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To acquire a more positive attitude, all you really need is a more powerful vocabulary. Try these linguistic shifts.
Don't think of a pink bunny.
Fear of failure can stop you reaching your potential, says Robert Kelsey.
The Misconception: There is nothing better in the world than getting paid to do what you love. The Truth: Getting paid for doing what you already enjoy will sometimes cause your love for the task to wane because you attribute your motivation as coming from the reward, not your internal feelings.
Solving problems in isolation will only create fear, depression and make you feel victimized. Clarify your situation and act only on what you clearly see Reach out to someone who has proven that they weren't victimized by what you face now Read books that inspire you and describe what it means to go on the inward journey Editor's note: Deepak Chopra, co-founder of the Chopra Foundation and author of " Spiritual Solutions: Answers to Life's Greatest Challenges ," reveals how to face your roughest times.
Many people have told me recently that the most unsettling thing about the world right now is the amount and degree of uncertainty we all face in so many ways. A thick fog surrounds us and keeps us from having any clear view of what's next. Politics has become its own reality TV show, with unanticipated plot turns whose implications no one can guess.
If I have a personal belief or a fixed thought that a "real man" is a stoic individual who should never ask for help -- because that indicates weakness -- I will be critical of myself whenever I am sad or whenever I am going through a difficult time. I will then feel anxious that something is seriously wrong with me.
One of the common denominators of people who enter therapy is the feeling of being "stuck" in some way. Often there is the feeling of not being able to break out of a set of behaviors, feelings or thoughts.
Surely you have had someone give you a half-hearted apology that left you feeling cold inside.
There was once a time in my life where I sucked at everything (yeah, I know... hard to believe!). I was in my early 20s and unsure of the world and all the broken promises life handed me.
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Illustration: Istvan Banyai Maybe you've hit a motivational wall and need to get back on track.
In my last post , I described how difficult changing your life can be and the four obstacles that you must overcome to achieve meaningful and long-lasting change. Yes, change is difficult, despite the "quick and without any effort" claims of motivational speakers and self-help books. The reality is that nothing of value in life, including life change, is easy or fast.
Own Your Own Business! Better yet, if you can, do not involve your father or mother, best friend, and especially never your husband... as he can threaten you, fire you and even replace you with another woman. The Art of Happiness is the Art of Independence, only be responsible to yourself.
By Christoph W.