Carefully selected photos taken at just the right angle, meticulously cropped, edited and filtered which display a seemingly perfect life, accompanied with an ambiguous caption that triggers curiosity. But they’re stills. Stills that supposedly capture happy, jubilant emotions. Manufactured emotions. Many of us struggle with insecurity when we compare our supposed flaws with others. For… Continue reading Insecurity through social media
Keep yourself busy Broaden your likes and interests and make time for your current ones. For example, if you enjoy reading, find time daily to read a book. Or, learn to do something new like attempting a new sport or instrument or even something smaller such as trying out a new recipe. But make time… Continue reading 25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 2 of 2)
25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 1 of 2) Spend time with your parents The most important lesson I have learned is that time is limited. Spend as much time with your parents while you have the chance because a day will come when you realize that everything you prioritized over spending time… Continue reading 25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 1 of 2)
I was incredibly anxious. The night before an important interview, I scared myself. It was a position I really wanted and thought I can learn from and eventually excel at; however, some aspects of the job required certain skills which I thought I lacked. It required a whole lot of public speaking to potential clients. I… Continue reading A positive spin on self-fulfilling prophecies
Have you ever thought about where you are now? And how you ended up there? What decisions you made that got you to where you are? I think about it often: how one incident or decision leads to another and that to another. How everything starts from small, seemingly minor thoughts and decisions but ultimately… Continue reading Most things start from something small
Self confidence, noun: a feeling of trust in one’s abilities, qualities, and judgment. Trust. An important element needed in order to build a strong relationship. We use this word often and in regards to a relationship with other beings. The confidence we have in others that they will fulfill whatever it is we have bestowed… Continue reading Are you your own bully?
“Confidence doesn’t come when you have all the answers. But it comes when you are ready to face all the questions.” I strive to be a confident woman at work. I yearn for the day I can walk into the office with the utmost trust and determination within myself to accomplish whatever is in front… Continue reading How to gain confidence at work