I don't believe in the saying "fake it till you make it." I am still a long ways out on my journey, but I don't think faking it is ever the right choice. Faking confidence will expose you. People can smell a phony. You can never have true core confidence by faking it. Alternatively, there's a … Continue reading Make It Before You Fake It
Ever procrastinated on a paper, assignment, or test, but when pressed with only 1 hour left you seem to channel your focus and figure it out to get it done? I believe everyone is capable of being a leader. One of the things that differentiates whether you believe it or not is if you have the internal sense of urgency … Continue reading Sense of Urgency Creates Clarity
Ever been in a situation where you've been a hermit for a while and forgotten how to talk to someone? Maybe you've been studying for weeks straight and the idea of "going out" doesn't excite you, possibly even intimidates you. As you do your grocery shopping or workout in the gym, you think to yourself, … Continue reading Social Anxiety
Most things in life can be achieved by spending time or spending money. You can spend time doing it, or spend money to have it done. You want to wash your car? You can spend time and wash it yourself or alternatively, you can go to the car wash and pay to have it washed for … Continue reading The Currency of Life = Spend Time or Spend Money
Everyone has a vice. These can be physical: Alcohol Smoking TV Sweets Junk food Money Cars Mental: Blaming others Shaming others Anger The need to be right Or emotional: Codependent relationship Social media validation Looks Validation from people Everyone has their own, some bigger than others. I'm not saying all vices are bad, but most … Continue reading What is Your Vice?
When we were younger, we slept whenever and wherever we wanted. We stayed out on the weekends, partied until the sun rose up. Why? Because we could. Even on school nights or if we had work the next day, we would tread along that sleep threshold line to see how far we could get away with … Continue reading Why We Need to Sleep Early
You enter the elevator and as the elevator doors start to close, you quickly reach for your phone to avoid the awkward silence. Yet there's no reception in the elevator, so you either stare at a blank loading screen or just scroll through your main menus. How awkward. But it's okay because you look busy, … Continue reading Stop Reaching For Your Phone