It is extremely easy for anyone to embark on the pursuit of a worthwhile goal.
However, maintaining the momentum and motivation to ensure you accomplish the goal is another issue altogether. When you lose your motivation, your determination, commitment, and passion are quickly tested.
I have had quite a few beautiful people ask me how I find the confidence to do the things I do (mostly regarding painting, singing, writing, and parenting). I used to tell them confidence was the key. But now that I have spent time thinking deeply on the question, I am not so sure it's the answer. In fact, I am quite sure it is not.
One of the greatest hurdles we will ever have to overcome in life is our own mind. The mind is a powerful tool that has the capability to literally make or break us. But it's less about our own thinking and more about our perception of how others will receive our thoughts and ideas. How many times have you given up on an idea or not said something because you were worried about how others might receive and react to it? If you're anything like me this happens all the time. And why is that? Why do we care so much about what other people think about us? In my opinion, it comes down to our constant need to feel included within a group. We all want to feel like we belong to something or someone and often times that prevents us from becoming who we're meant to be.
One of the most powerful affirmations. The one that could just change your life. . I mean it's playing a major part in changing mines. Do you encourage positive thoughts? positive actions? Is it true that you can in fact think yourself crazy? because if that be case you can think yourself happy, talented, beautiful, wealthy. . Yes? Maybe?
There is a sense of beauty in Chaos. There is a feeling of control while not being in control.
A sense of release when we scream to the abyss.
So I work for a contractor company that works for a gas company and I was doing a patrol through some woods on a hiking trail looking for an exposed pipeline. It was a nice day, the sun was shining and the only clouds that were visible were a few white puffy clouds here and there. So when I was told by my maps that I would have to get out and walk 1.5 miles back to where my coordinates were taking me, I didn’t think about bringing my umbrella. I didn’t look like it was going to rain anytime soon and since it was pretty warm, I decided to leave my sweatshirt in the car as well.
For most of our lives, we are taught and learn very well to live according to the expectations that others set for us. When I say “others” I am referring to all the people in our lives who we love, respect, and who we believe have our best interest in mind. “To Thine Ownself Be True” during this time is usually also combined with an implied “but do it our way because we know what is best for you.”
I used to be a people pleaser.
Things changed 17 years ago when I was engaged and conflicts in our family brought to light my intense struggle with needing to please people—and avoid conflict.
Life has a lot of interesting ways of showing us what we need instead of what we think we want. I've heard thousands of stories of people who didn't get what they wanted but the path they took instead lead them to have or experience something they needed in their lives.
"People who have a bad heart have these three characteristics.
Life is like a book of confessions, to constantly record themselves, correct themselves, and finally achieve their own success, although it is a very long journey, but worth every person to practice.
In the quaint state of North Carolina, the announcement of Corona didn’t send shockwaves of terror throughout the office. Most of my co-workers displayed mild concern and even relief at the corporate decision to work remotely. After all, the hassle of commute and appropriate attire were no longer the morning concern. Admittedly, I’d miss the catered office lunches. However, thousands in the metropolitan city of Charlotte were migrating home to continue work.
A lot of times no one understands.
And a lot of times things dont always turn out the way that we want them to and when that happens we have a sense of defeat, a sense of worthlessness, a sense of its my fault that it didnt turn out the way that we had wanted it to and on some occasions we tend to blame the other part for what is going wrong.