Personal development is about building self-understanding and the life skills which will best prepare you for whatever lies ahead.
If you are troubled by unwanted feelings of guilt, here's an exercise that can help. It is part of my soon-to-be-released online course 'How to be Free of Guilt'. The trick is to make the feelings disappear by making mischief.
Personal consulting helps with life choices, when you feel stuck or you need someone to bounce ideas off or talk them through before making an important decision. I developed the model out of necessity, I've published an article explaining how and why.
There's a place in all of us we'd rather not go to (though some people deny that it exists). It can be a struggle trying to get rid of unwanted habits or other aspects of your life you'd prefer to change. Putting mental energy into ignoring or avoiding them is hard work, and it doesn't... work, that is.
This post describes how working with a personal consultant can help you develop and grow.
Most people are prepared to put a little time and effort into realising an ambition. But equally, most don't consider their inner world as a safe and sensible starting point. This may be one reason why so many of us struggle with unfulfilled ambitions, diets, and changes in lifestyle or habits.
Travel and personal growth have something in common in that both involve destinations and we can visualise our arrival. The experts say that the more clearly we can do that, the better prepared we'll be for the journey. There's a snag though. Preparation is everything, but the promise of the destination can distract us from the stuff we need to do in the here-and-now.
If you want to learn something new, start with what you already know and build on that. It works for mindfulness, but the same principle is good for many other areas of learning.