Self Development Blog
Sometimes, saying that life is tough, feels like an understatement. There are just days that seem brutal and unforgiving. Worse is when those days go on for prolonged periods of time, days or weeks. And usually it’s not your fault or a result of anything you did. This is typically what life throws at us every so often. And how are we possibly expected to succeed during such trying times? Continue reading
If there’s one thing you and I share in common, is that we are all trying to succeed. We may have different goals, but our desire to achieve them may not differ that much. One of the strategies we must use if we hope to ever accomplish our dreams, is that we have to keep learning. I have learned much this past year. Hopefully this is something that could be of use to you as well. Continue reading
I have seen so many people attempt to pursue their dreams and quit right before they gain any significant progress. It’s well known that becoming a success story is no easy task. However the strength to press on and overcome the obstacles you will face, greatly depends on just how much of your heart and mind is invested into that dream. So here are 5 questions you need to ask yourself before you begin the journey towards accomplishing your dreams. Continue reading
Opportunities and good fortune present themselves in many different ways. And depending on the industry you’re in, luck can find its way to serving you in a way that almost feels like Santa Clause knew exactly what to get you for Christmas. For instance, a photographer getting a chance to cover a celebrity event. Or a school owner getting a huge donation of computers for their labs. How interesting is the idea that maybe we could be able to cause the luck we need to take us closer to our goals? Continue reading
I have come to believe that the path to success, begins with adopting the mindset of a successful version of yourself. You are whoever and whatever you think you are. However, it’s often challenging to really break down just what that entails. In this post, I look at what adopting the mindset of the successful means and I offer 3 suggestions on how you can begin adopting that mindset as well. Continue reading
So often we get discouraged to pursue what we think we should strive for because we already feel overwhelmed with the lives we live. We have daily commitments to our jobs, school and even the families were trying to grow. Making it difficult to even think of adding one more item to our already full plate. But is there something you could do about that? Continue reading
Drive is essential in keeping you going in the never ending battle to become successful. I look at drive as being a combination of motivation and vision. You can hardly accomplish much when you lack motivation. And you cannot work towards achieving something if you can’t envision the results you want. Things get hard, confusing really fast and you might end up getting discouraged to continue. Fortunately most of us don’t suffer from a lack of drive. But unfortunately many of us focus on the least effective type. Continue reading
Success has many definitions. In fact, one person’s understanding of success, could be totally different from what you think it is. To some, success is having a huge house and owning 6 cars. While to others, success is being able to say that because of your efforts, your family can now have 3 meals a day instead of just one. These two situations may seem similar, but fundamentally they are not. So what drives you to wake up early every morning?
The unlived life is that life we are currently not experiencing. For example if you drink alcohol now, in your unlived life you don’t. If you currently don’t own a chain of successful restaurants, in your unlived life you do. But the unlived life isn’t a fantasy. It’s actually a possible reality. A reality you could be living but you choose not to. And for most, the unlived life is where success lies. What stands between your life now and the unlived life, is Resistance. Continue reading
If you have made the decision to pursue your dreams, every action you take and do not take will contribute to just how close you get to accomplishing them. This is why you need to take care in everything you do, say or even think. At any moment in your life, you are either helping yourself push forward, or holding yourself back. In this post, we look at the 3 actions you can take to kill your dreams. Continue reading
A common challenge we face as dreamers, especially when starting out, is not having the time to work on pursuing our dreams. Sometimes it may be that your studies require a lot more of your dedication and focus. Or it may be that your day-job is pretty demanding. We seem to have practical reasons for why we can’t get fully engaged in pursuing our dreams. Before you know it, we forget about them completely. If you experience this and are looking to make time for what’s important, I have a 4 step process that might help you out. Continue reading
Among many of the fears we face as aspiring achievers is the fear of failing. You want to pursue your dream but there’s a constant feeling in the back of your mind saying that you might fail. It ultimately discourages you forcing you to rethink whether pursuing that dream is even an option. This is completely normal. And what’s great is that there is a way to overcome this feeling. Continue reading
There will be days when you will feel motivated to do what matters and there will be days when you will not. It’s not easy having a consistent flow of energy and positivity to keep pressing on. Sometimes we suffer from a lack of motivation, inspiration or are just plain exhausted from putting in so much effort into building our dreams. We can quickly get discouraged to move forward. If you feel like this from time to time, I think I got a couple of suggestions for you. Continue reading
Your perspective on life may just be the single most important aspect of living that you need to focus on critically, if you want to achieve greatness. Why? Because behind every outcome there is an action. Behind every action is a decision. And behind every decision is a thought. In this post I want explore this a bit by offering you 5 reasons why you must lead a more positive life and how this can help you start succeeding.
Ever felt like you could have accomplished much in your hustle if only you had the necessary resources? Like we may not have been able to start that business we always wanted to because we lacked the capital. We may have wanted to develop that particular skill but we just didn’t have the time. If you are feeling “stuck”, focusing on these 3 areas could help improve your hustle. Continue reading