Monthly Archives: December 2013

Successful Living Means Being Kind to Yourself

If I treated another person as badly as I treat myself, I’d almost certainly end up in prison. My guess is most of us are caught up in an abusive relationship with ourselves – we endure a level of self-abuse that we would never dream of inflicting on another person.

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Five Ways to Restore Your Motivation Following Failure

Keeping on failing until you succeed! This pithy statement sounds sensible enough but like a lot of wisdom it is harder to put into practice. The problem is failure takes the wind out of my sails – I usually experience it like a punch to the stomach, and I’m never ready for it. I know the secret is to just pick myself back up but one of the effects of failure is it saps my motivation.

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Five Ways to Restore Your Motivation Following Failure 2017-11-24T04:35:39+00:00

Living Successfully Means Escaping the Tyranny of Your Thoughts

I’ve given up on idea of being able to think my way to success – it’s about as effective as trying to cure a headache by repeatedly hitting myself in the head with a hammer. I don’t believe success has anything to do with trying to think a certain way – it’s really about escaping the tyranny of the running commentary in my brain.

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Living Successfully Means Escaping the Tyranny of Your Thoughts 2017-11-24T04:35:39+00:00