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Redefining Social Comparison When We Break Free From Social Norms

When we break free from the popular social norms to live what feels genuine in us, the way we see ourselves in comparison to others changes too. Social comparison provides us a way to evaluate our progress, and now, what used to work and provide guidance, no longer fits. An arrogant person considers himself perfect.… Continue reading Redefining Social Comparison When We Break Free From Social Norms

Authentic Living, Choices, Fear, Growth, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Choices

Making Room for Insecurity

The task we must set for ourselves is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity. Erich Fromm Avoiding challenge may spare us some pain and effort in the short run, but it doesn't yield the glorious and long-term results like meeting a new challenge which calls for courage, and demands improvement… Continue reading Making Room for Insecurity

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Seeking Authenticity

Awareness. Observation. Assessment. Thought patterns. Self-Talk. Habits. These are crucial elements on a journey of authenticity to connect with what feels right for us and helps us live to our maximum potential. It’s easy to fall into what society says is right and dictates what we should do and say and be until the day… Continue reading Seeking Authenticity

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It’s All About Effort

Every goal we set. What we want to achieve. How we want to behave. What we want to feel. It must be chosen over-and-over again, every, single, day. We need this connection to remind us that our goals will get realized by our energy, our focus, and our perseverance. ❤

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Deconstructing Social Constructs

Sometimes in life, in order to to make space for the new, we need to demolish the old and outdated framework. Life called for me to make changes to do better, be better and live better. I answered "yes" to that call and committed myself to do whatever it took to change my life's landscape.… Continue reading Deconstructing Social Constructs

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Doing Things Differently to Get What We Want

“Every action you take is a vote for the type of person you wish to become. No single instance will transform your beliefs, but as the votes build up, so does the evidence of your new identity.”James Clear As we move slowly down a new path of authentic living, new choices produce a new daily… Continue reading Doing Things Differently to Get What We Want

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Seeing Possibility

I used to worry about the labels others placed on me…until I realized my limitations weren’t coming from their labels…but from my own.” Dr. Steve Maraboli Have you fallen for labels and limitations others have put on you? Others don't dictate or determine our direction or progress. We hold that power. Have you overcome limitations… Continue reading Seeing Possibility

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Habits That Hold Us Down

When I'm focused on heading a new direction, I'm pumped up and ready to take-action but first I take stock of troublesome behaviors, because I've got to be doing some things that undoubtedly don't serve my betterment. I need to make space for more helpful habits by removing ones that are heavy, negative weight. A… Continue reading Habits That Hold Us Down

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Gathering the Scattered Thoughts

When I first embraced awareness in my twenties, I was bombarded with a long-list of behaviors and corresponding attitudes I felt needed attention. I was like a child in a candy store. "I want this, and this and this, and not that, or that, and definitely not that!" My energy was also like a child… Continue reading Gathering the Scattered Thoughts

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Embracing the Inevitable Struggles

Why must there be struggle? I think it's fair to say, nobody wants struggle, welcomes struggle or appreciates struggle. Typically, it's avoided at all costs. Struggle is defined as "make forceful or violent efforts to get free of restraint or constriction." Forceful? Violent? Doesn't sound appealing, right? So, why embrace it? Because struggle is, has… Continue reading Embracing the Inevitable Struggles