Category: Thoughts

6 Things That Are Making Me Miserable

I’ve realized that I need to purge some of my bad habits and learn from my mistakes instead of repeating them over and over again. I’ve decided to conquer the habits that are making me miserable and here are just a few things that I’m learning to overcome: Sticking Only With What I Know I’ve

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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

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My 5 Steps to Inner Peace

Inner peace: it can only come from within, yet, it’s our inner thoughts that rob us of it. It’s the most valuable thing to cultivate yet one of the hardest (if we let it be.) The great thing is we don’t have to retreat to a monastery or church; we can experience inner peace right now,

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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

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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

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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

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8 Easy Ways to Quickly Boost Your Energy Levels

We’re all familiar with full on physical exhaustion – tired, achy muscles and your eyes are just fighting to stay open. What you may not recognize is the more subtle, mental exhaustion where no matter how fun or enticing something is, you just can’t psych yourself up enough to get up and go. This was

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How Meditation Has Helped Me Get Better

When I first started meditating, I felt pretty silly sitting on the floor of my room. I sat there trying to “empty my mind” and got frustrated pretty quickly because I couldn’t get rid of all my thoughts. That’s what meditation is right – trying to empty your mind? I would sit there but thoughts would

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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,

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Creating More Feel Good Moments

I’ve realized that I could either keep doing the same things over and over and wait for life to happen to me, or I could actively pursue how I wanted to feel. I’ve learned that I can change my feelings and that I choose how I want to feel. Over time, I’ve developed little habits that help

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