In this melting pot of negativity, feeling bad comes easily to each one of. Our mind and body, over the years, has absorbed the negativity of the world outside and has learnt to react reflexively in a negative manner from within. To keep a stable set of mind and a positive outlook towards the world outside, one has to train really hard in this day and age.
Success stories like those of self-made billionaires like Jack Ma, founder of e-commerce giant – Alibaba makes one believe in the concept of rags to riches! He was born in a family that didn’t even make enough and was rejected 30 times before landing a job including a job at KFC!
“When I was trying to bring the character of genius billionaire Tony Stark to the big screen in Iron Man, I did not have any idea on how to make him seem real.” Robert Downey Jr. said, “We need to sit down with Elon Musk.”
A motivational thought can completely change your mindset too!
Why motivational thoughts?
Everyone in their life has sometimes come face to face with failure or a major setback, that has hampered your self-confidence and made it difficult (rather impossible as many may feel!) to achieve your goal. But, whatever state you are in; however difficult the obstacle – Motivation is the only thing that not only boosts your morale and self-confidence but inspires you to believe that you can achieve anything!
Tony Robbins, born as Anthony Mahavorick, in North Hollywood, California is a motivational speaker, self-help books author and as he likes to call himself, “a peak performance coach”. While his birth parents divorced when he was only 7, he was adopted by one of his stepdads, Jim Robbins, a minor league baseball player, when Tony was 12. Since his father could not provide for the family, he left them and Tony became the primary caregiver, being the eldest of 3 siblings.
Self-improvement for most of us seems like quite a daunting task. Where do we start? How do we end? What do we do? How do we go about it? While some of us have help from or near and dear ones, most of us take on this massive mission alone. So to help us keep track of our progress and make sure we don’t deviate much from our operation path, self-improvement apps have taken over the internet sphere. Here, we take a look at some of them, and hope they make your daunting duty, a little bit easier.
Self-improvement is a gradual process. It starts with the recognition of the areas you want to work on, and ends with a happier you. Since it’s obvious why self-improvement is important and how it is beneficial, let’s directly get to how to actually go about it.
I once read that meditation is like a hug to ourselves. With meditation, you become more you, as you unlock the door to your subconscious mind. And in that hidden realm, lies the power and strength to build a life that you truly desire.
Though most of us might have our lives in control, none of us is born perfect. We all have areas that need our attention, our own flaws and own strengths too. The best way to self- improvement is to accept our weaknesses, work on them and enhance our strengths. Self- improvement is a personal never ending quest. Here are a few tips to get started:
Mindfulness Meditation is a part of an ancient Buddhism practice which includes vipassana, satipahana and anapanasati as forms of meditation. Mindfulness itself is the non-judgemental acceptance of one’s emotions which focuses one’s attention on the present moment, thoughts and actions creating full awareness of one’s being. It is also an attribute of consciousness believed to promote one’s well-being.