Ending Self-Sabotage

The art of being your worst enemy Self-limiting beliefs lead to self-sabotage As always in life the number one success killer is fear. What are the most common reasons for self-sabotage? Lack of feeling of self-worth Past hurt (Emotional Intelligence) Fear of success Fear of failure Self-sabotaging behavior like eating an unhealthy diet, not pursuing our career and life goals, procrastination, false modesty or nitpicking gives us a little break from something we fear or from threatening thoughts.  Is it a behavior successful people are free of? Hell, no. We will look at different forms of self-damaging behavior and how to break the pattern.  Self-Sabotage how, against what? Self-damaging is behavior that… Read More

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Setting Goals Or Drifting Along?

Why not just go with the flow?  Studies show: when we are setting goals we get more of what we want in life. And it seems that pursuing goals not only makes us more successful but also happier. Related read: The Neuroscience of Happiness Being goal oriented has many advantages. One can work towards something that gives our life meaning and direction. When we reach our goals we feel successful and that makes us happy – for a while. The downside of setting goals A disadvantage of goal setting is the constant feeling of imperfection. Incompleteness. And the feeling to rush through life without being able to enjoy the ride. The best way… Read More

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I Wished I Had More Willpower

Would my life be better if I had more willpower? What could I achieve in life? What would I see through and master? Which of my dreams would come true? Willpower and Self-Discipline The thing about willpower and self-discipline is: most people wished they had more of both. Our life would probably be easier then.  My willpower mindmap:  It´s proven by science: People with a healthy amount of self-discipline are happier and more successful in life.  We might wish it was different but it is not.  (; People with self-discipline are more able to build the kind of life they want. They are more likely to achieve what they set… Read More

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The Power of Anyway

Anyway A small word with huge effect For me, this word changed my world a little bit and that is why I would like to share this experience with you. Back in elementary school when I still lived in Germany we had an annual sports competition. One of the tasks was to climb up a rope and hold on to it for as long as you can. 23 kids (the whole class) climbed the rope and held on to it. One kid after the other dropped. Finally, there were only two people left: Anna and myself. My arms felt like they were on fire and my brain started telling me:… Read More

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