Deepstash brings you key ideas from the most inspiring articles like this one:
Read more efficiently
Save what inspires you
Save all ideas
One of the most difficult yet useful skills is the ability to balance your aspirations with reality. A pessimist and an idealist both miss the point.
The point is to have optimism abou...
Realizing the world will constantly test you removes the element of surprise. When you find yourself in a bad spot, it feels doubly worse because you didn’t see it coming.
Things will never be the way they "should" be. A perfect world doesn’t exist.
Instead of talking about what you should do and the way the world should be, you’re better off ...
It’s easy to blame the government, your employer, or someone other than yourself for your problems. But no one will come to save you.
You’ll have to lift yourself out of your circumsta...
Deep down we know we're responsible for our situations, but accepting that it's hard. Because it means we’re the ones that have to change and take responsibility.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
It’s a mixture of feeling paralyzed, depressed, overwhelmed, hopeless, being in doubt about the future and many other similar negative feelings.
You usually get stuck after making a se...
You can’t be really stuck, because everything is moving and going forward, and so are you. You are only spending your time, energy and other resources wrong.
And it’s more than obvious that doing the same things and expecting a different result is crazy.
3 more ideas
Not asking for clarification because of fear of looking incompetent in front of authority.
FIX: If you don't understand what success looks like, ask for clarification, specifics or...
In general, the higher up the audience, the less detail you should be providing. Frequently, executives get tuned out when they report to higher levels and provide too much detail about their topic.
FIX: Cater your comments to the highest level person in the room, and address what he or she will find valuable. Put the details in an appendix or have them ready so they're available, and you can easily pull them out if asked.
Using qualifiers such as "I think" or "we might" or "I hope to" before your points. It lacks confidence.
FIX: Start paying attention to how you use language, and if you're hiding behind qualifiers. Tape yourself or ask a colleague to take note of when you use them, and find a comfortable phrase to replace them such as "I plan to" or "I will."
2 more ideas
It means cultivates insightful knowing rather than just a brain overloaded with information.
Mindfulness creates space to let new information in and to allow us to see how it rel...
It is a process of quiet reflection that requires mindful attentiveness, letting go of distracting thoughts and opinions to be fully in the moment with the text.
It slows down the reader and the reading—that alone changes the experience. It moves the reader into a calm awareness, allowing for a more profound experience and understanding.
Writing benefits from the capacities that mindfulness cultivates: being in the moment, even when remembering the past or imagining the future; not judging others and oneself while still exercising discriminating wisdom; holding multiple perspectives; being open to the new; and practicing kindness, compassion, and patience.
2 more ideas