Tag: identity

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You Have No Identity … 🤔

“As long as you make an identity out of pain, you cannot become free of it.” – Eckhart Tolle I posted that quote to my Instagram yesterday. It received mixed reviews… You see, when you create an identity for yourself, you become one with it. So adopting an identity is [unfortunately] like creating a part …

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 …

What it Means to be Capable PLUS 3 Steps to Recognizing Your Self-Worth

In last week’s blog post I discussed the importance of recognizing your self-worth. I mentioned that, as a human being, you are completely capable of developing yourself so that you can give meaning to your worth. So my question for you today is: Do you know what it means to be capable? Let’s start with …

Why You Should 🛑Stop🛑 Concerning Yourself with Self-Esteem

Give me ’til the end of of this 5 minute read to get you thinking differently about self-esteem. Let’s start by looking at the definition of esteem: Esteem ➡️ v. regard highly or favourably; regard with respect or admiration Now hold that thought. And let’s look at the history of the word esteem: “Esteem” comes …

Why I Don’t Want You to Kill Yourself … and Neither Should You 🙏❤

“It gets better,” they say. And if you think they are lying, I will tell you first hand, they aren’t. I’ll tell you it get’s better. From the absolute bottom of my heart I will tell you it gets better. But most importantly, I need you to believe that’s true. You need to hear the …

How to Finally Feel Comfortable in Your Own Skin (Learn to Be Yourself in 3 Steps)

Socialization has a funny way of eating away your self-confidence. … Don’t you agree? Think about it, you were born a happy little baby, but as soon as you were exposed to society – whether that was through school, social media, or recreational activities – the self-judgment began. “I want those new Jordans because they …

For Those of us Who are “Overly Emotional” or “Extra Sensitive” … It’s a Gift

Heart ache. Disgust. Envy. … Are those familiar to you? Passion. Hope. Joy. … Do you recognize them? They are emotions – both varied and yet commonly felt among us. Some of us feel emotions neutrally, while others feel certain emotions more often. And some of us feel emotions so intensely that we begin to …

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 …