Tag: self-improvement

A 10 Day Cure For The Unhappy Mind

Reading Time: 13 minutes Stop being a stupid !@%*! and do something about it. Calling myself increasing worse things used to be my crude way of dealing with anxiety, before I could admit to myself self that I actually had anxiety. As it goes with most short-sighted solutions, I paid the price of using mental self-flagellation to get shit

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Impostor Syndrome: The Simple Reason We Experience It

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Impostor Syndrome can be anxiety provoking but it is also very natural. Fortunately, it’s cure is simple and just as it’s natural.

[Day 9][Weird Fitness]: Training Like My Protagonist

Reading Time: 4 minutes This morning was a dream come true. I actually woke up before my alarm went off at 5 AM. Granted I didn’t spring in to action but lying in my warm and comfortable bed and reading was pretty awesome. Especially after the whirlwind that was yesterday, but at least it was a fun whirlwind. Which

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[Day 8][Reflection]: So Dumb That It Makes Me Smile

Reading Time: 3 minutes Tonight was nuts so I didn’t get to finish my fitness post. So Today’s check in will be a simple acknowledgement that sometimes life happens and shit just doesn’t get done 🙂 Let’s begin. These are the promises I kept to myself: Exercise at home  Write a Fitness Post  Program for at least an hour

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[Day 7][Reflection]: Simplify Simplify

Reading Time: 3 minutes There is something magical about beginnings and the first day of things. The optimism of what you will accomplish, untarnished by the wear and tear of doing the work necessary day after day. I had high expectations of myself but, when you haven’t been writing consistently for a long time it’s kind of tiring to

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[Day 5][Step-by-Step]: What do you Do About a Change That You Desire but Can’t Commit to?

Reading Time: 4 minutes I’ve figured it out! I don’t know about god, but the brain certainly works in mysterious ways when it comes to revelations. I had mine at 4 AM after a night of photography, drinks, dancing, and birthday celebrations. Last night I volunteered to take pictures at my friend’s Birthday party. It was  quite the affair and

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[Day 2]: “Tired, anxious but not really ashamed. “

Reading Time: 3 minutes Everything was good until last night when I got hung up writing my last post (oh the irony). That triggered a chain reaction that ended with me staying up and working past 11pm. In fact then I went to bed half past midnight. Tired, anxious but not really ashamed–because I got a ton of things done.

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[Day 1]: “Optimism and Positivity Can be F***ing Toxic”

Reading Time: 2 minutes I know there’s a billion articles that evangelize self-care, positive thinking, and optimism, but to be honest–optimism and being positive can be F***ing Toxic sometimes. In the beginning of building any new habit or developing a process the biggest concern are temptations–which do exactly what you would expect. But after temptations are conquered there comes

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[Day 0]: “Everything here feels like it should’ve been gotten rid of yesterday.”

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today was supposed to be “Day 1” of a brand new daily routine but like so many others, the change I’m looking for it seems is going to begin with disappointment. Not the “didn’t get that salary bump” sort of disappointment. More like realizing how many times you will have to hear an alarm clock

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