Category: Self-Discipline

Use your mind to retrain💪 your brain🧠 by harnessing the power of habit!

Societal Pressure Does Not Exist … 🤔

“Society pressures us to go to university.” “Society pressures us to buy name brand clothes we can’t afford.” It’s crazy to think I’ve been telling myself those lies until just recently. What’s even crazier is that those statements only become true if you allow them to be. I understand that mainstream media portrays a certain …

You’re Doing the Math Wrong! (Why You Need to be Ambitious in 2019)

“Ambition” That’s a good word, right? I mean, I’ve never met anyone who said ambition was a bad quality. Think about it, to have ambition is to have “a desire to achieve something, or succeed, accompanied with motivation, determination, and an internal drive.” Sounds like a pretty sweet quality, eh? I’d say so! Tell me …

Why Willpower is simple… but also hard🤔?

“Just do it.” Seems simple enough, right? …Wrong! …but also, right! Okay okay, you’re confused – I get it! But I am being serious when I say that “just do it” attitude is both simple yet not easy to master. First I’ll tell you why it is simple: Because there is one step to follow. …

I’ve been dying to ask you this! 💬

So. I see you made it to my post. Well thank you for supporting me 🙏❤ But most importantly, CONGRATULATIONS! Seriously, congrats for taking the first step in your personal development journey. “Uhm Ella… what do you mean ‘first step’? What other steps are there to take?” Well I’m glad you asked! Generally speaking there …

If You Think You’ve Got it Rough, Read This …

For every single person who has ever lived, their life has been difficult to some extent. Yes you heard me right – Every. Single. Person. I have a hard time believing there are people in the world saying their lives are perfect with zero difficulties. No matter if you’re Kylie Jenner, Tony Robbins, a 9 …

The Horror of Habit: Why Too Much of a Good Thing Can Seriously Break You

It’s easy to get stuck … … in your daily routine, in your job, in your relationship. The explanation for this? … Habit. Since starting this blog, I’ve talked a lot about how staying disciplined to good routines can help you create good habits – therefore making the challenging things in life easier. And if …

The Ultimate Return on Investment

Stagnation. Stasis. Still. Are you ok with that? I’m not. I like progress. I like the feeling of success. And more importantly, I like the feeling of long-term and well-earned success. Notice what I said there? “Well-earned“. Success takes hard work and self-discipline. Want to lose weight? Sure you can drink smoothies for 30 days …

Are You Ready to Reach Your Goals in 2019? (Part 3 of 3)

Think about this … “When the going gets tough, the tough gets going.” That couldn’t be more true … but I bet you’ve never considered this before: “When the going gets easy and we forget to make it tough again, nothing goes.” So what happens when nothing goes? Easy: we lose. We stopping growing. We …