The Beauty Of Humility

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Do you feel frustrated because you’re stuck? If you’re Type A, you’re probably used to getting things done yourself and not needing any help. It makes you feel empowered and gives you a sense of pride knowing that you can depend on yourself. Then, as you get older and life becomes more challenging, it can feel hard asking for help. In a weird way, it can make you feel insecure. Am I not smart enough? Why can’t I figure it out on my own? I don’t want to bother anyone. All of these thoughts keep us from asking for help.

1. No One Can See A Complete Picture Of Reality

A Love Letter To My Mother For Being My First Example Of Unconditional Love

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From the moment you had me, you knew you wanted better for me

You packed your things at the young age of 22 and decided to change your life

Cut a one way ticket and immigrated to America, alone.

Life was hard. Being a single mom to two toddlers, not speaking any English, and having to find a job at the same time seemed impossible.

How you did it all still amazes me.

Sacrificed everything to give your daughters a new future, filled with possibility and promise.

Thank you for showing me unconditional love

Despite all of the mistakes I…

How To Rewrite The Stories In Your Head

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For many people, the thought of going after their dreams can seem overwhelming. There are so many unknowns that come with taking a leap of faith that it can seem unrealistic at times. However, when we boil down all of the objections that stop us from going after our dreams, we realize the root of the problem is fear. The four letter word that can keep the most courageous of us from going after what we want.

In this post, I’m going to highlight the top 3 fears that stop us from going after our dreams and how to overcome…

The Fastest Way To Boost Your Mood

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We live in a tense society and it’s almost impossible to not feel stressed. I used to struggle with anxiety and would always worry about the future. Then, one day, my mentor suggested I do a gratitude exercise. I rolled my eyes and said, “Yeah, I’ve heard of that before. I mean.. I’m grateful, but you don’t understand the problems I’m facing.” Although I dismissed his suggestion, my mentor urged me to do it the following day and let him know how it went. I agreed but I honestly didn’t think it was going to help.

Fast forward to the…

How To Persevere When You Feel Like Giving Up

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“Mental toughness is finding fuel on an empty tank.” — Kent Morris

Life is hard. Make no mistake about it. When things seem to be going left in your life and it feels like nothing is working out, it’s natural to panic and stop taking action. It feels like you hit a metaphorical wall and you don’t know what to do next.

You had all of the right intentions and knew what you needed to do to get there, but you’re hit with a curveball that changes everything. Where do you go from here? The best way to overcome obstacles…

How To Change Direction If You’re Unhappy

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Have you ever caught yourself thinking, “How did I end up here? I feel like I’m not living my purpose and feel stuck.” Oftentimes, we get so caught up in following societal norms that we don’t even realize we’re unhappy. We go to college, get the degree, get the corporate job, and wake up one day to our true selves.

You start to lose your spark and things aren’t the same anymore. You look around and are able to see things more clearly.

What is this phenomena?

It’s as if we spent a majority of our lives on autopilot just…

Knowing When To Take A Break

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Today, I want to talk about the importance of taking it easy. If you’re feeling overwhelmed and stressed, give yourself permission to take a step back and breath. Inhale. Exhale. Inhale. Exhale. Relax.

Sometimes we get so busy trying to get a long list of things done each day and it catches up with us. When those moments arise, we have to be gentle with ourselves and remember we’re still human. You don’t want to push yourself to the point where you feel burnt out.

Sometimes the best way to be productive is by taking a break. Give your body…

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This past year was a whirlwind of chaos. Our society has had to learn how to adjust to staying indoors and keeping to ourselves. This new lifestyle has led to many people feeling anxious, lonely, and hopeless. When the pandemic first started emerging, many people assumed that it would be a short term adjustment. Then, after government officials continued extending the stay at home orders and the amount of COVID-19 cases continued to rise, the reality that this was going to be a long term battle began to sink in.

During these uncertain times, everyone has been fighting their own…

What happens when you thought by now, you would’ve accomplished a lot more than you actually have? You thought you had it all figured out and had a clear plan on how to get there. Then, you’re hit with a curveball that delays your timeline. It can feel extremely frustrating.

Whenever you’re faced with a roadblock, it’s important to keep a few things in mind.

1. Focus On What You Can Control

When things aren’t going as planned, we have to consciously shift our perception of our current situation. Before you embarked on your journey, you knew the steps you needed to take to get the task…

Do you ever find yourself skimming through your to do list at the end of the day with nothing checked off? You told yourself you’d get things done today, but nothing was actually checked off. Tomorrow will be different right?

Whenever we’re trying to accomplish a big goal, it’s so easy to fall into the habit of analysis paralysis. There’s so many things to get done that you feel overwhelmed and subconsciously distract yourself to avoid taking any action.

Then, there are the times when you’re over analyzing a situation and trying to determine what the outcome would be if…

Marii Beshir

Passionate about writing and sharing ideas to inspire people to follow their dreams. All things personal development. Let’s grow together!

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