Tag: happiness

Sustaining and Keeping Your Motivation Up

Successfully accomplishing one goal after another is staying and keeping one’s motivation sustained and running. There may be tasks that you may dislike yet, but motivation keeps you going and know that each particular task contributes towards a greater goal. Here’s some points on staying motivated – Believe that you’re doing this for a good reason. In anything you do,…

The Power of Flexible Thinking

Rigid and formed minds are precursors to a battle lost. Once you begin thinking that you have all the answers, you might as well prepare yourself on treading towards dangerous grounds of self-entitlement. Once you get set in your ways, you’re already part of history. To get the most out of life it’s always best to keep all your options…

When Expectations Become Unhealthy

Everybody has expectations and that’s fine, but when do these expectations begin its pressure on you luring you into entering a path towards anxiety, stress and eventually depression – self-destructive in other words. The greatest source of disappointment is expectations. I got to write about expectations on a recent blog post but it seems that it’s a recurrent root cause…

6 Things You Should Walk Away From

Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth. Putting up with some stuff is a part of life but how far can one go? Sometimes we find ourselves putting up with more than we should, tolerate more than we should and before we know it we become victims in the end. Throughout all these years I…

Finding Yourself

If you have seen the movie Finding Dory it’ll touch you to the very core of your being. No exaggeration here but the plot seems simple but the message is deep. We all have had our moments just like Dory – lost, scampering to find one’s self, that feeling of being incomplete, totally at a loss. Even the most goal-oriented…

Finding Answers to The “What-Ifs” of Life

I’m pretty sure you’ve had your “what-ifs” moments, in all aspects be it life, love or career but bear in mind that it’s fine to have these wandering mind moments but the end point should always be avoiding the “could-haves, would-haves and should-haves”, which only leads one to regret resulting to misery which we dislike to happen. At the end…

Unmasking and Coping With Depression

Lately I have been encountering quite a number of friends who are “under the weather”, I know how it exactly feels and it doesn’t make you a weak person to acknowledge feelings of sadness or even depression. I personally define depression as a feeling like you’ve lost something but having no clue when or where you last had it then…

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

You’ve probably heard a lot of quotes and even advices about stepping out of your comfort zone to get a life, well it ain’t easy, it takes a lot of effort but you can really achieve it if you decide to work on it. Every nourishment we need was literally fed to us when we were in our mother’s womb.…

That Thing Called Love

As I sit on the couch facing the garden on this rainy Sunday afternoon I think of love and how it really turns lives around. On the background, music plays and I suddenly got caught up with the part of the song – “What about love, what about feelings, what about all the things that make life worth living. What about…

The Beauty of Individuality

Respecting others the way they are is one, understanding one’s self is another. Yes, it’s hard to be you and hard to be true! It’s like the exchange that happens during he says-she says, but do you really think it’s all worth the debate? The popular window test that you probably know of showing the four dimensions of self indicates…