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Category Archives for "growth"

Self-Compassion Series: Self-Compassion Is the Same as Self-Acceptance

By Dianne M. Daniels | attitude , audio , authentic , confidence , emotional , feelings , growth , inner critic , mindset , Personal Development , positive thinking , positivity , self-compassion , self-talk , self-worth

You’ve decided you want to live a DivaStyle Life – GREAT!!! You decided to live your life in the most Dynamic, Intriguing, Vivacious and Authentic way possible…right? In order to be successful on this journey, you also need to accept who you are and be happy with that person – even as you plan for […]

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Best Resources for Personal Transformation

By Dianne M. Daniels | focus , goals , growth , knowledge , mindset , motivation , Personal Development , positive thinking , self-care , self-development , Self-Growth , transformation

When you are looking to reinforce or extend positive transformations in your life, having great resources can help you quickly move to the next level as you work to accomplish your goals. Check out the following references when you want to strengthen the changes you’ve already made, or to renew your determination to stick with […]

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Making Exercise a Part of Your Daily Routine

By Dianne M. Daniels | Achievement , attitude , audio , Body care , confidence , exercise , focus , growth , mindset , motivation , Personal Transformation , physical , self-development , strategy , strength , values , weight loss , wellness

Advertisements all over popular media and online bombard us, showing beautiful people in fantastic shape. The advertisements even show us “authentic” before and after photos of these people, to make us believe that whatever they are selling can help us look just like those beautiful people. Creating and manifesting a DivaStyle life is challenging enough […]

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Transform Your Life by Doing Something You Love

By Dianne M. Daniels | Achievement , attitude , audio , commitment , confidence , ego , focus , goals , growth , habits , Inspiration , knowledge , mindset , motivation , Personal Development , Personal Transformation , self-development , self-empowerment , Self-Growth , strategy , success , values , vision , workplace

Like most people, I’m guessing you started your college or post-secondary school experience thinking that you would learn to do what you’ve wanted to do all your life. Fast forward to graduation, a wonderful celebration of your accomplishment, and then finding employment in your chosen field. The first several years are rewarding, and then reality […]

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I Take Pride in My Appearance

By DSAdmin | appearance , attitude , authentic , confidence , feelings , growth , Image , mindset , personal , self-care , self-confidence , self-talk , strategy , wellness

“How I look is important to me – recognizing that my appearance is what people see first when they look at me is important, but of more value is what I see in the mirror​​​​.” – Dianne M. Daniels, CEO & Founder – DivaStyle Academy Affirmation: Repeat out loud so that you hear the words […]

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I Set Aside Time for Physical Activity

By DSAdmin | benefits , Body care , commitment , DSA Reflections , exercise , feelings , growth , habits , health , healthy , Inspiration , mental , mindset , motivation , Patreon , personal , planning , positivity , reflection , self-confidence , Self-Growth , self-talk , strength , wellness

Taking Care of My Body Means Taking Time Out to Exercise Physical activity is important to me because it is the time when I take care of my body. Each day, I give so much to so many people, so taking time out to exercise and do something good for myself brings me great pleasure. […]

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Staying Motivated – 10 Strategies for Reaching Your Goals

By DSAdmin | attitude , authentic , Body care , confidence , distraction , emotional , exercise , focus , goals , growth , Inspiration , meditation , mental , mindset , Personal Development , self-confidence , self-development , success

“Without motivation, you are literally dead in the water – nothing gets done, and you have NO energy to change your situation.” Dianne M. Daniels The last thing you want to do as you’re walking your journey toward your DivaStyle Life is to fall into the vortex of broken dreams and lost promises. How do […]

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5 Lies We Tell Ourselves About Worrying

By DSAdmin | attitude , authentic , communication , confidence , emotional , feelings , focus , growth , habits , healthy , knowledge , mental , negative , Overcoming Negativity , Personal Development , positive thinking , positivity

Worrying is NOT a beneficial thing! The best possible scenario we could wish for is a life jam-packed with happiness, smiling, laughing and love, right? Despite searching for that, it’s virtually guaranteed that you’ll also experience some negative emotions because they exist and are pretty much unstoppable. Worry is one negative feeling that people frequently […]

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Yes, Your Attitude Affects Your Health

By DSAdmin | attitude , authentic , communication , confidence , emotional , feelings , focus , growth , habits , healthy , knowledge , mental , negative , Overcoming Negativity , Personal Development , positive thinking , positivity

Your Body and Mind are Linked Viewing the body and mind as two separate entities is completely understandable. After all, one is imaginary, and the other is there to see in all its glory. Arguably that’s why there’s so much emphasis in the world on taking care of your physical health, but much less focus […]

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Avoiding Negativity on the Job

By DSAdmin | attitude , authentic , communication , confidence , emotional , feelings , focus , growth , habits , healthy , knowledge , mental , negative , Overcoming Negativity , Personal Development , positive thinking , positivity

Tips for Avoiding Negativity and Stress on the Job Feeling stressed at work? Are you having a hard time getting along with your colleagues? Or perhaps they’re always complaining about a thing or another? If so, you’re not alone. More than 98 percent of employees have experienced negativity or rudeness at work. About 80 percent […]

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Stay Positive When Around Negative People

By DSAdmin | attitude , authentic , communication , confidence , emotional , feelings , focus , growth , habits , healthy , knowledge , mental , negative , Overcoming Negativity , Personal Development , positive thinking , positivity

8 Ways to Prevent Negative People from Getting You Down Let’s face it, in a world full of unique personalities, complex emotions, and varying attitudes, it’s near-enough impossible to avoid some negativity. Sadly, though, encountering an individual full of negativity can turn an awesome day into a day from hell. But, we’re on a mission […]

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Protect Yourself from Negativity

