Tag: successhabits

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 …

3 MORE Steps for Getting Rid of Shame (Part 2 of 2)

“I need counseling” “I’m having suicidal thoughts” “I tried to kill myself” Are any of those words familiar to you? Does the thought of saying “yes, they are familiar” make your stomach tie-up in a knot? That feeling of discomfort is called shame. And shame is the feeling of guilt or embarrassment after doing something …

4 Steps to Ending Your Shame (Part 1 of 2)

You’re ashamed… Of your past, your actions, and your decisions. You feel guilty or embarrassed about something you have done or a quality in your character. But why do you feel this way? I find the topic of shame to be quite an interesting one because I believe it is far more nuanced than you …

How to be Happy for Other People + 3 Deep Questions You Need to Ask in Order to Ditch Jealousy

“Jealousy is the root of all evil” Have you heard that expression before? Maybe you’ve experienced the backstab (or frontstab) by a jealousy-fueled person… or, maybe you’ve been the dealer of similar jealousy-fueled actions… In talking with people since starting my blog, a question I often get asked is, why the f*** can’t people just …

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 ๐Ÿ›‘Stop๐Ÿ›‘ 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 โžก๏ธ 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 Willpower is simple… but also hard๐Ÿค”?

“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! ๐Ÿ’ฌ

So. I see you made it to my post. Well thank you for supporting me ๐Ÿ™โค 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 …

๐Ÿค” How to be Happy On a Monday

Happy Monday! … Right? *insert awkward silence* … What? You mean you’re not happy? You’re telling me you’re miserable because you have 5 days left of work before you can relax again? Damn… Ok, well I really want you to be happy! And before you start questioning whether I’m oblivious to life’s problems, I’ll straight-up …

So You Want to Better Yourself… But You Don’t Know Where to Start – READ THIS

Last week, one of my buddies asked me a fantastic question, what is the first step to re-training your brain? I thought it was an easy answer. And then I realized I was incredibly wrong. DAMNNNN. How have I not written a blog post about this yet!? So here I am about 10 days later, …