Empowerment

Tap into your true potential
Before we can take on the world, we need to feel engaged, prepared and capable. In this section, we explore ways to stay connected to a positive, results-oriented sense of agency as you take on the challenges and opportunities of life.

Why It’s Awesome to Be Single on Valentine’s Day


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It’s almost a cliché at this point, but we’re going to say it anyway: Being single on Valentine’s Day is awesome. But not for the obvious reasons. Being unattached on February 14 isn’t awesome because you get to save money, or because your time is better spent binging on Netflix. And it’s definitely not awesome because couples are boring and … Read More


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What To Do When Your Job Sucks


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Do you find yourself uttering the words, “My job sucks?” If you’re like most Americans, you probably sympathize. A recent Forbes article reported that over half of Americans don’t like where they work. If you’re not crazy about your job, you’re probably not feeling too great about life, either. That’s only normal: You spend half or more of your waking … Read More


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How to pick the right personal coach


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Finding a personal coach is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. That relationship has the potential to change your life and set you on a course to accomplish extraordinary things. But making the right choice isn’t always easy. It requires research, communication, observation and instinct. It can get a little overwhelming and difficult, especially in today’s market. … Read More


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Every Day is a New Year


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The New Year is a funny holiday. It’s an incredibly powerful moment to self-reflect, recalibrate and set a plan for the year ahead. And it’s also completely arbitrary. We’re not going to talk about how to make New Year resolutions, because it’s all in vain. As much as we like to celebrate new beginnings here at The Art of Charm, … Read More


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How to Cut Toxic People out of Your Life


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There’s an old myth that frogs will pull down other frogs trying to escape a pot of boiling water. That’s likely the stuff of folklore, but the dynamic is real: In everyone’s life, there will always be people who will resist, threaten and sabotage the possibility of self-improvement. This general group of people — whom we can safely call “toxic” … Read More


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Men Who Have Remade Themselves


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I often say that who you are now is not who you have to be. I genuinely believe that our past does not determine our future, and that there’s nothing truly fixed about our personalities. Self reinvention isn’t just possible, but incredibly important for our growth, and there are plenty of effective ways to reinvent yourself. So I got to … Read More


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How Do I Know I’m Not a Psychopath, Sociopath, or Idiot?


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Fact: One in every 25 people is a sociopath. That’s not many in absolute terms, but that means sociopathy is super prevalent and incredibly hard to spot. What’s more, sociopaths are expert manipulators. Couple this with the well-documented propensity for the average person to be manipulated into doing horrible things without even realizing what’s happening, and you’ve got real reasons … Read More


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