Daniella Whyte

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3 More Habits that Stop You from Achieving (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 304)


“Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.”
— Theodore Isaac Rubin

Achievement, I think, is a level playing field. Everyone has the opportunity and some talent or skill or ability with which to make a difference in the world and make their life useful and beneficial. Every success begins with the decision to try, to try harder, to keep trying until you actually reach that place you’ve long dreamed of. And sometimes reaching that place of self-actualization and infinite personal significance and satisfaction means growing, changing, and improving. It means dropping bad habits and picking up some good ones, always striving to be your best self, and keeping your eyes on the goal line. Read more…

How the Mind Plays Tricks on Reality (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 264)


“We know what we are but not what we may be.”
— Ophelia in Hamlet

Your mind is the greatest asset you have. Yet, very few people actually spend time thinking about the way they think. Reality, however, is uniquely shaped by our thoughts — thoughts about ourselves, other people, and the world around us. If you develop cognitive processes that perpetuate inaccurate interpretations about yourself and your abilities, you’ll likely limit your accomplishments. Read more…

7 Ways You’re Holding Yourself Back (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 243)

7 Ways You’re Holding Yourself Back

“Stop holding yourself back. If you aren’t happy, make a change.”
— Unknown

At one point or another in our lives, we all hit bumps in the road. These bumps cause our progress to stop temporarily, dry up our creativity, turn a positive attitude soar, and halt our motivation to be productive. As it turns out, it is at these times in our lives that we discover that the only thing keeping us stuck is not the bumps in the road, but ourselves. We don’t realize that we are our own roadblock, keeping ourselves from getting to where we want to go. Read more…

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