“Just remember to never doubt yourself, we are all capable of amazing things.” Rob Cristophe
Do any of these thoughts sound familiar?
- What if I don’t measure up?
- What if I fail again?
- What if it doesn’t work out?
At some point, we experience some form of doubt in ourselves, but it serves no purpose at all.
Self-doubt has been my companion for many years. Every time I have moved away from my comfort zone, doubts have been right beside me.
When I travelled from Mexico to England to learn English, I was full of high hopes and expectations. It was not easy at the beginning, I could hardly understand anyone, and it was a challenge to express myself in a foreign language.
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IQ is not the only difference between successful students and those who struggle.
In education, understanding of students and learning from a motivational and a psychological perspective is much better, according to Angela Lee Duckworth.
Angela Lee Duckworth (born 1970) is an American academic, psychologist and popular science author. She is the Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, where she studies grit and self-control. She is also the Founder and CEO of Character Lab, a not-for-profit whose mission is to advance the science and practice of character development.
In her Ted Talk, she poses the question: “What if doing well in school and in life depends on much more than your ability to learn quickly and easily?”
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“You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.” ―John C. Maxwell
Doing things consistently will finish up shaping our future. The changes are subtle but powerful. Good habits can improve your quality of life.
Create your own reality by building good habits that can transform your life
Here are 15 simple reminders of things that you already know; they are so basic and straightforward; that we often take them for granted.
These simple reminders have become part of my daily routine, and thanks to them, I’ve noticed improvements in my life.
If you practice them regularly, you will see the benefits for you as well:
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Fear is the thief of dreams.”― Brian Krans
We are born with TWO fears:
- Fear of falling
- Fear of loud noises
As we grow up, we learn other fears from our parents, teachers, friends and families.
The majority of our society lives on fear, most of those fears are only perceived.
When you face your fears, understand fear for what it is, you can use that knowledge to take control of your life.
Embrace Your Fear
You’ve probably heard of Michael Jordan‘s story of getting cut from his high school basketball team. He wasn’t good enough to hold a roster spot with the varsity team.
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Can you answer these three simple questions:
- Are you having a good day?
- If you are having a good day; Why are you having a good day?
- Tomorrow, would you rather have a good day, or would you rather have a bad day?
Gen Kelsang Nyema asked these easy questions in her TEDxGreenville 2014 Conference. Gen is an American Buddhist nun who believes the gift of happiness truly lies within our own hearts and minds.
She is a resident teacher in the New Kadampa Tradition, Gen Nyema aims to help seekers develop inner peace by offering meditation classes and practical Buddhist advice suitable for busy modern life.
Out of the three questions, Gen, said that the easiest one to answer, is the last because it is for sure that we all want to have a good day every day of our lives.
When we are happy, we have a good day, and this is the kind of happiness we wish for in our inner self.
Gen’s teacher, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, says: “Much of the time our mind is like a balloon in the wind, blown here and there by external circumstances.” Do you know that feeling?
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