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Krystal Simmons

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Member since: Jun 22nd, 2011

There are many reasons to be a volunteer. This article lists eighteen of them.

Posted on: 17 Feb 2012 in Self Improvement

Many people have problems with shyness and confidence. Most of these problems can be overcome by applying easy to learn tips and ideas designed to overcome shyness. Here are 6 simple tips to overcome shyness and boost your self confidence.

Posted on: 10 Feb 2012 in Self Improvement

Well, it’s Thanksgiving again for the Canadians, and here in Germany we have celebrated our Erntedankfest, but anytime of the year is a good time to practice an attitude of gratitude.

William James said, “The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind. “

Posted on: 31 Jan 2012 in Self Improvement

If you are a long-time smoker and wish to stop smoking, the following guidelines may be of use in quitting the habit. Smoking has long-term health hazards, as reported in news clips and reports. The habit however is a personal decision, and it all depends on how determined a person is, and what level of abstinence can be practiced in order to stop smoking.

Posted on: 24 Jan 2012 in Self Improvement

I recently had a conversation with one of my former students. She has been out of school for a few years now but isn’t satisfied with the direction her career has taken. In fact, she’s not too happy with her personal life either. Her voice developed more than a touch of whine as she said: “I don’t know what to do.”

So I asked her about her goals. Her response was a rather slack-jawed look of surprise. “Goals?” Well at least she wasn’t whining anymore.

I asked her what s…

Posted on: 14 Jan 2012 in Self Improvement