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Stop Sabotaging Your Progress (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 285)


(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #17)

“Self-sabotage is when we say we want something and then go about making sure it doesn’t happen.”
— Alyce P. Cornyn Selby

Standing in the middle of a busy highway and knocking yourself over with your own car. Wanting to lose unnecessary weight but heading straight to the store for donuts and cupcakes each day after work. Trying to reach a goal or dream but shooting yourself in the foot. Cutting wordiness from a research paper and then putting every single word back in there and calling it ‘editing’. Read more…

5 Truths About Love (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 45)

5 Truths About Love

“You cannot convince people to love you. This is an absolute rule. No one will ever give you love because you want him or her to give it. Real love moves freely in both directions. Don’t waste your time on anything else.”
— Cheryl Strayed

“Love never fails” is one of the most famous lines quoted on love. Although it comes straight from the Bible, most of us tend to forget that this is the kind of love we should be giving and seeking. We are content to fantasize about the ideal partner and imagine love as a rush of sweet feelings or butterflies in the stomach. The problem is that real love is not a feeling or a rush of emotions. It is something deeper than that.

Here are 5 truths we need to remember about love — when giving it and looking to receive it: Read more…

It Ain’t What They Call You (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 7)

It Ain’t What They Call You

“It ain’t what they call you; it’s what you answer to.”
— W.C. Fields

We’re all different. We’re all imperfect. And we’re all made to do something wonderfully, crazily creative with our lives. Many people, however, hide their talent and creativity under a bushel for fear of what other people think. In a sense, they stick their talents in a box, put it on a shelf, and never bring it down again all because of a comment someone made or a tweet someone posted or an award you weren’t given.

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