Tag: Challenge

THANK YOU A to Z Blog Challenge #atozchallenge

THANK YOU A to Z Blog Challenge #atozchallenge

Part of “Beat your Inner Bully and Find your Confidence” (A-Z #695)
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I would like to take a moment to say a huge “THANK YOU” to the coordinators and teams of the 2016 A to Z Blog Challenge, and to all of you who have visited this blog.

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Equal doesn’t mean Same – A to Z Blog Challenge (E) #atozchallenge

Equal doesn’t mean Same – A to Z Blog Challenge (E) #atozchallenge

Part of “Beat your Inner Bully and Find your Confidence” (A-Z #965)
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It seems that lately, the only way to raise people up is by putting others down.

It’s no longer okay to be “better” at something. We are now taught that that being “better” (or “worse”) is somehow “wrong,” making us question ourselves. We’re all like little automaton cookies emerging from some cosmic cookie-cutter.

This social attitude undermines our self-confidence.

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Call for Confidence #atozchallenge help

Call for Confidence #atozchallenge help

Call for Help – A to Z Challenge Blog Ideas (A-Z #965)
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Hey, y’all, can I ask for your help with ideas? I’m stuck on the next few letters.

I have some letters that I’m at a loss for. My A-Z Challenge theme is basically “Self-Confidence” in any way, shape, or form you want to slice it.

Do you have any ideas for:

  • H, I, J, K
    • “Help” ? About how to get help with confidence problems? Heck, I have no idea how to get help, if I knew that I wouldn’t have so many confidence problems.
    • “I need…..” …. what?  What do I need?  Other than more confidence, that is….
    • “Joke” um, no, it’s no joke, certainly
    • I won’t even go there with K
  • These, I should have time to get to “later” but I haven’t planned them out. Feel free to let me know if you have any ideas.
    • L, O, P, Q, R, U, V, X, Y

Hopefully it goes without saying but if the blog for that letter is prompted by your idea you get full credit. Please include whichever link you want me to use when I credit you. 🙂   [ HEY A TO Z ADMINS, IS THIS CHEATING??? I’m only looking for idea prompts, not full blogs… ] Continue reading “Call for Confidence #atozchallenge help”

Don’t give up too soon or too late – A to Z Blog Challenge (D) #atozchallenge

Don’t give up too soon or too late – A to Z Blog Challenge (D) #atozchallenge

Part of “Beat your Inner Bully and Find your Confidence” (A-Z #965)
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When speaking of confidence and doing your best, we are always encouraged to try our best and not to give up.

That’s great advice, but sometimes it backfires. If we get ourselves into an uncomfortable situation, it can be a sign to move on. You’re not being a quitter, you’re simply recognizing what you do and do not want to spend your time on.

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Criticize me, please! No, really! – A to Z Blog Challenge (C) #atozchallenge

Criticize me, please! No, really! – A to Z Blog Challenge (C) #atozchallenge

Part of “Beat your Inner Bully and Find your Confidence” (A-Z #965)
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We all want to improve ourselves in everything we do, but especially in our jobs and/or favorite hobbies. Unfortunately, it is not always obvious when we are making a mistake.

We can reach out to our families, our friends, and our colleagues/peers for help in that area, but it’s incredibly tricky – and risky – to ask for and process “constructive criticism” in a way that will help us.

Getting the wrong type of advice not only hits our projects/pocketbooks, it hits our confidence level. Getting good advice, and knowing what to do with it, can make the journey a whole lot easier.

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Bullying: I can stop being bullied – A to Z Blog Challenge (B) #atozchallenge

Bullying: I can stop being bullied – A to Z Blog Challenge (B) #atozchallenge

Part of the blog series “Beat your Inner Bully and Find your Confidence”
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Bullies come in all shapes and sizes. This blog series talks about the bully you’ve let build up inside your own head, putting you down, preventing you from achieving, making you feel bad.

But let’s step back and talk about the external bully.

It is my opinion that in our society’s “Stop the Bullying” campaign, we are focusing on the  wrong person. We’re focusing on stopping the  bully by encouraging the bully to stop, wasting precious effort we could be focusing on creating a toolset – a defense system – for the person being bullied.

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All About Me [You] – A to Z Blog Challenge (A) #atozchallenge

All About Me [You] – A to Z Blog Challenge (A) #atozchallenge

Part of the blog series “Beat your Inner Bully and Find your Confidence”
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Let’s start this blog series with a “Choose Your Own Adventure.”

Picture you’re me, and you want to start this blog series with a bang. You’ve picked a topic dear to your heart – self-confidence. I’ll present you with two opening paragraphs. Pick one, and then we’ll analyze the difference in the two.

Let’s also assume we have already welcomed and thanked our visitors: Welcome, and Thank You!

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TOC – A to Z Blog Challenge Theme

TOC – A to Z Blog Challenge Theme

TOC for “Blogging from A to Z April 2016 Challenge” (I’m # 695)

Here’s the A to Z Category page, listing all my A to Z posts if you don’t want to slog through this one.  HERE’S LAST POST.      Thank you A to Z Continue reading “TOC – A to Z Blog Challenge Theme”