Tag Info

New answers tagged

0

I found myself questioning motivation in school as it seemed that was part of a therapist's responsibility...motivating patients to participate in therapy so they could get well. One of my sister's who is a comedian told me that if I was having fun those around me would also. I think as a result of trying to practice that, finding out what I do enjoy and ...


1

I take a "what's the worst that can happen" approach to my feelings of embarrassment. I had to develop this approach due to my desire to be successful in a career of sales. Take these examples as further explanation: What's the worst that could happen if: - you have to make a public speech - you have to tell someone about a poor decision you made - you've ...


0

Haven't got time to search for backing evidence, but the "part of you that does what you don't want to do, e.g. eating sweets" is the part that desires instant gratification (low effort, instant reward). The complementary part of you that knows that "exercise is good for me", doesn't do it because it takes a lot of effort, and the reward is not really ...


0

Be like Mike. Accept failure as a necessary part of the process toward success. http://personalexcellence.co/quotes/tag/michael-jordan


0

You can avoid feelings of jealousy by recognizing that there is a difference between your own accomplishments and accomplishments you share with others. Another way to get motivated is by fulfilling a purpose. You can fulfill a purpose by accomplishing goals. Recognizing this frees you from being measured against other people. When you measure how well ...


2

Spend more time thinking about what YOU want to do with your life, and spend less time thinking about what others do, it won't change over night, but that's the best way in the long term.


2

Determine what you are really seeking - perhaps it is to be the best at a certain skill, but it could also be to gain recognition from others. It could be both. To be the best, don't make it your motive to "be better than the other person", because there will always be another better person, you just haven't discovered them yet, and you will always be ...


1

Self critique is a habit, just like a fat person can't become slim if he always argues with himself about eating cake or not, you can't stop criticising yourself if you keep thinking about it. I'm not saying it's easy to stop thinking about such things, but you should still try, think about it as little as possible. No matter how careful you are, you will ...


4

To overcome your embarrassment of what other people think about you first you need to ask yourself what are the reasons that makes you feel embarrassed, there may be many ways to overcome that, but without knowing the internal core of your thoughts you may not be able to use those tools productively. The second question you need to ask yourself is why it ...



Top 50 recent answers are included