We don't want our ‘hero's' to show vulnerability, because it amplifies our own. It's uncomfortable to know, that even those who we perceive as the best among us, still have daily struggles too. It’s compounded even further, when media, and the content creators, constantly blast unending motivational successes towards us — even though, we are struggling, each of us, to achieve even what seems like a slither of what our hero’s exclaim they have.
The thing that I have noticed on many of these motivational style videos, especially interviews, is......
I feel there is just way to much time these days spent focusing on other people’s versions of success. We look to the ‘successes’ of other people, often displayed in all its unashamed glory on social media, and we desperately want to see the same in our own lives. Rather than motivating us however, it often makes us feel inadequate. Rather than feeling empowered to do the same we often are left feeling disempowered. Everything is displayed as perfect, yet we know that each of us is imperfect. How can......
From a young age, we are taught to strive, to work harder and be better. Everything from Disney movies to the “American Dream” reinforces the idea that, “if you dream it, you can achieve it” as long as you are willing to work for it.
But how realistic is this?
Can we really always get what we want if we just invest a little more time and put in the elbow grease to make it happen?
You may have heard that if you work to improve......