It feels like these days, everybody has a different opinion: should you be obsessed with your work, or take it easy and find balance.
This is the good old adage saying that you shouldn’t invest all your time in one thing, lest you miss out on everything else the world has to offer.
By keeping your mind open, you’re keeping your options open and allowing yourself to see what options may lie in other pastures.
But when you’re obsessed, you’re only looking ahead of you, at the next step, your next goal, you’re everything.
So which is the correct way…
When I was younger, this concept never even crossed my mind.
I didn’t have to show up for things because my parents would always make me.
When I got a bit older, this concept started to make more and more of its way into my life: having to show up for class, exams, and fencing practices.
Today, this concept pretty much runs my day-to-day life. Everything I do and the success that it brings is predicated on how much and how well I show up to perform.
If I’m off one day or lack the motivation, it can become difficult…
Life is known to always have something to keep things interesting.
It’s one of those things that we all know is true: sometimes we got to deal with life’s problems.
And sometimes these problems seem insurmountable.
That’s where this strategy comes in.
The first step is to pinpoint what the problem is.
Is it something that has to do with an event, other people, or is it something psychological?
Once you know the nature of the problem you can go ahead and as yourself: “Is this something I can do something about, or is this something I can’t do anything…
These words have changed my life. And I’m hoping that they do the same for you.
Many people would say that the future holds everything.
When you look forward to the future, life seems greater, grander, more extravagant. You picture yourself having everything you want and hanging out with everyone you’ve ever wanted to hang out with.
I know that’s what I do.
The future seems so real, it seems like it’s the be-all-end-all and that it will make it or break it faster than you ever know. Like it’s the only thing you’ve ever worked your ass for. And you do work your ass off for it.
Every day, you slave to make tomorrow better…
Most people know that money isn’t the be-all-end-all. But for some people it really is.
They say money won’t make you happy, but it’s necessary for everything you want. So it goes without saying that people will do what needs to be done to get their hands on that good good.
Thing is, it’s easier for some people than others to make money. And while most people are struggling to make ends meet, many people are making lots of money doing what they love. And this is great.
Doing something you love is a privilege that so many people are…
People don’t like making efforts… but the people on the receiving end enjoy it. Or do they?
It recently came to me that maybe I was doing everything all wrong. Maybe I was trying too hard to do things that should just naturally come easy to me.
The thing is when something doesn’t naturally come easy, the solution usually becomes pushing through it — and making it happen despite the difficulty. This is the strategy that is sloshed around the market: when something isn’t working out, just power through it.
The problem with this strategy is that it completely undermines…
It’s always difficult… but sometimes it’s so worth it.
Have you ever been in a situation where you realized that you had everything or at least a lot, but there was just something missing, or extra. A situation where everything seems to fit, except there’s just something that still feels wrong?
When you’re in a situation like that, it’s easy to just brush it off and think that you may be overreacting, or that things are simply going to get better with time.
It can be easy to wonder what is wrong with YOU, as opposed to what is wrong…
Most people stay stagnant all their life… And it’s because of this one little thing.
When you’re doing something you really like doing or love doing, you sometimes lose track of time. And things get really good, for a really long time.
This is what we strive for: constant peace, constant love, constant growth.
But is it possible?
While most people think that they keep having to do something that is painful to them and call it effort, I believe that the best things in life come naturally.
Maybe the secret lies in how we think about things, and not…
Speed is the name of the game… we’ve established that. But what do you do when you have just a little bit of time.
Most people’s days are rushed going from one thing to the other, and they’re not taking much time for themselves to even take a breather.
This can cause a lot of stress, and then people wonder why they do bad work or are tired all the time.
The truth is, stress puts a lot of strain on your body, and when you're confined by little time to get stuff done, you’re likely to become stressed —…