Posts tagged understanding
Why should we create?

From my blog to my books, to my upcoming podcast, to my career — a majority of what I invest my time in is creating content. And then I turn a stare into the ocean of content that bombards us every day on social media, websites and apps and realize a very stark truth: if I wasn't creating this content for myself, I'd be inclined to give up.

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Embracing Life Requires Embracing Uncertainty

Uncertainty is scary. There's potential for loss, for pain and for difficulty. There's no guarantee of success or even opportunity. But for all of the risk that uncertainty brings, if you're not diving in headfirst, you'll never grow. Carol Dweck, a well-known Stanford University psychologist, introduced the concept of a growth mindset.

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Facing Anxiety (when you don't have the answers)

Anxiety.

Even the word gives me a feeling of uneasiness. Anxiety and stress plague even the most easy-going of people, and I know it is something I have to be mindful of daily to hang onto sanity. Life is not always a walk in the park, but that doesn’t mean anxiety gets to weigh us down. For me, balancing college classes, family, graduate school planning, social life, and general responsibilities that come with being alive can seem overwhelming. Whether you’re a 20-something trying to plough through college or in your 50’s climbing the corporate ladder, all of us face decisions and situations that aren’t always easily resolvable. There’s a few things you should know if you feel like you’re breaking under the weight of worry, anxiety and stress.

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