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An important part of maturing and becoming a fully functional adult is to keep your expectations in check and to manage them as to not conflict with what the reality of the situation is. Keeping your expectations in check is difficult to do but it is necessary in order to not let an oversized ego, or arrogance, or selfishness keep you from becoming the person you should be. One has to always be prepared for reality to not line up with our initial expectations. You can never really be fully certain of how things in life are going to shape up to be. A true sign of maturity is wishing for the best but understanding that you could be in for disappointment and setbacks even when you think that everything can turn out fine.
May we create a world of visionaries. A creative vision of the world. Full of the next Miguel Cervantes. Except this time it's you taking center stage of your own story.
Who am I? Take away your friends and family and take away the opinion of others and what they want you to be. Who are you and what will you be?
Validation fueled me for a long time. I sought the approval from my parents, my friends, even strangers. I wanted to know I was doing something right. I desired this so much so that I stopped living for me, and started living for everyone else.
How do we make our lives better? Well to answer this question, we all have to ask ourselves the big question in life.
You know those annoying people that stop you in the middle of the street to ask you for something?
The problem is that if you say you don't want to work, you will be labeled as lazy. That's how the society we live in today works.
Years ago I was asked to be the keynote speaker at a conference called Women of Achievement. I love this type of event and was honored that I was asked. But as the date drew closer, I really started to worry that they had chosen me because of some misperception.
You have now reached another November. As you reach the home stretch for this year, you should choose to finish 2019 way better than where you were at the start of this year. Here are some tips that should give you a head start so that you will have a successful week.
One of the most haunting phantoms one can have is a forgotten memory, is it not? Think of it—we go through life, and our brains are awake, taking in and processing information for about sixteen hours a day; well if you’re lucky enough actually to get a full night’s sleep. That is:
If you’re a creative, you’ve no doubt had that feeling before. All your ideas have dried up, you can’t think of how to further your existing pieces of work, or perhaps you’re constantly getting stuck with writers’ block. So what can you do to get yourself out of this bad run of form and get you firing on all cylinders in your creative work again? Well, there are a few things you can do.