17 Relationship Experts Reveal the Red Flags You’re Missing on First Dates
“The first date should be about the chill, casual courting. If things move too personal and deep too fast, this could mean that trauma from childhood was not left in childhood but is still haunting the individual in their present. The inability to process emotions and deal with them in the past can lead to problems in their adult life.” —Belinda Ginter, mind-set expert
Read full article here: https://www.cosmopolitan.com/sex-love/a27889613/red-flags-first-date-dating-relationship-deal-breakers/
Giving Yourself Permission to Love Again
Because you are worthy and deserving of love.
After any heartbreak, our initial human instinct is to shut down and to wall off the very thing we perceive caused the hurt and suffering in the first place. We vow never to be vulnerable again. Often, we decide to go through life alone, thinking that must be the only answer. Because hey if you don’t leave the door open love won’t come to a knocking, right?!
We have all done it …. But in all honesty shutting down never serves us in fact we end up hurting ourselves more but this time it is self inflicted hurt which we seem to be able to tolerate.
So how do we move on and allow love back in, when the thought of being vulnerable again makes us nauseous? Glad you asked!
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I Survived the Attacks Thrival over Survival of Sexual Abuse
By Belinda Ginter, Success Mindset Expert, Certified Emotional Kinesiologist in BET
Yes. Like many, I was a victim of molestation at a very young age.
It was so confusing when it was happening because these attacks ended up happening more than once. I decided to speak up at a young age and speak my truth to involve others so it would stop. And by the grace of God the attacks did stop.
Read the original article on THRIVE GLOBAL here: https://thriveglobal.com/stories/i-survived-the-attacks/
Business Survival Tips for Entrepreneurs
Business Survival Tip #1: Create a strong business foundation
“Set up your business right from the beginning. Register your business and its name, create a business plan and hire a player team starting with a bookkeeper, accountant, and business lawyer. Go to the bank and set up your business account properly so that when payments come in you have a certain amount come out right away to go to a separate tax account. Keep one credit card so solely for business purposes and accounting. Mostly I feel so many good business owners go out of business because they do not treat the business like a business they treat it like a hobby which gets them nowhere. If you start a business right you build a strong foundation for growth in the future.”
— Belinda Ginter, Owner, www.belindaginter.com
Read full article here: https://blog.mycorporation.com/2019/05/business-survival-tips/
How to Deal with Irrational People
You need to learn how to ground yourself around irrational people as often they are very reactive to things going on around them. Realize that you can not control their reactions and therefore knowing that you can not take their reactions personally.
If you are grounded in who you are and your good intentions, no matter what people react around you, irrationally or not, you will still be emotionally well.
I always visualize myself as a tree that is deeply rooted in the group. When someone is irrational, I just stay rooted and trust that their reactions can not phase me. Their overreaction or irrational behavior can be like a windstorm blowing my leaves but I stay rooted anyway.
Read full artcile here: https://upjourney.com/how-to-deal-with-irrational-people
What Is Narcissistic Abuse? (Including the Warning Signs of Narcissistic Abuse in a Relationship)
Narcissistic Abuse happens over time. its manipulation where the narcissist gets you to only focus on them and their needs by neglecting your own.
It’s based on getting the victims to trust so that is why it is slow moving. What makes it so powerful is because it is slow-moving, the victim does not see huge changes in their own behaviors so they are no big warning signs to pick up on.
The narcissist’s goal is to alienate you from any other influencers like close friends or close family who may see their behaviors as being negative and warn you. They love and admire you and lift you up, then they slam you down and strip your self-confidence, this is often why narcissistic abuse can go on for years because as quick as they are to be terrible to you in the next breath they make you feel so special and needed like they truly see all that is you.
Its a relationship based on confusion and second-guessing and can often feel like for the victim like they are losing their mind. This is because anytime they get strong enough to call out the narcissist on their behavior, they are told that they are emotionally weak and are paranoid or just “off”. The abuser wins when you feel totally dependent on them and when you have lost your own power and feel helpless without them.
