There’s a Price to Pay for Emotional Validation
We will continue to seek the help of other people to get overcome difficult times, and that's ok. But we shouldn’t let that overpower our ability to think for ourselves.
There is great ease in knowing that your life reflects what’s most important to you.
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The main cause of our trouble with being decisive comes down to this process: cultural conditioning +negative habits.
There are persons that start life fro...
This comes down to pinpointing and getting rid of the habits that increase indecisiveness.
If you feel you struggle to be decisive it's because you've developed habits that increase your lack of confidence when it comes to decision-making.
Recognize and accept the fact that you will not be able to control and solve all uncertainty and that you don’t need to. You will be anxious about that, but it's normal.
This will make it much easier for you to simply make a decision and move on.
Research shows that people who undergo therapy for their mental health problems like anxiety and depression, show improvement. While it is established that therapy works, it isn’t quite known w...
There was a time when the educated, learned individuals like Benjamin Franklin, Leonardo Da Vinci, Winston Churchill and the like were known as journalers who used to write to help themselves think.
It was later discovered by psychologists that journaling offers therapeutic benefits, helping us verbalize our thoughts and feelings, reflecting upon them and making them lose their grip on us in the process.
Meditation is essentially self-observation, a conversation with oneself without the verbal noise. Regular meditation is a two-way dialogue that creates self-awareness.
Meditation was an eastern novelty a few decades ago, and like Yoga, is now a multi-billion dollar industry.
Our diminishing resilience and decreasing psychological threshold of handling pain and struggle is, in turn, making everything look like a crisis.
We are making a catastrophe out of eve...
Psychological resilience is not about fake positivity and takes its power from our negative feelings. It makes our anger, sadness, failure and self-loathing into something useful and productive.
When we become sufficiently resilient, we are unstoppable and limitless.
Our focus on the self has made us fearful and overwhelmed, especially in times of crisis. Part of our anxiety is the constant focus on oneself. Even if we do focus on others, it is only to judge them about how they feel about us, and what they think about us.
If instead of our inner selfishness, we find a greater cause to endure the crisis or risk, some deeper purpose or mission that eclipses our ego, then the crisis is taken care of.