Deepstash brings you key ideas from the most inspiring articles like this one:
Read more efficiently
Save what inspires you
Save all ideas
We all have stories, those narratives we tell ourselves about why we can or cannot do or achieve something in our lives. Whether we believe we can or can’t, we’re usually right, because our expectation controls our focus, perceptions, and the way in which we feel and act.
For people who are experiencing stress at any given moment, a form of relief can be to take a couple of deep breaths.
Most people only use 20% of their lung capacity taking small short breaths. By taking the time to fill your lungs and release, you can not only improve your health but also radically decrease the anxiety related to that moment.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
It directly influences how you experience things in life.
Our words play an important part in shaping our existence, so if your internal self-talk is negative, your external exper...
The words we attach to our experience become our experience.
Words have a biochemical effect on the body. For example, if you use a word like “devastated,” you’re going to produce a very different biochemical effect than if you say, “I’m a bit disappointed.”
Replace just one word that will transform the way you experience something “negative.” This is how you create a choice instead of a habitual reaction.
These small changes in your vocabulary give you the power to change your experiences in life by lowering the intensity of negative emotions to the point where they no longer control you.
The regrets that bother us the most involve failing to live up to our “ideal selves.”
We’re not as bothered by the mistakes we’ve made or the things we ought to have done as w...
People regret their inactions more than their actions in the long term.
The secret to effectively setting and achieving your goals is to have a large vision and an achievable plan.
The pursuit matters just as much as the goal.
Consider why you're pursuing your goal and how the journey to achieve it will help you grow as a person.
People often give up on their resolutions because they set unattainable goals.
Try to set a goal that you can reasonably achieve within one year. If it is challenging to complete it in your set timeframe, you might become overwhelmed and give up. If the goal will take more than one year, try and set a benchmark for what you'd like to accomplish in a year.