11 Self-Development Goals To Pursue in The Remaining of 2017

Of course, personal development is easier said than done. Taming your years-long cultivated and groomed bad habits, it can’t be done overnight. But for a better future ahead, you got to start somewhere and some day. Why not it be today?

Sure change would be so tough and unsettling—but it’s all worth it.

Here are 11 self-development goals you should pursue in the remaining of 2017, to welcome 2018 with a better, healthier and happier you-

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  1. Become an early bird– You’ve been told countless number of times to wake up early every morning and there’s a big reason behind that. Even recommended by nearly every world leader and business tycoon, you feel much better breathing in early hours. Your brain nourishes, brilliant ideas strike your mind and so many other amazing things happen.
  2. Say goodbye to procrastination– Procrastination is one of human’s biggest enemies. You have no idea how many dreams and success stories have those “not now” “I will do it some other time” killed. So get things – big or small – done right away, right now. Never postpone them.
  3. Learn to let go– Don’t cling to the past. Learn to let go of the memories and past bad experiences. What’s happening right now is more important than what happened yesterday. Remember, your past doesn’t define you. Bury all your mistakes and ‘everything bad’ under the dark sheets of past and get enthused for the brighter tomorrow.
  4. Cut back on negative people– If someone doesn’t empower you, they should have no place in your life. So who are those people in your life who are negative influence on you, who always bring you down, who always doubt you? Identify and eliminate them from your life.
  5. Fight back your anger– If history teaches us anything it’s how anger has destroyed lives, families and even nations. If you get angry often, seek anger management counseling. Top anger management counselors can help you recognize all your triggers or “red signs” and simmer down your unsettled emotions with the right techniques.
  6. Talk to people– Talking to people helps a lot. It builds your characteristic and makes you more likable. So start talking to others. Strike conversation with anyone and everyone—yes, even the strangers. Learn to master the art of pleasant small talks.
  7. Work on your body language– Your overall body language tells a lot about who you are. So how do you carry yourself around, how you stand, how you talk without words, are you confident enough, are you assertive with your approach—all these are very important. The right body language also helps you connect with others easily.
  8. Embrace the loneliness– Being alone is not such a bad thing as the society has had us believe. In fact, if you embrace the lonely hours, it could be the best thing—very peaceful. So learn to stay alone most of the time.
  9. Start reading day and night– Warren Buffet devotes about 80 percent of each day to reading. Other leaders and tech-tycoons like Barrack Obama and Bill Gates are just as obsessed with reading. So if you’re not much of a reader, change that. Reading helps broaden your horizons, explore new possibilities and discover new things you didn’t even know existed.
  10. Handle stress like a pro– Stress is the root of an unhappy life. Fix that root and everything will fall into the right places. So learn to handle your stress level. Top Los Angeles based counselors offer effective stress management programs via both online and offline mode; enroll to these programs right away.
  11. Help others– There are so many unfortunate people around you who are in some serious problems; some don’t have enough to eat, others are suffering from some illness. When you help them, not only are you helping them alone but you’re also helping yourself get better. Being empathetic to others is the surest way to psychologically escape all your struggles.

These are 11 self-development goals you should pursue in the remainder of 2017 to welcome the next year with a better, healthier and happier you. Good luck!!!

Begin Anger Management Counseling At Home For Children

Children often fail to express their emotions to parents , giving way to contradictory behaviors . Their temper tantrum problems might be common, but what if they suddenly show uncontrollable anger? This is the time when you should begin addressing them timely with a matured treatment, so that later in the adolescence stage, they can easily cope up with any issues in a healthy manner.

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With the rising trend of this problem with deviant behavior witnessed in children of almost every household, it is becoming crucial to kick start anger management counseling at an early stage.

Check out the following ways to handle the anger of kids with care:

Make him identify emotions
Kids often fail to decipher the various feelings and emotions that naturally human beings go through. Due to this, their outbursts are very spontaneous and doesn’t include any judgment. Owing to this, as a parent, you must work towards briefing him about the various feelings and sentiments of joy, sadness, anger, etc so that he can express well to you without any hindrance effortlessly and you in turn can calm him down.

Take time outs
If you see him getting angry on something, yelling or throwing things then take some time out and make him take a break. This will assist in subsiding the infuriating emotions calmly at least for some time.

Talk and self talk
Don’t let your kid be a total introvert. Venting out the feelings and thoughts are totally necessary to stop him from triggering anything furious. Hence, engage him into self talking. i.e. let him talk to himself so that he can express himself and understand his state of mind, Also, parents should take part in avid communications and discussions with the child on to what makes him angry and every turmoil that goes through his inner self.

Channelize his anger
Try to channelize your munchkin’s anger through a various activities like martial arts, yoga, breathing exercises, mediations etc. However, a lot of extracurricular activities act as their diversion from the usual emotional turbulence by keeping them engaged in positivity.

Be his model
If your child is going through anger cute anger management issue, and then make sure the environment of the home is peaceful and happy. Avoid getting into any arguments when he is around, so that he doesn’t imitate you knowingly or even unknowingly.

Get expert help
If his behavior is getting out of control, then it is better to get specialized assistance without hampering his adulthood in future. Select from within the top-notch anger management counselors, and decide on counseling sessions to direct his energy to something positive.

Children being in a very delicate time of life must be taught on how to control anger with proper anger management counseling, so that their life doesn’t get complicate in future.