Author Archives: spiderey2002

Learn to Fail or Fail to Learn

if we do challenge ourselves, the message we are sending ourselves, the message we internalize, is that we are resilient enough to handle potential failure. Taking on challenges instead of avoiding them has a greater long-term effect on our self-esteem than winning or losing, failing or succeeding. Continue reading

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The power of responsibility

Responsibility can be difficult, time-consuming, unfair, inconvenient and uncomfortable. Yet it also brings you to a level of empowerment that cannot be reached in any other way. Continue reading

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Risk

When you take risks there is the very real possibility of failure. When you take no risks there is the absolute certainty of failure. Some risks are not worth taking, yet to avoid all risk is to avoid life itself. Getting up in the morning is risky. Going into the marketplace is risky. It is risky to develop relationships with other people. Yet these are all risks which are well worth taking, because they can bring such valuable rewards. Continue reading

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Self-pity is self Sabotage

Instead of worrying about what the world is or isn’t doing for you, worry about what you can do for the world, contribute in any way you can to make this rock  feel like a better place for others. Continue reading

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Let Go Of Battles That Cannot be Won

We fight these silly battles (and so many others) sometimes out of stubbornness or out of our own need to prove ourselves, other times out of pure habit, and sometimes simply because we haven’t thought through exactly what it is we are hoping to accomplish or where our efforts are likely to lead. Whatever the reason, however, this tendency is a serious mistake if your goal is to stop sweating the small stuff. Continue reading

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Acceptance

Acceptance doesn’t mean being passive. If there’s something you want to change, then take action to change it. Acceptance doesn’t mean that you approve of or support something. It just means that you see it for what it is. That you don’t deceive yourself about it. Continue reading

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No One Else Really Knows or Understands

Continue to deepen your understanding of yourself. You know your path. Have conviction that you know what is right from what is wrong for you at the time. Even in victory, in the best of times, those closest to you will not fully know what it took for you to surmount the obstacles. Know that you know, that you understand, and feel blessed. Continue reading

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