Daily Setbacks: 13 Helping Points When Things Don't Go Your Way. “We all have problems.
The way we solve them is what makes us different.” ~Unknown“It’s not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.” – Hans Selye Have you ever experienced moments when things just don’t go your way? For example, losing your keys, accidentally spilling your drink, waking up late, missing your buses/trains, forgetting to bring your things, not being able to flag a cab, getting stuck in traffic, getting into a car accident, being late for a meeting/appointment, and so on. You’re not alone. Recent incident. Feeling Lost and How It Can Help You Find Yourself. “Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.”
~Henry David Thoreau Another day, another class missed, another alarm turned off. No motivation but to turn the pillow over to its colder side and lay there half asleep, unanswered questions gliding in and out of my mind. This was how most of my mornings went in my last days of college. I had never been too motivated by the promise of college, even in high school, but it had always been set in my head that a college degree was my goal, my path to that elusive happiness we all crave. It was my belief, and perhaps my parents’ as well, that I would head off to have the proverbial college experience and in the process I would become a lawyer or some sort of government official.
All that happened was a continuous cycle of partying, all night study sessions, followed by a complete and utter lack of fulfillment. It was one of the most trying times in my life simply because I realized that my life had been on autopilot. And I did. Quotes About Autonomy (74 quotes) “Dalin must have whiffed the anarch in me, a man with no ties to state or society.
Still, he was unable to sense an autonomy that puts up with these forces as objective facts but without recognizing them. What he lacked was a grounding in history. Opposition is collaboration; this was something from which Dalin, without realizing it, could not stay free. Basically, he damaged order less than he confirmed it. The Desire for Autonomy. How to Recover from 10 Types of Demotivation. 5 Ways to Quit the Confusion & Find Your Passion. New?
Here's where you can subscribe for weekly goodies delivered to youRSS feed. Yay I asked this question in my last post about life, death and passion. Amidst the responses here and in my inbox from people who knew what they loved and wanted, were some who didn’t. Don’t Follow Your Passion. Image cc BurgTender.
10 Ways to Rekindle Your Passion for Work. According to a recent study conducted by research-based, global performance-management consulting company Gallup, only 13%, or one-eighth of employees across 142 countries are engaged at work.
This means if you are reading this now, there’s a high chance that you’re not enthusiastic about your job, much less passionate about it. Fortunately though, there is hope for those of you who are tangled in such a rut, especially if you are one of those who used to cherish what you do but have somehow lost your way. If you are of the group who believe that a fat paycheck is better than being passionate at work, check out these ten reasons from Lifehack on why following your passion is more important than money. Why You Lost Your Startup Passion—and How to Get it Back Again. It happens to everyone.
You’re plugging away on a project and it hits you: What am I doing? Why am I here? Should I be doing something else with my life? It’s a fact: a lot of people lose passion for their work. How to Stick to Your Goals When You've Lost Motivation. Almost two months have gone by already!
Time flies, doesn’t it? It feels as though last week we were just reflecting on our past year and planning for the year ahead. Most of us start every new year with a set of goals we are determined to achieve. How to Stick to Your Goals When You've Lost Motivation. When You've Lost Your Sense of Purpose. “Tell me, what is it you plan to do/ with your one wild and precious life?”
~Mary Oliver I was always the child with armfuls of books and big dreams. I wanted to be a writer. When the limit at the local library was six books, I borrowed all six, and then talked my sister into letting me borrow some of her weekly ration. While I had many friends, most lived several minutes away, and public transportation wasn’t available. My parents were not academics, but they heartily encouraged my own goals which always included a clear objective: college. My life burgeoned with canvas backpacks of Brit lit, philosophy, and cultural anthropology texts; club meetings; and hours hunkered in the campus newspaper office, ordering pizza at 10 pm and pulling all-nighters with fellow staff writers to make morning deadlines. While I knew upon graduation that I would ultimately go back to school for a masters, first I’d chip away at student loans and work first jobs for the resume notches. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.