There can be no more futile of an activity to engage oneself in than the fruitless attempt of pleasing everyone. By now it should be abundantly clear that such a goal is a dispiriting and empty one, one which will only ever leave you empty-handed and disappointed. Far better to stay true to yourself at the risk of upsetting a few than to fall in line and watch your tongue as merely another face in the crowd.
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If there’s one thing I’ve learned so far in life, it’s this: everyone’s got it all wrong. Continue reading “Let Me Tell You Something About Misfortune”
How often do you look people in the eyes when they’re talking to you? Continue reading “The Power Of Strong Eye Contact”
“It’s so easy to be great nowadays because most people are weak.” – David Goggins; ultramarathon runner, ultra-distance cyclist, triathlete and former Navy SEAL.
I didn’t hear these words until just a few days ago when I stumbled upon an interview conducted by Tom Bilyeu on David Goggins, and you can find it here. Continue reading “It’s Easy To Be Great; Here’s Why”
It’s her turn on the swing, yet she says nothing,
In the blink of an eye, the seat’s been filled, Continue reading “Her Turn on the Swing”
OK, that’s a figure of speech; don’t literally stop sleeping. But hear me out. Continue reading “You Can Sleep When You’re Dead”
It is natural to be concerned about others’ opinions, to wonder of our image in others’ eyes. But once this concern begins to govern our thoughts, our actions, our lives, we need remind ourselves to turn the concern inward. Let others’ thoughts be their own, let them think and say what they want. At the end of each day, the only person’s thoughts that we have control over is our own.
Sometimes we feel alone in our daily battles, and that’s normal. We feel as if no one else understands us, like they can’t relate to us. Continue reading “All In The Same Boat”
The holidays always have a potential to be a busy, hectic time of year, and they usually live up to their potential. Continue reading “Don’t Just Think “Thanks”, Say It!”
Quick to judge. I think that’s a trait we all have in common with each other, whether we’d like to admit it or not. Continue reading “A Mile In Their Shoes”