Accepting Criticism (Gracefully)

“You can't let praise or criticism get to you. It's a weakness to get caught up in either one.” ~ John Wooden   Accepting Criticism (Gracefully) A respected colleague who just heard your work presentation decides to share some feedback with you after the event....

7 Ways to Motivate Yourself Every Day

7 Ways to Motivate Yourself Every Day “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson   Do you struggle with finding motivation? Does your growing task list inspire fear rather than action? Do you regularly “get...

The Power of Intention

The Power of Intention "All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become." ~ Buddha   Intentions. I start every day by setting intentions for my day. I also set them for my week, my month and year. What kind of day...

Top 6 Mindset Shifts You Need For Success

The Top 6 Mindset Shifts You Need for Success Marvin Gaye: [singing] “Cause baby there ain't no mountain high enough/ Ain't no valley low enough/ Ain't no river wide enough/ To keep me from getting to you babe.” Marvin Gaye actually wrote this song about his plans to...

Befriending Stress & Making It Work For You

"Set peace of mind as your highest goal, and organize your life around it.” ~ Brian Tracy   Befriending Stress ”Befriend stress? That feeling that makes me perform poorly, perspire profusely and pant impolitely? Are you nuts? No, I do not want to befriend stress,...

How’s Your Work Life Balance?

"Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life."    ~ Dolly Parton Work-Life Balance: Does it Exist? Work-life balance is a kind of holy grail for most working adults. It’s something people are incredibly eager to achieve, but in reality, many...

Explain Yourself Happy – Changing Your Explanatory Style

.“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” ― Abraham Lincoln Explanatory Styles: How To Explain Yourself Happy The way you explain the things that happen in your life has the power to alter your life for better or for worse. Being human...

What You Appreciate Appreciates – Shift Your Focus & Change Your Reality

What You Appreciate Appreciates What you appreciate appreciates - such a powerful truth, yet very few of us truly understand and consistently apply the incredible power that is contained within these four simple words. Now, the phrase itself, coined by Lynne Twist,...

Dumped: 15 Ways To Thrive When Friendship Ends

“Life is a bus ride, with only so many seats. It took me a long time to comprehend that sometimes people had to leave my life, to make room for the better ones, but once I understood that it became easier to let go, and I was surprised at just how quickly new,...

Why Purposeful Productivity Is Sexy + 35 Super Simple Strategies To Achieve It.

“It is not enough to be busy… The question is: what are we busy about?” ~ Henry David Thoreau Purposeful Productivity Is Sexy Do you stifle a yawn when you read the word “Productivity”? Does it conjure up images of paperwork, spreadsheets, being endlessly busy? Or...

Welcome to the Mindset Mentor blog

“I love to write and educate people about personal development, psychology and life coaching. I have always been fascinated by change and transformation, and my life coaching blog is the place I like to distill the essence of all the learning and share it with you, the reader, to guide you along your own personal development path. I am constantly reading the latest research and literature in my field and this is where I get to explore and explain my discoveries and insights. To stay updated, simply subscribe to my email list below and get my latest articles delivered directly to your inbox 🙂 I truly hope you enjoy!!” – Michelle

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“If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.”

– Brian Tracy

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