Passion fuels a desire that creates a special drive within you to achieve those goals in your path and become better. However, I find that we might have romanticised the idea of following your passion as being an untiring, unyielding, constantly motivated journey.
I for one grew up expecting to discover something I would love so much, I would go to classes everyday with a spring in my step while in school, bag a first class degree because studying would be so enjoyable, and things would just fall in place to get me to the peak of my career all because of my untiring passion. Thinking about that utopian dream now is decidedly funny. Life really said “lol, hold my beer” as I entered my late teens, didn’t it? … More The Myth of an Untiring Passion
On our road to success, we all have to invest in ourselves. However, this is not something we are hearing of for the first time but rather a rephrase. We tend to focus only on the monetary aspect of investments. You see, many of us are handicapped with the belief that without money, nothing is possible.
Well, that’s not applicable in this case. That is, I am giving a better meaning to the fact that we all should have hand skills, popularly known as hand-work. Yes, most of us would not agree. This is the truth and one of the paths to leading a success story.
There are many ways to become that businessman/businesswoman you want to be and what I am sharing with you now is one of them. … More The Power Of Self-investment
Resilience is the ability to put all of life’s disappointment behind and forge ahead. It is being able to recognize that you failed, that you know you didn’t do well, but it’s not okay if you stay and blame yourself. … More Why is Resilience Important?
This is coming to terms with the loss. Grief inescapably might not pertain to an emotional state of mind, it could be not getting the result you want after putting in so much work. Hence, coming to terms with what is gone and deciding to agree with this validity is the first phase of living through grief. … More Living Through Grief
From the advent of the popular Instagram accounts posting screenshots of noteworthy responses from other social media applications like Twitter and Reddit, the art of quirky, sometimes brutal clap backs has slowly woven itself into the very fabric of social media culture.
Clapbacks that used to entail harmless humour and comments that effectively shut down trolls have warped into what is now known as “social media savagery”. The line has blurred and they have now become the same, more or less. … More Clapbacks On Social Media: Yay or Nay?
It’s quite simple, what are your priorities? Whatever is placed as your priority is what you spend your time, energy and resources on. Set your priorities right, putting God first. If God is your priority then you would always learn to create time to strengthen your relationship with him daily. … More Stay Connected to God Despite Crazy Schedules
A common misconception is to think that the art of listening can only happen when we have someone before us, speaking actual words; it might interest you to know that great listeners account to listen to so many things;
Dear humans, when “words fail you” next time, simply say the little you can, take the listening position and give room for the conversation to go on from another end.
… More The Art of Listening beyond Hearing
Yes, there is a comeback! Yes, there is a comeback! But you have to create one. And your motive for a second chance shouldn’t be to prove a point rather, let progress be your driving force.
I understand waiting for anything is hard but wait with a good attitude for your comeback. … More Creating a Second Chance After a Major Setback
Opportunity doesn’t come just once, it can be numerous times but you have to be prepared to make the most of it. If you miss it the first time, prepare yourself, another one might come your way later.
Don’t be idle. Don’t relent. You can do anything you put efforts and your mind into. Try it and you will see how easy it will become over time. … More Letter to My Seventeen-year Old Self