Daniella Whyte

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Stop Overthinking (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 294)

stop-overthinking

(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #26)

“We are dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking about everything. Think. Think. Think. You can never trust the human mind anyway. It’s a death trap.”
— Anthony Hopkins

Why are people more depressed and anxious now than ever before? Why do we feel more tired, stressed, and frustrated than happy, healthy, and fulfilled? What is the one silent enemy that often lies at the root of most of our problems?

It’s overthinking. And overthinking has become an epidemic that aims to destroy us at the core of who we are. For many people, it’s not until we’re older and have lived much of our lives with painful experiences and regrets to show for it, that we realize the greatest enemy of the self is in our mind. Read more…

Connect to Something More (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 63)

Connect to Something More

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Selfishness is a rampant epidemic. More often than not, people are focused on themselves, what they can get, how they can win, where they can go, and so on. But when we get down to the very essence of what life really means, we will find that it has nothing at all to do with us. A life lived just for one’s self and one’s own aspirations is a rather earthy and uninspiring life. Read more…

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