I love great questions because they automatically get our brains to search for great answers. Great questions have the capacity to nudge a person from a state of helplessness to empowerment in seconds.
We all deserve to thrive in live
Sometimes it feels like an overwhelming task to get into that mindset though. The reason for this is because the world is full of distractions and those distractions can either help build us up or break us down.
Think about those times in life when you’ve felt like the weight of the world decided to take a break on your shoulders. It just plopped all its troubles and obstacles onto you and as a result you felt unable to deal with things. It’s in this time, self-love could come in handy.
It’s hard to figure a way out of a tough situation when it’s pressing you down. The mind just sort of parks itself and it starts to feel like no matter how much you try to move, you just can’t. It feels better to just sit still and wait for the pressure to subside.
Here’s the problem with sitting idle and waiting on life to change on its own: the longer you sit in the tracks of that parked position, the harder it is to get out of it.
You can’t sit through life’s problems and think that willing them to go away is going to solve anything. I know that sounds kind of harsh, and I’m sorry if it does. But, if we’re keeping things real here, what I just said is true. Problems are not going to solve themselves by wishing them away or by complaining about them.
You have to take action, and most likely that action will require you to make a change. Change is a scary thing to most of us. But, it’s through change that we’re able to get on a better track. A lot of people get stuck because they’re not sure exactly what to change. They know something needs to be different. They just don’t know where to start.
Letting go of what you’ve always known can be extremely uncomfortable. But you know, it’s when you get uncomfortable that you place yourself on the path to improvement. It’s hard enough to admit when something is no longer working, and possibly even harder to not become overwhelmed by figuring out a plan to get them working again.
Be default, we’re programmed for survival. We’re programmed to set ourselves up for success. No one ends up on a wrong road on purpose. We end up there for many reasons, one sometimes being that we settled into what was easiest and bearable.
If you strive for more than just survival and bearing with life’s situations, and I hope you do, then you need to find a way to get from a point of complacency to a place where you thrive.
So where do you start?
I’ve done a series of podcasts on this topic that I hope you’ll find helpful. Each one has a different self-love angle to it that when acted upon can really open you up to live a life where you not just survive, but thrive.
Top Podcasts for Self-Love on Curves Welcome by Suzie Carr
A Whole New Perspective on Tomorrow
We all have problems in life, some much bigger than others. That is life. No rhyme or reason to it. It’s part of the fabric of being a human being. We’re all going to experience frustration, disappointment, tragedy, death and sickness. And, we’ve heard it before, none of us are getting out of this alive. But it sure would be nice that while we are here, that we have some peace. We deserve it. And it’s ours to claim. So where do you begin? Join me to explore answers to that question.
Claim Victory over Life
When everything in the world tells you to turn around, to go back to where you feel safe, to go back to that place where you don’t have to expose yourself to discomfort, what do you do? Do you follow the same path as everyone else and oblige? Or do you go toward that unknown anyway in hopes of finding your purpose?
What Matters Most
In this episode, I take a step back and reflect on my first ever podcast episode where I asked a provocative question I borrowed from Steve Jobs: If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I’m about to do today.
3 Tips to Live a More Stimulating Life
One of the best ways to stay excited with life is to remain curious about it. When in a state of curiosity you see the world as a student of the universe and open yourself up to learning and growing.
In this podcast, I share 3 easy ways to stay curious and discover an extraordinary view on life.
How to Overcome Self-Doubt
Let’s get real about self-doubt for a minute. Quite frankly, it spreads. What starts out as a slight hesitation, grows into an all-out war with your mind. It’ll play tricks on you. It’s a clever emotion like that. It’s one of those emotions that thrives on your avoidance. The only way to deal with fear is to face it. To view it as your teacher instead of adversary. And the most effective way to do this is to embrace it by acknowledging it and learning from it through a determined desire to grow.
How to Achieve Anything in Life
Is there something you’re craving to achieve in life and are struggling to make it happen? In this episode, I share 3 ways to help you achieve anything you set your mind to.
How to Make a Fresh Start
Starting over always requires a level of courage that can seem overwhelming. It takes courage to toss aside old ideals for new ones. Whether you’re starting over out of necessity for your health, career, and happiness, or you’re doing so because you’re bored and in need of a challenge, doing so will offer great benefits.
How to Get to Where You Want to Be
Most of us spend our time looking ahead. We get excited when we think about an upcoming trip, the beginning of a new television series, summer when it’s winter, a new job, or a holiday. There’s always something to look ahead at. Something that calls us to pay attention to it and be there in our minds instead of where we are. This can be dangerous.
How to Manage Time Effectively
If you are the type who says yes to everyone because you don’t want to let them down or seem like you’re not being a team player, you’re going to get hurt. By hurt I mean, you’re going to burn out. It’s as simple as that. The more demands you let others toss on you, the less time you have to be the best version of yourself. You can’t add value to your family, friends, volunteer organization, or job if you’re heading for a nervous breakdown. Tune in to learn how to take back control of your day.