Emotional health before physical wellbeing

As well-intentioned as this is, it is not true.Our body does not have a mind of its own.And laziness is not about the amount of rest that we need.As is clearly experienced by many, getting enough rest most certainly does not guarantee productivity. Nor does it remedy procrastination.So what is laziness about? And does it [...]

Don’t dance with the devil

The devil lives in our doubts, and our demons thrive in our fears.What we take from life leaves us filled with hope, or ridden with fear.But because it's what we take from it that matters, we can always revisit a memory or an experience and find something more wholesome to take from it. While we [...]

Be purposeful

Be the one who acts with purpose and conviction, and leave greatness to take care of itself.The moment you're focused on who you're attracting, or how you appear to others, you're distracted from your purpose.Be purposeful. And connect with the value of who you are and what you wish to create in the lives of [...]

Perspective rules

Perspective defines our reality.Taking the worst from an experience doesn't diminish the good that it contains. It simply denies us the benefit that is waiting to be experienced.The opposite being true too. Focusing on the benefit reduces the impact of the bad that we experienced.Maintaining a healthy balance between the two keeps us grounded. Going [...]

Contaminating the self

Self-worth is contaminated when we try to define it by the way we think others perceive us.Whether their perception is correct or not is irrelevant.The fact that their perception has more sway over our self-worth than our perception of ourselves is what determines the difference between a healthy self esteem, and an unhealthy one.Many struggle [...]

Sabotaging destiny

There are so many memes encouraging gut feelings and instincts to drive or decisions about how to treat others.I wish there would be more making us aware of what creates that feeling in our gut to begin with.The emotion most commonly experienced as a physical sensation is that of fear. And fear, more than anywhere [...]