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Life, Lifestyle, Self-Improvement
Simple Technique To Stop Procrastinating And Get Things Done
2014/10/06 at 6:22 pm 12

Today is Monday, meaning the beginning of another week. For some this is the day to go back to work, to school, start exercising, work on a new project, and so on. Most of us face a procrastination on day to day basis. We procrastinate to write our thesis paper, go to the gym, begin homework, etc. Procrastination is the voice in our minds that we listen to, and that voice is a barrier to success. To get things done, we need to stop listening to that voice. It doesn’t matter if you are a student, an athlete or a blogger, we all face the exact same problem.

Last year, procrastination hit me hard, because I became an online high schooler, and I had to learn how to manage my time well and limit any distractions.  If you are an online high schooler, then you know how easy it is to get distracted and hard it is to get things done. That’s when I started to read many articles and watch videos about procrastination, while procrastinating; it felt like a vicious circle. A month later, I came across a very motivating quote that have helped me tremendously with managing my procrastination. If you are currently struggling with the same issue, don’t worry there is a way to tackle it.  (more…)

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Life, Lifestyle, Self-Improvement
How to handle stress and calm yourself down
2014/09/23 at 5:31 pm 4

Stress has become a “normal” part of our lives. From the days of elementary school students are taught to be afraid to get a bad grade. Most of us live in fear or worry on a daily basis. We stress about big things like school, job, family and we stress about small things like missing a train or being stuck in traffic.

It seems like everywhere we go stress is somewhere to get us. Ultimately, you are stressed because of your thought pattern. Notice, so many of us are uncomfortable with being alone with their thoughts, and we always think about something. We are constantly in a “go go” mode, and we forget to relax. 

If you are currently feeling stressed, don’t worry, there are ways for you to feel more relaxed. All of us need to come to an understanding that we can’t be pumping adrenaline into our blood every day. It’s very dangerous for our bodies. If you are interesting in reading in depth about how stress affects, our body read “Why zebras don’t get ulcers” or ”Inner Game of Stress.” These books have changed my whole outlook on stress and how to handle it.

Now on to the steps on how to handle stress and calm yourself down.  (more…)

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Life, Lifestyle, Self-Improvement
How to deal with disappointments, setbacks and regrets
2014/08/28 at 2:46 pm 11
Today, I’ve decided to write a post that I’ve meant to make for a while. Let’s talk about disappointments, setbacks and regrets that we face in our lives and how to deal with them. Most of us make plans about what we want to do and where we want to go in our future, whether it’s getting to college, moving to a different country, accomplishing your goal, getting a job or, etc. We think that life is going to go according to our plan, which we made in our mind. We become so attached to this idea that it’s incredibly hard to let go of it but sometimes life forces us to do that. The moment when you realize that you made a mistake, and your life won't be the same again, or you missed a big opportunity or maybe something that you wanted so badly didn’t happen, can make you feel hopeless and powerless. You start to feel hurt and sorry for yourself. (more…)
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Life, Self-Improvement
Simple ways to cheer yourself up
2014/08/04 at 6:36 pm 3
Even positive people have their down days. There are times when everything seems to be going alright, but you don't feel your normal level of joy. Something might be sitting in the back of your mind: fear, worries, responsibility, and etc. Therefore, you need to develop a habit of finding simple ways that will cheer you up. Stay Optimistic (more…)
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