It’s easy to look back on your past and see how big decisions have changed your life. What’s harder to do is look back and realize how all those small everyday decisions have impacted you. Most people give a lot of thought to making big decisions, but how many of us give much thought to [...]
Archive for the ‘Self Improvement’ Category
Can you have courage without fear? By definition, courage is the ability to confront fear and uncertainty. You really can’t have one without the other. Some of the best things you can do for yourself require courage. Fear is what holds you back. But the two are so interlinked that you can never quite separate [...]
In the roughly three years I’ve had this blog, I’ve published a few posts that some people have considered a little controversial. At least that’s the general consensus I got from the blast of negative comments I received. A few of those times were completely unintentional, but admittedly some were deliberately provoking. And in those [...]
One of the first things I often hear out of someone’s mouth, after they attempt to do something and fail, is that they tried their best. It’s good to know that even if you couldn’t get what you wanted, you at least pushed yourself hard to succeed. But what exactly does it mean to try [...]
Talent is one of those qualities people seem to really admire. And to a certain point, I can see why. It’s easy to look at someone successful like a big writer, artist or other professional and conclude that their path to greatness was due to some internal ability on one else has. Even recently I [...]
If I asked you to tell me where your physical and mental limits are, would you be able to? How would you know they’re there? These aren’t easy questions to answer. But still many people go through their lives with the assumption that those limits are there. We tell ourselves that we can’t do something [...]
When you set your mind on something, it’s amazing how far you’ll go to achieve it. That’s the lesson I learned after almost seven hours of continuous writing. By the time the day finished, I had written 10,084 words, finished a lot of blog posts and obtained a huge sense of accomplishment.