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Self Development

Personal development or self-improvement consists of activities that develop a person's capabilities and potential, build human capital, facilitate employability, and enhance quality of life and the realization of dreams and aspirations. At JournalOwl, we help people develop their full potential through writing, reading, and collaboration with other like-minded knowledge seekers.

BlogSelf Development

Self Development is a broad term that encompasses various areas: mental, social, spiritual, emotional, and physical. At JournalOwl, we have developed a variety of writing, reading, and critical thinking exercises that will help you expand your potential, improve your employment prospects, and enhance the quality of your life overall. 

216 Journal Prompts for Mental Health

Monday, March 27, 2023

Journaling is a great way to improve your mental health. It allows you to get thoughts out of your head and onto paper so that they are less overwhelming. Journaling is how you can gain insight into your behavior patterns, which may contribute to certain feelings and behaviors.

Books that Focus on the Future

Sunday, March 5, 2023

Predictions are often associated with mediums and tarot card readings, but science fiction has also produced some books that accurately predicted the future. These authors were able to envision scientific and social changes decades before they occurred.

5 Ways to Psychoanalyze Yourself

Saturday, March 4, 2023

Psychoanalysis is a form of therapy that helps people gain insight into their unconscious thoughts and feelings. It is based on the idea that all humans have unconscious feelings, desires, and memories.

5 Signs Your Boss is a Narcissist

Friday, March 3, 2023

A narcissist is someone with an insufferable ego who doesn’t care about others. They can be incredibly insidious, and sometimes it’s difficult to know whether your boss is a narcissist. You can survive in a narcissist’s environment by staying aware of their tactics and establishing healthy boundaries.

How to Write Your Own Autobiography

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Writing an autobiography is a challenging task. It takes a lot of time, careful thinking, and deliberation. An autobiography is a great way to share your life story with others. It can also serve as a memento for future generations of your family.

10 Lessons From the Stoics

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

A Stoic is a man who embraces reason and frees himself from strong emotions. He sees living a meaningful and virtuous life as more important than avoiding discomfort. He also accepts that fate will come into play in some ways, but not always. This isn’t the kind of begrudging acceptance that some Christians might have done, but a genuine and clear love for fate.

The 10 Most Famous Philosophers

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

The world’s 10 most famous philosophers have shaped our culture and thought throughout history. Their worldviews and ideas are still influential today. Epicurus was a Greek philosopher who believed that happiness was based on relationships with others and self-reflection. His philosophy was passed down through his students and it remains an important subject for discussion today.

What is Intercultural Intelligence?

Monday, February 27, 2023

Intercultural intelligence is the ability to understand and interact with people from different cultures. Cultural intelligence is a key part of the modern workforce, as companies compete for global talent. Cultural intelligence improves communication and reduces misunderstandings in the workplace. It also leads to increased productivity and better team performance.

What was Seneca's philosophy?

Sunday, February 26, 2023

Despite his reputation as a philosopher, Seneca was also a prolific writer of drama. His Apocolocyntosis and his lost speeches are a reminder of his literary talent. Seneca was a Stoic, but he was also open to ideas from other philosophies. He often felt free to disagree with earlier Stoics, as he did in Letter 33, where he refers to Stoicism as 'ours' and is willing to agree with certain Peripatetic and Epicurean attacks on the philosophy.

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