It doesn’t matter how much we want to achieve a certain goal, everyone has a barrier to it. Sometimes it’s a speed bump, at other times it’s an entire mountain range. Every so often you’ll find a speed bump that feels like a mountain, too. Recognizing those barriers can sound depressing, and even demoralizing. The… Read More Motivational Monday: Recognize your barriers
How we handle defeat says a lot about us. In many cases our handling of a disappointment is focused on the things we didn’t get, the criticisms of our past, and our fears of not finding success in the future. So, what if we just decide to change how we take that moment and transform… Read More Motivational Monday: Don’t Lose
Isn’t it easy to get bogged down when every day feels like a repeat of the one before? Isn’t it easy to feel trapped, helpless, and unable to find a way forward? On days where that sense of stasis gets to be a little more than I can bear, I like to take a moment… Read More Motivational Monday: Claim your Wins
Yes, you read that right. If you’re waiting for your sign from the universe, I’m pleased to tell you it’s here. That thing you gave up on, that thing you wish you’d done? You still can, even if you failed. Try again. There’s a catch to trying again, a couple of catches actually, but stay… Read More Motivational Monday: Try Again
Distress tolerance is the third module in DBT therapy. This section is exactly what it sounds like; how to handle those overwhelming moments.
It doesn’t matter whether you’re physically alone most of the time, or surrounded by people; finding your tribe is a key component of motivation. Your tribe are the people who keep you moving when your own motivation is low.
A super motivational hashtag and a real life application.… Read More Motivational Monday: When This Is All Over
Can we recognize what we want if it doesn’t look like what we expected?… Read More Motivational Monday: Love the Life You Have
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. – Confucious… Read More Motivational Monday: Do Not Stop!