Category: Failure

How I’m Learning to Turn Into a Positive Thinker

I realized that with all the the negative thoughts I was having, I was experiencing my life’s events behind a fog. Learning to become a positive thinker has been very hard, but I know that becoming more positive will lead to new and healthy experiences. Here are a few of the things I’m doing now

Continue reading

15 Ways I Stay Positive in Negative Situations

I take a deep breath in as the first step to calm me down. I don’t respond to a situation unless I’m in a calm state of mind. If I’m not calm, I’m more likely to say something I’m going to regret. I try to see the positive aspect of negative situations, instead of rejecting

Continue reading

4 Little Habits That Lead to Big Success

Success is about what you can control. While we can’t control the weather, traffic or the global economy, we do have complete control over our daily habits, routines and rituals that define who we are as people. Here are 4 simple habits I’ve formed that have helped me set myself on the path to success

Continue reading

8 Things to Remember When You Feel Defeated

Sometimes, life just feels like too much. It pushes me to my limits and when I feel I can’t take anymore, I tend to fall into a black hole of hopelessness where I feel broken and defeated. It’s hard to remember in the moment, but I’ve learned (over a very long time) to simply step

Continue reading

One Easy Way to Stop Negative Thinking

There’s nothing wrong with a little negative thinking; it can turn your anxiety into action and allows you to prepare more and try harder. However, being too critical with yourself can hurt your motivation and drive over time. If your inner voice is constantly calling you lazy and not good enough, you’re going to tend

Continue reading

How to Turn a Once-In-Awhile Workout Into a Lifelong Habit

Exercising consistently can be tough already but even harder when you don’t see results rights away. Focusing on extrinsic factors like how much you weigh every week or how your clothes fit, isn’t what’s going to keep you motivated long term. Seeing great results one week can leave you feeling elated and extra motivated but

Continue reading

5 Practical Ways I’m Trying to be More Confident

Self confidence is one of the key personal qualities necessary for success in life. I’ve previously written about how I’m learning to be more confident here but I realized that I wanted something more practical and easier to implement; something I could put into practise today. Not being confident makes me feel like I’m missing out on

Continue reading

Getting Over Perfectionism

Trying to be perfect all the time is not only draining, but feeds my internal voice that says, “I’m not good enough.” Perfectionism can hold you back from finishing what you start; if it even allows you to start. For me, I have black and white thinking so “it” has to be done properly or

Continue reading

How I’m Learning To Stop Procrastinating

I procrastinate a lot. I (almost) always get the work done right before the deadline, but who wants to live like that? I’m just adding unnecessary stress to my life and as someone who has anxiety, it’s not doing anything to help it. So I decided to work on it, and here’s what’s been working

Continue reading

How to Be Miserable

Here are just a few ways to stay in your misery – let me know if you have more! Feel Entitled Feeling entitled and maintaining the attitude that everyone “owes” you will help you stay in your misery. Everyone should drop what they’re doing on a dime to help you when you need it – otherwise,

Continue reading