While most people are prepared to go about their business as usual, for most of us, every time we hear the expression our minds turn to dark things. So this Friday the 13th I’m trying to turn the tables.
Of all the sage wisdom, government recommendations, expert advice and common sense lessons there was one thing I learned that stuck out beyond the rest.
In the past two weeks we’ve broken down some steps to knowing who you are, and explored how to like the self you discovered. Now comes the deceptively challenging task of being who you are.
In this time of curated feeds and personal branding and Facetune and perpetual self-promotion, being genuine and living what we're posting is a value heading toward the endangered species list.
I came to the realization that all of those tough times and impossible situations were successes.
My research led me to an interesting article about “empowerment”, which as we all know is one of my favorite topics. If you aren’t tired of hearing about the strength, tenacity, courage and capability lying inside each of us, read on!
Huge changes are afoot and I've just got to share. As you know from literally every post on this page; empowerment, freedom and growth are the foundation, and constant goal of this page. When you life your life in daily pursuit of this kind of thought and progress it's only natural that you find yourself… Continue reading The Relocation Situation!
Please don’t let your lofty views of success, the glossy sheen of someone else’s life, or the visions in your head of what you thought life would be keep you from acknowledging when you do something right.
The book is Rising Strong, and from the introduction it lays down strategies to grapple with emotions in tough situations and “rise strong” on the other side of the fight, armed with new understanding of ourselves and a plan for future run-ins.
What we see in other people we assume came naturally, yet we become overwhelmed thinking about the work it would take for us to get to the same level.