Personal growth

There is one area in my life where I am quite constant =) I am constantly thinking about myself – and I question myself a lot. I ask myself: In which area do I want to grow this year? There are lots of areas where I do want to grow: – relational – professional/ carreerContinue reading “Personal growth”

Why is goal setting important (Part V)

it makes you accountable Having goals makes you accountable. I am an “expert” in talking about things without taking action =). But if I have a goal I am accountable to myself to take action. For example my Blog: I set myself a goal how many articles I want to write each week. This goalContinue reading “Why is goal setting important (Part V)”

How to discover your dream

Did you think already of some childhood memories, of some childhood dreams? Did your dream or some of your dreams come true already? If yes, why? If no, why not? What could block your dreams? For example fear, living someone elses dream, chasing money or prestige, laziness, habitualness, excuses (no time, too old, no money,Continue reading “How to discover your dream”

Strength (Part II)

Strength (Part II) When you are working within your strengths you are most likely experiencing “flow”. What is “flow”? “Csíkszentmihályi describes his theory that people are happiest when they are in a state of flow— a state of concentration or complete absorption with the activity at hand and the situation. It is a state in whichContinue reading “Strength (Part II)”

Strength (Part I)

What is a “strength”? It`s a “capacity for feeling, thinking, and behaving in a way that allows optimal functioning in the pursuit of valued outcomes” (Lopes and Snyder, 2007). This means, that strengths can include aspects of personality, character, talent, relational tendency, and academic skills. But strengths are more than just capacities. Marcus Buckingham (2007)Continue reading “Strength (Part I)”