In the world we live in, it can be difficult to find ourselves while trying to keep up with the images that our society portrays (via television, social media, magazines, YouTube, work, school, etc.). How skinny is appropriate? How should you dress? Act? Additionally, individuals, especially children who are biracial or come from different cultures, […]
If you are like most people, you have aspirations for a better life maybe a goal or dream you like to achieve. That goal may coincide with personal growth or maybe a dream that you always wanted to pursue. Your goal may also include going back to school, becoming an entrepreneur or starting a new […]
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BECOME YOURSELF?! Establish healthy habits at home & work to change your life. Its time to place a high priority on living healthy, being meticulous about not wasting your precious time to invest in yourself. Discipline and Motivation is very easy to become lazy. So you will have to really ask yourself this VERY IMPORTANT question. Do You Want to BECOME YOURSELF? If the answer is Yes, then you have to make this your #1 priority. 1st step: Start with your alarm clock, Adjusting your wake & sleep times, your sleep quality will improve. Your work focus & energy will become positive and sharper. 2nd Step: Try something new, Fitness, exercise should not be boring or painful. If it is, you will end up disliking it and discouraged. Find something you like, for example, Even if it was something you have no clue about, like meditation, yoga, stretching or swimming etc. 3rd Step: Challenge yourself everyday. Accomplish something that your not sure about. You can challenge yourself at anything, like simple activity, to something that's impossible. For example Challenge yourself to writing down how or what you would like to do, short term, long term goals, in a self reflection diary. Stick to it everyday, commit yourself. Or challenge to cook for yourself, researching recipes and stick to it every week. Or last but not least challenge yourself to take hobbies class painting, poetry, something relaxing and self reflecting to make you feel good about yourself. Warning & Reminder : THIS IS ABOUT YOU, NOT ABOUT OTHERS, SO ALWAYS REMIND YOURSELF TO NOT GET DISTRACTED , YOU ARE IN A PHASE OF WORKING ON YOURSELF. SO TAKE THE TIME FOR YOURSELF. POLITELY LET OTHERS KNOW , THIS IS YOUR ME TIME & IF IT WERE POSSIBLE YOU WOULD HAVE TO PASS ON ANY INVITATIONS. FYI. DONT OBLIGATE YOURSELF TO RAINCHECKS & LATER DATES. IT WILL ONLY MAKE YOU FEEL GUILTY OR OBLIGATED IF YOU WERE UNABLE TO KEEP A PROMISE. THIS IS ABOUT YOU, & KEEPING YOUR MIND DECLUTTERED. GOOD LUCK ON YOUR "BECOMING YOURSELF JOURNEY" .
Are you using your strengths or your weaknesses ???
Start a list Identifying your strengths and weaknesses.
To implement the above process in your own life, you’re going to need to build your awareness of your strengths. Try starting with a list of strengths and weaknesses. Write them down in separate columns, and then draws some arrows from the strengths to the weaknesses where you think you could potentially apply a strength to a weakness. You don’t need to be 100% sure how you’re going to do it just yet. Go with your gut of what you think might be applicable.
For the weaknesses, focus on things that are actually getting in your way and that you have some motivation to change. For example, they could be related to negotiating, finances, relationships, or health behaviors.
The types of strengths that can be good are
being good at researching information
resourcefulness, persistence, conscientiousness
planning for and overcoming obstacles
finding workarounds for problems, decency / following the “do unto others” principle
ability to follow instructions, ability to synthesize information
being calm and emotionally, patience
We all have strengths and weaknesses. Being reminded of our weaknesses is unpleasant. Therefore, we learn to avoid tasks that require skills that we think of as weaknesses. This avoidance can cause problems and hold you back.
Know your strengths to be more effective and successful in life.
While you’re having your first cup of coffee, sit back and think of the things that you’re thankful for.
The aroma of the coffee;
That first sip of coffee;
The beautiful morning;
The beginning of a new day full of promise;
The quiet just before the day officially starts.
Grace Before Meals. Giving thanks before each meal recognizes all of the people whose hard work was necessary for you to have food on your table–everyone from the farmer who grew the food, and the person who cooked the meal.
It’s a moment to pause and be mindful, as well as feel blessed that you have all of the food and nourishment that you need.
Things You Take For Granted. Imagine losing some of the things that you take for granted, such as your home, your ability to see or hear, your ability to walk, or anything that currently gives you comfort. Then imagine getting each of these things back, one by one, and consider how grateful you would be for each and every one.
Obviously, things won’t always go your way. However, gratitude isn’t an emotion that is reserved for those moments when you get what you want. When things go wrong you can use the power of gratitude to release some of the negative emotions that you may be feeling due to the failure or setback that you just experienced.
After a negative event put things in perspective by remembering that every difficulty carries within it the seeds of an equal or greater benefit. When faced with adversity, ask yourself the following questions:
“What’s good about this?”
“What can I learn from this?”
“How can I benefit from this?”
“Is there something about this situation that I can be grateful for?”
LETS BE GRATEFUL TODAY! SEE WHATS THERE, INSTEAD OF WHAT ISNT!
Your Assignment is greater than things that you allow to waste your time. You don’t deserve to believe you need to have people that shatter you, to Feel Alive. You don’t deserve that kind of Broken Love. You deserve sad songs with Happy Endings, you deserve the Deepest Love, someone who will look at you and echo your name forever. Everyone wont be wiling to go where you want to go, don’t cheat your life because you’re afraid to leave people behind. Be with someone who makes you fall in love with God more everyday.