Life is awesome when you’re winning and hitting your goals. But sometimes, it just sucks.
When you get turned down for the promotion, or you realize you’re in a dead-end relationship, or you can’t seem to lose those last 10 pounds—it’s easy to get discouraged and give up.
Those are the moments when it’s most important to choose to keep going. But how?
When you feel like giving up, here are 6 simple things you can do to keep going.
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I’m all about extracting the lessons out of life. Fortunately, motherhood comes with automatic enrollment in the school of lifelong learning, so I’m learning something new on the regular, as I
try not to mess up raise my daughter to be a decent human being and productive member of society.
Everyday, I strive to keep my Nugget safe while also teaching her to be brave, think for herself, and trust her gut. It turns out that as I teach her, I am teaching myself. She taught me one particularly memorable lesson a few weeks ago, when she showed me how overrated motivation can be.
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Setting goals can be exciting. You imagine all of the possibilities—being
sexier healthier, killing it at a job you love, and making enough money to fund a life that makes you jump out of bed each morning.
And life is full of cycles that give us fresh starts like clockwork. Monday mornings. Birthdays. The start of a new month or year. The end of Mercury retrograde. Any of these moments can make you feel like anything is possible. So you set a goal, put it on your vision board and get to work.
But after the excitement of a new goal wears off, you begin to question whether you have what it takes to achieve it. Questions turn into doubt, doubt turns into fear, and soon you’ve lost your motivation and can’t remember why you were excited to begin with.
If you’re not careful, self doubt will sabotage your quest for success. Here are seven things you can do to smash it before it smashes your dreams. Continue reading “7 Practical Ways to Smash Self Doubt”