Let's Stop the Glorification of Busy
Have you ever had a hunch about something, ignored it and in retrospect you knew that you should have followed it?
The next time this happens, listen to your gut feelings and be in touch with the perspective of your own thoughts.
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“Perhaps the most important thing I learned in more than a thousand hours of interviews is that a life transition..."
They are the transitions and moments of disruption that offer unique opportunities for insight and wisdom.
The constant handling of big and small obstacles and setbacks, ironically, is what provides meaning to our lives. It is almost as if a Gateway or threshold has to be crossed, signifying the commitment of the journey from the ‘Hero’ who is able to successfully complete the ‘test of life’.
Life transitions are the interesting chapters of our internal autobiographies, that provide us with the opportunity, tools and the reason to transform ourselves for the better.
We need to take small steps, or ‘microsteps’ to accept these transition moments, visualize and plan out the change, shed our old ways, unveil our transformation and the resulting new self, and to storify the entire transition.
Haphazard evening routines can have serious effects on our sleep.
The right evening routine helps us wind down, relax, and get into a deep, restorative sleep—making us refreshed and ...
When we close our eyes for the night, our mind cycles through different stages of sleep:
So many things can get in the way of us reaching deep sleep, from stress and burnout to late-night screen usage, eating late, and physical issues. To make sure we reach our deep, restorative sleep, we need a proper evening routine.
For most of us it is the mind, rather than the body, that disrupts restorative sleep.
To cleanse our mind of the leftover responsibilities of the day, we need to bring a mental wind down into our evening routine.
We may wonder if it is even possible to thrive during difficult patches in our lives.
The word difficult could mean something different for every person, but the constant is our commitm...
What you're going through is just a chapter of your life. The rest of the story is still unwritten. Once you emerge from a difficult period, a blank page will await you to change the record.
At the moment, everything feels confusing, but hindsight will be 20/20 vision.
Define your success. It is critical in order to know yourself. Success could be your health, career, friendships, being a good spouse or parent.
Difficult times in life require us to redefine our objective, to modify them to fit our new situations. What does betterment look like to you? Is it better health, better grades, healthy relationships? Write down your priorities and work towards them daily.