Read full article here: https://upjourney.com/what-is-narcissistic-abuse
Ways It May be Physically Hard To Move On After A breakup
“Just as your muscles create muscle memory when you work out, your body also creates emotional memories when you're with someone in a relationship for an extended period of time," Belinda Ginter, certified emotional kinesiologist, tells Bustle. Special moments like your first date, important places to you like your favorite bar to go to together, or even songs and movies, all create emotional memories. It's why hanging out at your favorite bar post-breakup can make you feel really emotional. "When a break up happens, it feels like you've been torn away from not one thing you loved, but all things you loved," Ginter says. "Your emotional memories want to take you back there because the memories created there were meaningful and pleasant. However, this can also create a hopeless feeling post-breakup if it lasts too long.”
Read full article here: https://www.bustle.com/p/7-ways-it-may-be-physically-hard-to-move-on-after-a-breakup-according-to-experts-17930657
Break Up With Procrastination
If you were to be brutally honest and transparent, how many times have you wanted an outcome, just the outcome not the journey . I do this all the time to myself I want something so badly and because I am only the end result, can you relate?. In general we forget that we need to do the actionable steps to receive the prize the goal at the end. There is a journey to be taken.
I think this is why so many people experience “analysis paralysis” leading to total procrastination. We have a tendency to overanalyze how to start and get stuck in perfectionism which prevents us from starting at all and in turn creates procrastination. Really this type of mindset is a huge form of self sabotage we engage in when you do quite feel good enough to complete the task in the first place.
Today I want you to make a list of all your desired outcomes. Don’t worry I did not just identify a problem and leave you hanging. Here is an exercise to help you break this negative behaviour forever …
Read full article here: https://thriveglobal.com/stories/break-up-with-procrastination/
Try These Tips Before Trying To Quit Any Negative Behavior
We all have tried to stop a negative behaviour at one point in our lives. Could be any negative behaviour such as stop swearing, cutting out pop drinks from our diet or even over spending. Most of us have this knee jerk reaction to this, a stop, start that goes on forever with no success to show for in the end despite our very best efforts.
Well not anymore. Follow my top tips to stopping any negative behaviour and finally get the success your craving.
Read full article here: https://thriveglobal.com/stories/try-these-tips-before-trying-to-quit-any-negative-behavior/
How to Improve Your Workplace Confidence
According to Belinda Ginter, Certified Emotional Kinesiologist, confidence comes with time but if you start by telling yourself that you are going to put yourself out there at work even 1% more per day, in a year you will have improved your confidence a whopping 350%. “By saying 1%, you take the pressure off yourself which helps you come across so much more organically and authentically as you strive to improve your confidence,” Ginter says. “Take small steps like volunteering for something, answering your boss's questions and presenting small tips or ideas at a meeting. All great things take time, so relax and enjoy the process of becoming your most confident self.”
Read full article here: https://ca.askmen.com/career_money/career/how-to-improve-your-workplace-confidence.html
7 Mompreneur Productivity Hacks
Success coach Belinda Gintner doesn't limit her advance work to Sundays, though. Every evening, she takes 30 minutes to review her calendar for the next day, pack lunches and check backpacks. "Mornings are usually the hardest on working moms, so if you can do as much as you can the night before, your tomorrows are mostly productive, chaos-free and joyful," Gintner says.
Read full article here: https://www.legalzoom.com/articles/7-mompreneur-productivity-hacks
Focus on These 4 Principles to Balance Your Life
“Get children involved in your healthy choices. Have them shop with you and pick out new fruits and vegetables they have never tried ... make it fun like a game. Set up a tracker where you write down how you were healthy each day and give gold stars for yourself and them.”
— Belinda Ginter is an industry leader in Emotional Kinesiology, Success Coaching, and Mindset.
Read full article here: https://bestcompany.com/vitamins/blog/focus-on-these-4-principles-to-balance-your-life
The Broke Person’s Guide to Hanging With Friends
Eat at home first.
