It has been almost half the first month of the year and the fire of New Year had gone down. I can still see resolutions, goals and all that change cliché that happen every start of the year. I intentionally waited for this time before sending this post as I knew everyone is overwhelmed with the idea of change in this time around. As for many of us who are challenged by low self-esteem, shyness or lack of confidence, it is an extra effort to make a resolution. Why is that so? It is because, …..
“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – Walt Disney It was 20th November 2014. A day I would not forget in my life. My boss scheduled a meeting with me with the subject title “catchup”. I felt intrigued and scared about it. Deep inside there was something with it that I did not know and so my expectation was in two sides of the coin – a positive and a negative thing. The …..
Twenty years from now you will be disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do – Mark Twain Have you found yourself in the middle of a party, quiet, in a wallflower mode, uncomfortable about it and yet could not say anything out of fear of getting on the spot? How about having to be in front of those who seemed to you as better and felt so ashamed that you could not even look at them in the eyes? In 1975, Stanford University psychologist Philip Zimbardo, Ph.D., wrote …..
I read the 30 Day Habit Challenge in the website Develop Good Habits. I found the proposition interesting and making sense so I hopped into the bandwagon and followed the ‘cliché’ . It seems everybody is doing it and getting into it seems like a cliché. But I was wrong. I was in for a wake-up call! I took the challenge perhaps out of impulse after I finished writing the 12 Habits to Develop to Gain More Confidence in 2014. It was the most natural thing to do in face of all my readers. …..
A friend from France always reminds us that in their home country, it’s never late to greet “Happy New Year’ until January is over. I would like to believe that too in the self-improvement arena. This is if only to emphasize that there is no better time to start something than NOW. As for the new year, I would use this if only to take advantage of the cliché. But bridging between the January and February months- I would like to propose pushing oneself into keeping that fire of passion …..