Should You Dare to Compare?
Sometimes you have one of those days where it just seems as if everybody in the world is more successful than you. On these days, I’m reminded of Theodore Roosevelt’s famous quote that “comparison is the thief of joy”.
Doing the Right Thing
The writer C.S. Lewis didn’t just give us The chronicles of Narnia, but also one of my favorite quotes, “Integrity is doing the right thing even when no one is watching.” In this age of social media, many people do things because they think it could make them look good for their followers, but if you are truly interested in being a better person, the best time to practice is when nobody is around.
Why Making Ourselves a Priority Is Important
Quite often, we tend to place the needs of others before our own. It has been part of our human nature to run around taking care of everyone else – our children, the elderly, the sick, and all other people we care about. Although it is fundamentally a good thing to do, it can be a problem when we give too much to others that we leave nothing for ourselves.
6 Easy Relaxation Tips to Quiet Our Mind at Work
Our minds are constantly at work each day. As studies suggest, around 12-60 thousand thoughts are running through our heads per day, and 80% of these thoughts are negative while 95% are random and repetitive.
3 Good Things We Need To Know About Rejection
“Rejection is nothing more than a necessary step in the pursuit of success” - Bo Bennett Rejection undeniably leaves us with a heavy heart especially if we have experienced it countless times. When our hopes get dashed after a proposal is turned down, ideas are disapproved, or love is unreciprocated, we often ask ourselves if we can ever be good enough or if we can ever amount to something. Sometimes, these thoughts become overpowering, leading us to retreat in self-defeat and fear rejection for the rest of our lives.
Is it time to step out of your comfort zone?
We have all heard the wisdom that it is necessary to step out of our comfort zones to achieve great things, but this does not mean that we should spend all our time outside of our comfort zones. Having family or friends around or recharging on our own is very important for one’s sanity.
How to Manifest Happiness in Our Lives
Happiness is the ultimate goal of each one of us, but attaining it may differ from person to person. Even our definition of happiness varies according to our experiences and circumstances. But we all come to agree to one point: that happiness comes from within us and not outside ourselves.
Beneficial Tips on How to Deal With Toxic Friends and Family
Toxicity is a trait that blind-sights us so well that we're unable to see the wrong environment and situation we've put ourselves in. Toxicity comes in many forms, but one of the most toxic feelings I have come across from is the presence of a few family and friends. Perhaps the worst part is that I blamed myself for all the chaos and destruction they caused. All along, they were the ones causing it. I came across this really funny but true quote that made me realize it's time to get rid of toxic people, regardless of the relationship you share with them. "Toxic people will pollute everything around them. Don't hesitate. .Fumigate.’’ – Mandy Hale.