See life as it is, without all the ideals and fantasies you’ve been preoccupied with.
The vast majority of our struggles are self-created, and we can choose to overcome them in an instant.
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Tying your self-worth to everyone else’s opinions gives you a flawed sense of reality because people judge us based on a pool of influences in their own lives that have absolutely nothing to do with us.
We need to learn from the past, but also to be ready to update what we learned based on how our circumstances have changed.
Fully embrace reality and the broad range of experiences you encounter on the road of life, taking the good with the bad.
We have to say “no” to good things to be able to say “yes” to important things. We simply can’t do it all.
So be mindful and choose wisely today. You have to sacrifice something that you value less than whatever it is you ultimately want to achieve.
... it’s something we do. Our passion comes from doing things right.
If you’re waiting to find your passion somewhere outside yourself, so you finally have a reason to put your whole heart and soul into life, you’ll likely be waiting around for an eternity.
Start working toward your goals. Don't just wait around for someone or something outside yourself to pick you up and carry you forward.
Assertiveness is behaving in one's own best interests, standing up for oneself without being anxious or guilty, expressing one's honest feelings comfortably, and exercising one's right without denying others theirs.
Practice assertiveness by being firm and demanding yet soft, direct and respectful.
If your goal in an interview is to stand out among the applicant pool and be memorable, tell your story from a passionate perspective, even if that touches on the personal territory.
Fruit juice, even if it is freshly pressed, 100 percent juice, is little more than sugar water.
Whole fruit is healthy, and you might think that the juice coming from it must be healthy, too. But when you make juice, you leave some of the most wholesome parts of the fruit behind: skin, seeds, membranes.