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Why Human Beings Need Foundations Just Like Skyscrapers – To Achieve Success!

One of the biggest discoveries from our research is that without a foundation, we will run away from our problems which will only get worse and cause even more pain when we do. However, when we do build a foundation we are far better equipped to deal with problems. Our foundations can be developed if we are willing to invest in ourselves. In fact, developing such a foundation within ourselves is critical if we are to live the best lives possible! Read on to find out more...

Handling The Racist Abuse Against Lighthouse – “It’s Not The Critic Who Counts”

“The poorest way to face life is to face it with a sneer. There are many men who feel a kind of twisted pride in cynicism; there are many who confine themselves to criticism of the way others do what they themselves dare not even attempt." - Theodore Roosevelt. Read this article to find out more...

Optimal Success is Not a Short Quick Run – But An Endurance Marathon

I’ve learnt that it’s one thing to build a profitable company - but true success is a completely different ball game. It means optimisation and maximisation in all areas of my life. So what do I mean when I say different areas of my life? Well as human beings we are our physical bodies, but we have mental, emotional and spiritual dimensions.

The Pathology Of A Troll: Who Internet Trolls Are And What That Tell Us About Emotional Degeneration

A hard-hitting article on the truths of the pathology of internet trolls and how we can stand up to it individually but also collectively, as a community together.

Hidden In Plain Sight: How Destructive Families Damage Us Undetected In The Name Of Love

Dr Susan Forward tells us in her book Toxic Parents, “Instead of promoting healthy development, they (parents) unconsciously undermine it, often with the belief that they are acting in their child’s best interest”. Read on to find out more...

Why We Have To Learn How To Deal With Narcissism And Narcissistic Feeding

For my entire life, I have felt like a burden. What I never realised in my life until I started working closely with a mentor is recognising my own narcissistic traits and how they stemmed from the narcissistic abuse I'd received from my childhood, from my parents. The more I could understand the root of it and where this had started in me. The more I looked at the feelings I had about myself - that I was a problem and a burden - working through the pain, I was able to understand the damage and heal.

The Whole Person Perspective: The Four Vital Human Life & Career Dimensions – Part 3 By Paul Waugh 

Why we need to nurture all four dimensions of our body, heart, mind and spirit to live the fulfilling life and career we want.

Why Is Self-Examination Key To Building The Life & Career We Want? Part 2 By Paul Waugh

It was once said by a wise old sage that 'a life unexamined is a life not worth living'. Nothing truer, basic or fundamental to your happiness and fulfilment could be said.

How Do We Figure Out What To Do In Our Lives And Careers? Part 1 By Paul Waugh

Why do people not know what it is that they want to do in their life and career, and what they should do about it? How many people do you know who wake up on a Monday morning excited by the prospect of getting up and going off to work? 

Does Money Grow On Trees? How Money Can Be a Tool of Control For Parental Narcissists

“Money is the root of all evil” I was told as a child. However, this is a misquote, it actually states “For the love of money is the root of all evil”. Here's how I learned to gain not just financial but emotional and mental independence too.

How Confronting My Victim Mentality Allowed Me To Begin To Genuinely Heal And Stop Manipulating People

No one wants to feel like a victim, not really. If we could choose, who wouldn’t want to lead their life feeling strong, confident and with high emotional intelligence to be able to handle all sorts of difficult and stressful situations?

How to Handle Criticism and Become a Pioneer

This video is taken from a live recording of Lighthouse International Head Mentor, Paul Waugh explaining why true pioneers like Thomas Edison take so long and produce so few results until they breakthrough. The focus of the video is on the immense challenges faced by Thomas Edison and proved his critics wrong after 10 years of not making a profit when developing the lightbulb. If you want to learn how to become a pioneer, withstand criticism and make a difference, you can speak to one of the Lighthouse mentoring team

What Happens When Someone Has a Loose Sense Of Self? What Shapes Our Identity? Answers From Quora…

Gaining a sense of our own identity and understanding how this is shaped is crucial to living a fulfilling life with a strong foundation in ourselves. One of our mentors at Lighthouse International Zach Jones shares his answer to this on Quora...

A Humbling Story to Help Us Remain Thankful

We've shared a lot recently about the inspiring stories of people within the greater Lighthouse International community, but recently we stumbled across an article which moved us so [...]

Images: Father, mother and child photo, courtesy of Kevin Zamani

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