Even if you will be going out with your friends, you can take some steps to guard against spending more than you know you should.
“Eat at home first,” recommended Success Mindset Expert Belinda Ginter (@unstoppablebelinda_). “If your friend group is going out to a nice restaurant for dinner or a pub for snacks and you really can’t afford it than eat first. Fill up, then you only need to chip in a few dollars to snack when you’re at the restaurant. This takes the pressure off. And if everyone is ordering an entree you can get away with an appetizer to be more cost-effective.”
Read full article here: https://www.opploans.com/blog/the-broke-persons-guide-to-hanging-with-friends/
7 Long-Term Psychological Effects Of Feeling Like You Weren't The Favorite Child
Not being the favorite can also impact you in positive ways as an adult. "There's a pleasure point to being the underdog," Ginter says. "Since the pressure and spotlight was never on you, I think that drives you to be strong, driven and confident for sure in your later years." It also allows you to have more freedom to be creative and thrive in your own time. "You have the advantage of being your own secret weapon," she says.
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Here are 7 scientific reasons for which breakup is difficult not only mentally but also physically
Belinda Ginter is an expert on human emotions and says that emotional memory is similar to muscle. If you exercise, the muscle will remember this movement, and so is the relationship. A favorite movie, a place where you were on a date for the first time, or a common favorite song - it's all affected by emotional memory. When the breakup happens, the brain feels that we have not only lost a partner, but also everything that has been associated with it. This is what makes people hopeless, because the brain tries to get it back at any cost.
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Expert Tips for Managing Remote Teams, Part II
Many remote workers believe the biggest benefit of working remotely is that you’re not tied to one place—the office. You can work from anywhere in the world, as long as you have your laptop or phone and the internet to stay connected with your team. Over the years, studies have shown that working outside of a traditional office setting positively impacts work performance, among other aspects. One such study cites 82% of respondents reporting lower stress levels.
But lower stress isn’t the only benefit of working outside the office. Belinda Ginter of belindaginter.com shares: “Different settings spark creativity. Whether it’s a different room of the house, the local coffee shop, a coworking space, or the beach, encourage your team to switch it up sometimes. Then take note of how that impacts their motivation and work results.”
Read full article here: https://smallbizclub.com/leadership/communication/expert-tips-for-managing-remote-teams-part-ii/
8 Experts Give Advice For How To Deal With Assholes
If you have to engage with an a-hole, make sure the interactions are a finite amount of time. You don’t want them to take advantage of you or your good nature. “A-holes typically are energy suckers that look for your weaknesses and exploit them,” says mindset expert Belinda Ginter. “Often we are so open and good-hearted that we do not realize we are handing them our weaknesses on a silver platter every time we communicate with them. Set up boundaries of what you will share with them in your interactions and stick to those boundaries.”
Read full article here: https://iamandco.com/blog/how-to-deal-with-assholes
Stop Trying to Fix Your Partner/ Spouse
When we are coming from a mindset of “ I must fix’ we are simply not coming from a place of love or good intention. When we believe that we need to fix another person we are instantly only looking at what we perceived are their wrongs or negatives and totally denying their positive attributes.
First of all… You can not fix anyone other than yourself it’s an inside job, not an outside job.
Secondly… Nobody is broken and needs to be fixed ( not even yourself)
We are all whole, yes we can improve and make some strengths stronger and make some weaknesses less weak but we are whole from start to finish.
What I have seen to be true after mentoring thousands of people worldwide is that you never need to fix someone else, if you work on your perception of the person and you work at shifting that, the other person shifts by osmosis.
You see, small suttle shifts in ourselves cause a beautiful ripple effect out to all those close to us. When we start seeing the goodness in you than you are finally able to see it in those people around us.
If you want to fix someone starts with yourself first and what you will find is they will be nothing external to fix after that.
Read full article here: https://thriveglobal.com/stories/stop-trying-to-fix-your-partner-spouse/