By DSAdmin | attitude , authentic , communication , confidence , emotional , feelings , focus , growth , habits , healthy , knowledge , mental , negative , Overcoming Negativity , Personal Development , positive thinking , positivity

5 Smart, Effective Ways to Protect Yourself from Negativity Negativity affects your life on every level. It has the power to ruin relationships, decrease work performance, and increase stress levels. The good news is that you can fight it by changing your mindset. Not sure where to start? Check out these smart, effective ways to […]

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How to Stay Positive

By DSAdmin | attitude , authentic , communication , confidence , emotional , feelings , focus , growth , habits , healthy , knowledge , mental , negative , Overcoming Negativity , Personal Development , positive thinking , positivity

Tips for Staying Positive When Things Are Tough Are you having trouble at work? Or perhaps you’re going through a divorce? Does it feel like your life is falling apart? Don’t despair! A positive attitude can go a long way toward creating happiness. Everyone has problems at some point or another. In fact, over 12.5 […]

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How Negative Thinking Affects Your Brain

By DSAdmin | attitude , authentic , communication , confidence , emotional , feelings , focus , growth , habits , healthy , knowledge , mental , negative , Overcoming Negativity , Personal Development , positive thinking , positivity

How Negative Thinking Affects Your Brain Negative thoughts can be crippling, debilitating and down-right awful, huh? The over-thinking, worrying and self-doubt can send the best of people into a very dark place. Negative thoughts are untrustworthy and can fool you into thinking there’s a danger when there isn’t. To understand why this happens, we need […]

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Cultivate a Positive Attitude

By DSAdmin | attitude , authentic , communication , confidence , emotional , feelings , focus , growth , habits , healthy , knowledge , mental , negative , Overcoming Negativity , Personal Development , positive thinking , positivity

5 Ways to Cultivate a Positive Attitude We all have some negativity in our lives. It could be due to financial stress, toxic people, or daily events that affect our mood and perspective. According to experts, people pay more attention to bad news than to good news. Additionally, they tend to remember adverse events better. […]

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Attitudes that Can Make You Unhappy

By DSAdmin | attitude , authentic , communication , confidence , emotional , feelings , focus , growth , habits , healthy , knowledge , mental , negative , Overcoming Negativity , Personal Development , positive thinking , positivity

8 Negative Attitudes that Make You Unhappy It’s completely normal to feel negative emotions and thoughts sometimes – everyone’s human. But, if you want to take control of your happiness, it’s important to manage those negative attitudes effectively. If you allow your negative feelings to affect your everyday life, you’ll quickly notice unhappiness starting to […]

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Consider Doing a SWOT Analysis on Yourself

By DSAdmin | attitude , authentic , confidence , consultation , DSA Inspiration , focus , growth , inner critic , knowledge , mental , mindset , Patreon , planning , self-development , strategy , values , vision

Create your SWOT Team – Starting with Yourself When people create case studies on businesses, they often include a SWOT analysis. SWOT is an acronym for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats. If you can do this for business, why not consider doing one for yourself? It can help you gain insight into yourself and reinforce […]

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Taking a Leap of Faith for Your Business

By DSAdmin | Achievement , attitude , commitment , confidence , DSA Inspiration , focus , freedom , growth , knowledge , mindset , motivation , overcoming fear , Patreon , planning , positive thinking , self-confidence , strategy , success

Leverage Your Excitement into Productive Action You have just started a new business, and you are excited. You no longer need to work for someone else – being controlled by the priorities of others. You’re on your own. You’re the boss. Even your spouse is excited that you are doing something you have wanted to […]

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Teaching Kids About Routine Through Chores

By DSAdmin | Achievement , attitude , benefits , confidence , DSA Inspiration , feelings , focus , goals , growth , knowledge , mindset , motivation , Patreon , self-development , self-esteem , strategy , Uncategorized , wisdom

When you assign chores to kids, you’ll probably hear some moaning and groaning. You may even decide to tie their chores with an allowance. They will be happy on payday, but not so much when they are expected to do work for the money. Doing Chores Teaches More Than Just About Work and Reward Giving […]

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Your Possessions Are Not Important

By DSAdmin | appreciation , DSA Inspiration , ego , feelings , growth , Inspiration , mental , Mindfulness , Patreon , personal , positivity , self-development , self-esteem , spiritual

Emphasize Personal Relationships, Not Personal Possessions You spend a good portion of your time protecting your possessions. You worked hard for them, so you want to make sure no one takes them from you. The problem is, you may be putting too much emphasis on them. Consider that when you depart from this world, those […]

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6 Benefits of Getting Organized for the New Year

By DSAdmin | Achievement , attitude , authentic , benefits , commitment , confidence , emotional , feelings , focus , goals , growth , habits , healthy , Inspiration , knowledge , limits , mental , mindset , motivation , planning , positive thinking , resolution , self-care , self-confidence , self-development , self-empowerment , Self-Growth , self-talk , strategy , values , vision , wisdom , workplace

Getting organized is not just a good idea because your mom said so. There are lots of benefits to being in control and developing a clutter-free lifestyle. A less stressful life When organized you are automatically less stressed, you know where your keys, wallet, important papers, phone charger and phone are. Similarly, if your project […]

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Step Out of Your Comfort Zone for Greater Self Fulfillment

By DSAdmin | commitment , emotional , feelings , freedom , growth , habits , healthy , identity , knowledge , limits , mental , personal , self-confidence , self-development , self-doubt , stimulation

A feeling of self-fulfillment is the happy result of knowing that you’re living at your best, living life near the limits of your capabilities. Many of us, however, are not challenging ourselves sufficiently to feel self-fulfilled. The main obstacle is the desire to be comfortable. But we only grow when we live beyond our comfort […]

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