.

Tolerance, Acceptance And Taking A Stand

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When we accept what is, it provides an opportunity to acknowledge what we’re actually dealing with. Use a few of these 30 tips and 30 conversation starters to support expanding your mastery of tolerance, acceptance and taking a stand. You can still take a stand while accepting the reality of a situation.