Feeling insecure in relationships is common, but the cause has more to do with our personal history than anything else.
We can probably agree that insecurity is one of those feelings from which nothing good can come. But most importantly, what causes insecurity in a relationship?
Like jealousy or bitterness, it can be deep-rooted, hard to correct, and even hard to recognize. Often, other people see our own insecurities before we do.
Let’s say someone has identified your insecurity for you…
And let’s say you’re not in denial, and you actually agree with them…
How do I stop feeling so…
Everyone has some different theory on what self-confidence is, or how to get it. So who’s right? And what are the key steps to get, or to maintain complete confidence in yourself? I’m confident that I can help you get some real answers for this today.
Since being a teenager, I’ve been through this journey of thinking and reflecting on confidence. And one of the funny things I learned about this belief in yourself, is that it evolves and changes over time. This is because there are three different components of confidence that are involved.
When we are younger, in…
“The only discipline that lasts is self-discipline.”– Bum Phillips, Legendary NFL Head Coach
Self-discipline and discipline only seem identical because people use the two words interchangeably. However, it’s important to point out the slight distinctions in order to properly apply their principles to your life.
1. Discipline: the practice of making people obey rules or standards of behavior
2. Self-Discipline: the ability to control one’s feelings and overcome one’s weaknesses
Simply put, discipline is a practice without any values or judgment attached to it. For instance, a boxer trains for several weeks for a fight, putting his body through strenuous…
Most people have been “in a rut” before, but how many of us know how to describe or explain the feeling? Or how to make it stop?
It’s All in Your Mind
The idea of being “stuck in a rut” sounds like a physical phenomenon. Because the word stuck generally means “being trapped in something.” While there may be several definitions for stuck, the one that’s most fitting for this article is “unable to progress.”
It’s easy to view being stuck as a physical phenomenon when being stuck in a rut is really all mental.
The workplace is a common…
Are you an efficient employee? If so, you’re in the minority.
According to Gallup’s State of the Global Workplace, only 15% of employees are engaged in the workplace
That means your co-workers are receiving raises and promotions they didn’t earn!
Workplace efficiency is measuring the amount of work output in relation to the work input. Talented and ambitious employees, like yourself, have plenty of opportunities to stand out and succeed. If you know how to work efficiently, you’re already in the top 15% of employees.
Feeling Inefficient at Work?
Finding a better way to communicate will automatically improve workplace efficiency…
Learn why productivity is your most valuable asset as an employee and how to become your most productive self.
Am I a Productive Employee?
Every employee should be asking themselves this question, on a daily basis.
Job security can be a concern for many reasons which are out of your control. However, your level of productivity is always in your control. But to really move the needle, first, you need to understand what productivity actually is.
Productivity is measured by how much work is accomplished in a particular work environment over a period of time. …
What’s a purpose-driven life? Or to be more specific, what is the thing that adds meaning and satisfaction to your life?
Maybe you’ve heard, or even used, the term “personal growth” before.
Why is personal growth important?
Personal growth refers to a person’s ability to continue to strive for improvements in their personal lives.
When you live a purpose-driven life, personal growth offers both the incentive and the means to become the best version of yourself.
People have the choice to live purpose-driven lives or not.
But successful personal growth from a purpose-driven person requires motivation, the desire to improve…
Do You Tend to Overthink?
Overthinking isn’t always a bad thing on the surface, but it certainly can turn into a bad habit. While everyone overthinks occasionally, some people are troubled with an endless stream of negative thoughts all the time.
Chronic overthinkers rehash conversations they had yesterday, second-guess every decision they made, and imagine catastrophic results all day long.
When you overthink, your judgment gets cloudy and your stress becomes elevated.
You spend too much time in the negative.
It can become difficult to act because these thoughts tend to leave you paralyzed for extended periods of time.
We all want that picture-perfect life, amazing friends, a rewarding career, a loving family. Yet, so few of us are actually able to attain it.
We bend over backward to build a strong social network but find ourselves feeling empty after each outing.
We spend years of our lives chasing the dream job, only to look at the past decade and ponder, “What the hell was I doing?”
And we strive to embrace, to open up, to connect, yet we always end up hurting ourselves or hurting others.
Why? Because most of us aren’t living in our purpose, which is…
1. Why is Happiness the Key to Success? We Can Tell You
2. Is Happiness the Key to Success? We Believe It Is
3. Tap into Happiness and Get the Key to Your Success
Philosopher Albert Schweitzer once said, “Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”
In the past, work was just about making money, paying bills, and waiting until weekends to live your life.
Today, a career is about expressing yourself, being creative, contributing to the world, and most of all, prioritizing happiness over anything else.
The benefit of…