Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 30, 2006
Personal life coach Diane Baskind, of Arizona, targets three characteristics that help people achieve growth during times of stress in her newest Web site article.
“3 Ways to Become a Super Person” is the title of the article, named for the heroic strength people seem to be able to find when they need it most. The characteristics the article explores includes:
Courage. Most of us shy away from a challenge. Maybe we don’t like confrontation, or maybe we just want to take the path of least resistance. But there comes a time when we, individually, must face our deepest fears. It could be accepting a job that moves you half way across the country. Or walking out on a relationship that should have ended ten years ago. Whatever is keeping you from enjoying your life needs to be examined, evaluated, and executed. No one’s going to do it for you. Be brave.
Optimism. Ever hear the old glass half full/half empty analogy? Well, it’s true. You have a 50/50 chance of being positive or negative. Which side do you find yourself on most of the time? Negative thinking can be a very hard habit to break. But the good thing is, it is easily remedied. How? Speak positively. Act positively. Replace negative self-talk with uplifting messages that you tape to your mirror and day planner. And before you know it, you will think positively. Action precedes attitude. A good attitude is contagious, so surround your self with people who are upbeat and encouraging.
Self-determination. Where do you see yourself in 5 years? 10 years? A person without a goal is like a bus without a driver. Don’t let limitations, either real or perceived, keep you from your objective. And don’t listen to the nay Sayers, even if at times you think they must be right. If something is important to you, stick with it. You will be amazed at what you can do.
"It’s scary when you’re forced into a situation that you feel you have no control over," said Baskind, “but we do have control over how we react. This is when people need to learn to tap into their inner strength."
Along with the article, the Web site includes other resources, including a monthly e-zine, to help people learn how to live happier lives.
For more information, contact Diane Baskind at http://www.newperspectivesinc.net.