Determination only lasts for a few days?

We shouldn’t expect ourselves to conquer a big, ginormous goal with ribbons and lace popping everywhere. Too fancy and to difficult to match up to. Being disappointed when we fail to reach that New Year’s resolution – ‘I will lose 5 pounds this year’ is silly. If you were never about losing the pounds, saying it […]

Sandwich

“What is your flavour of shit sandwich?” I first heard it through Elizabeth Gilbert, then discovered Mark Manson. Both remarkable people who have found their olive. What are you willing to push through? During the crappy days? When someone insults your work? Discourages you? Our paths are all tunnels… we do get out in the […]

Do it. Yes, now.

A lot of the time, I get pumped up ready, prepared – and never end up doing anything. Getting carried away by convincing yourself ‘I’m prepping myself to feel driven’ and ‘I work better when motivated’, unfortunately, is waay too common. Quite frankly, I found myself in the middle of this excuse just a few […]

Happy-Hunting

I have been pretty demotivated recently. I know what my goals are, but I just felt… dead? Too lazy to complete them. But then I came across this from “Are You Fully Charged” by Tom Rath: “The pursuit of meaning – not happiness – is what makes life worthwhile.”  All along, trying to chase after […]