Category: success

You cannot always be happy but you can always …

You cannot always be happy but you can always be brave. And that is the beginning of everything.

Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It…

Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t do.

Happiness Tips

1. Experiment to see what makes you happy.

2. Hang out with people who are happy and upbeat – as other people affect the way we feel.

3. Make a list of your blessings – don’t focus on “what’s wrong”.

4. Cultivate an attitude of thankfulness. Add to your list several times a day.

5. Focus on solutions instead of on your problems.

6. Make time to connect with the people you love.

7. Accept the way that you and others are. Growth and change don’t happen instantly.

8. Take time to enjoy the moment. Savour what you can from the small things in life – a sunrise, a rainbow, or a giggling child.

9. Remind yourself often that “this, too, will pass”. Hard times and trials are only temporary.

10. Follow your passions –as they reflect who you are – and are a natural source of fulfillment and joy.

11. Engage in random acts of kindness.

12. Try to smile and laugh and often as you can.

Know that you can start late, look different, …

Know that you can start late, look different, be uncertain and still succeed.

7 Ways to Shake Up your Life

1. Try saying “yes” instead on “no”.

2. Don’t allow your feelings to dictate your behaviour.

3. Travel to somewhere you haven’t been before.

4. Spend time with people who are different from you.

5. Try a new food, or learn or a new skill.

6. Live in the present, not the future, or the past.

7. Do something different – that scares you – every day.

How to Fight Perfectionism

1. Delete “ought”, “must” and “should” from your vocabulary.

2. Get rid of all unrealistic goals, and replace them with realistic, achievable goals.

3. Accept and love yourself unconditionally.

4. Recognize that NOBODY is perfect – despite what the media, or other people, say.

5. Love your quirks and value your uniqueness.

6. See mistakes as lessons on the road to success.

7. Notice all the positives, and small accomplishments.

8. Enjoy, and be thankful for, the good things in your life.

Learn to be alone, and to like it. There’s not…

Learn to be alone, and to like it. There’s nothing more freeing and empowering than learning to like your own company.

My mission in life is not merely to survive, b…

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.

10 Truths to Live By

1. It’s your life not their life.

2. You’re stronger than you think.

3. You’re not the lies you believe about yourself.

4. You’re not your past – and your past is not your future.

5. No-one else is going to solve your problems for you.

6. You have the power to turn your life around.

7. You are worthy of success and you can reach your dreams.

8. Don’t put up with mistreatment and abuse.

9. Treat yourself with respect and require respect from others.

10. Keep searching till you find unconditional love; there are people who will love you just because you are you.

The years between eighteen and twenty-eight ar…

The years between eighteen and twenty-eight are the hardest, psychologically. It’s then you realize this is make or break, you no longer have the excuse of youth, and it is time to become an adult.