I have asked myself. “Why do I have to do the things I feel called to do?”. Who’s holding me accountable? No one will know if I don’t do what I feel called to do. Right? But, how much would the world around me change if I did decide to do what I feel called to do?
Continue reading “Why Your Purpose Matters”
As I was doing a load of reading for grad school this week, I began to feel doubtful about spending so much time trying to absorb so much information. Was it really sticking in my brain somewhere? Would I be able to recall a significant amount of the stuff that I was reading?
Continue reading “Brainy Inspiration”
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We are often much harder on ourselves than other people are. A harsh self-view effects all areas of life from the way you see the work that you do, to the way that you see yourself in all of your relationships.
Let’s pretend we can take our own self-talk and self-treatment and bundle it up into a neat little gift box. Now let’s pretend to give that box to someone we really care about. Would you be ashamed to give that box away to someone you love? Would they be appalled by the contents inside? Would the words and behaviors inside feel like a real gift or an insult? Continue reading “Are You Being Too Hard On Yourself?”
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The only guarantee in life is that it will be a challenging adventure for all who are willing to live it. Many things happen throughout the day, and even the most educated, well-off, and wealthy people are unable to control everything that could be thrown in their direction. Life is full of unsurety. What’s the best way to navigate through it? How do you recover from situations that overturn your world or knock you off your feet? Continue reading “Create Your New Normal”
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Self-worth. How is it measured? Is it measured regarding your material possessions or the amount of capital you own? Can it be measured by the number of likes, shares, followers, and friends that you have throughout social media? Perhaps it’s measured by the number of good deeds that you do throughout each day or the line of work you’re in and its value to others. How can a person truly become worthy of respect, friendship, and love? What do we have to do to earn more of it?
Continue reading “Why You Are Worth More Than you Think”
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Opportunities are wasted in life because we’re waiting for permission to take action. While we’re waiting, time is wasted, and talent is wasted. We want to receive an official stamp of approval from someone before we truly live. It seems like we’re programmed to think this way. It shouldn’t be like this. You don’t need anyone’s approval to change the world.
Continue reading “Sign Your Own Permission Slip”
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You are running. Running in the dark. Through a dark forest, you go as fast as you can to escape the unseen monsters grabbing at your heels. You come out of that deep dark place into a big, sunny field. You have made it! You have survived the onslaught of attackers who would have devoured you if they could have. Continue reading “Why I Started Writing This Blog”
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Don’t keep looking back and longing for things that cannot change from this point on. May your purpose for looking back be to learn from the good and the bad and to create a better day today and tomorrow. Continue reading “Look Back To Learn”
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After having experienced both abuse and bullying in my life, I realized that abuse felt a lot like being bullied and being bullied felt a lot like being abused. So, I began to wonder if it is fair to say that bullying is a form of abuse? If someone lays their hands on you to harm you, is it just like physical abuse? When bullies use words to tear others down, could that be considered a form of verbal and emotional abuse? Continue reading “Is Bullying a Form of Abuse?”