1,200 years before Descartes famously said, “I think, therefore I am.” St. Augustine said, “Fallor ergo sum” which means “I err, therefore I am.” Being wrong is a huge part of human nature. But humans don’t like being wrong. We have a strong desire to be right and we have a strong fear of being […]
Many of us are restricted in how we can have fun while in quarantine. Every non-essential business is closed. We’re limited in socializing. We’re limited in our options for having fun. And with the lack of social interactions, physical hobbies, travel and outdoor adventure, having fun is a bit more challenging nowadays. There is also […]
We all go through tough times. Adversity, failure, fear, pain, suffering. Many of us are going through hard times now with everything that’s going on in the world. Sometimes we need a reminder that we are strong, we are resilient and we will get through anything life throws our way. Quotes are a powerful way […]
Many Most of us spend a lot of time online, on our computers, on our phones, on social media. Especially now in quarantine. However, if we’re still working from home, we want to avoid distraction and be productive with our work. Even if we’re not working, maybe we want to be doing more useful or […]
Accelerated learning is important because the world is changing and evolving rapidly. The best thing you can do to get ahead today is to learn, learn, learn. Learning is more important than working hard to get an advantage and grow at a much greater and faster rate. Learning can help you do anything. Here are […]
I recently turned 25 years old. Birthdays are often a great time for reflection. This year, mostly these past few months, there were many lessons and many hard reminders in my life. Here, I want to share with you 25 lessons learned (or reminded) turning 25. 1. Never put your life on hold waiting for […]
I recently had to make a hard decision.
As much as I knew I had to make the decision, I didn’t want to.
I didn’t want to. I didn’t want to. I didn’t want to.
But I did it.
It was actually the hardest decision I’ve ever had to make.
Even as an anxious, non-confrontational person who doesn’t like making decisions and sometimes tends to avoid facing problems, I still did it.
Now, I am much happier.
The hard decision I had to make was leaving a relationship that was creating unhappiness in my life and wasn’t in alignment with my values and future.
The following tips on how to make a hard decision can apply to not only breakups, but leaving a job, ending a friendship, moving away, or any painful, uncomfortable or scary change that we have to make for the better.
Here, I share what I learned and how I was able to make an emotionally tough decision.
Looking to drastically improve and change your life with a new skill?
Look no further. Following is a list of twelve timeless skills that you should start learning today to dramatically improve your life.
You may notice that these skills are likely to be considered soft skills meaning they are not hard skills or technical skills. Technical skills are often specialized and affect a minor area of your life, usually pertaining to a certain field of work or career. How often do you hear or say, “I barely use what I learned in school in my life.”
The thing is that according to LinkedIn, more than half of leaders say that soft skills are more important than hard skills.
Not only do these skills significantly affect your career, work and professional growth, they affect nearly all areas of your life.
The following twelve skills will supercharge your personal growth and can help you live a happier, and more successful and fulfilling life.
When it comes to learning subjects and topics, we normally first think about subjects we learn in school like math, English, or history.
Or we think about subjects that can advance our careers like engineering, search engine optimization,
Or even fun new hobbies like acting, drawing, skiing or tennis.
But what if we can learn about subjects that will dramatically impact our lives and that we will actually use 10+ years down the road.
These three subjects are sometimes worked on and set goals for, but many of us don’t look at them as things to be learned.
There is a science to these three things which means that these things can be learned.
These are things that everyone should learn about. They are probably more important and useful to our lives than many of the stuff we learn in school.
Learning about these three things that everyone should learn about can allow us to live happier and more successful and fulfilling lives.
We humans are meant to belong. We have an innate need for human connection, belonging, and community. It’s in our nature. And it’s almost just as important as survival. In Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, belongingness and love is listed right after the basic survival needs.
If we don’t feel like we belong, we risk loneliness, depression, anxiety, a short lifespan, and poor physical health. Belonging and finding our people is critical to living a healthy, successful, happy, fulfilling life.
Here are some steps to take to find your people, your tribe to genuinely connect with others and belong.