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True Confidence And The Development Of Wisdom

3:01 pm in Pyschology That Helps by seph

If we really believe in ourselves, who we are, what our purpose is in this world and what we can offer those around us, then barely any quantity of criticism or praise that can knock us off our center.

It’s only when a woman or man builds himself on the compliments or criticisms of others that their personality begins to take a dive.

To prosper in this world, you really have to have thick skin. For absolutely no reason at all the wolves will come out after you and try and tear you and your reputation to shreds. Similarly, people around you’ll compliment you with hollow praise and try to bring your ego up. If we slide into allowing both of these tactics of the world to create us, we will get caught up in a whole world of suffering.

The solution?

We need to trust in ourselves. While this is proving to be one of the roughest things to do it’s also one of the most beneficial lessons you can ever learn in life. No matter what, when the difficulties and praise comes, you still can maintain who you are. The enticements of life will make attempts to make you change who you are into what the world would like you to be.

Avoid this at all costs. Don’t change for those reasons. Instead, change for yourself and who you know you might be in future times. Continue to grow and continue to build upon your life day in and day out because that is what feels right to you.

Then, when you finally reach the end of the line, you’ll always be able to say that you stayed true to yourself regardless of everything else. To me, that sounds a bit like a pretty happy life.

So start believing in yourself. You never know what you are capapble of until you really go for it.

Evan Sanders is the author of The Words Of Encouragement, a website dedicated to bringing the best quotes, motivational content on the web, and blogs all to one place. Feeling a bit worn down and tired from failed journeys of the past? Dig into these tired quotes and then explore around the site for some more inspiration. You have what it takes to do something great.

by seph

Take A Stand For The Greatness Of Others

2:47 am in Pyschology That Helps by seph

I have truly found found, time after time, that the measure of a great woman or man is not in what they get, how much wealth is under their belt, the hoards of friends they have or the material goods they possess…but it’s in their power to uplift others in the darkest of times. That matters…it really matters.

Our society has us very focused on getting versus giving.

We are living in a world that is concentrated on results and grasping at whatever we can. This lifestyle has ground many into the ground as we are constantly taking a look at the the things we desire vs. being thankful for the things we have. We want what we need and we want it now! But if you actually take a little time to slow down and see what is occurring around every one of us, it’s pretty incredible. There are many extraordinary things happening each and every day. Nonetheless since we are living in the future so regularly we can’t see the wonderful things about the present.

When you can step out of this story – the one of progress, progress, progress – and begin to look at what others in this world need, you give yourself and others a real gift. What is that gift? It is the gift of true selflessness. It is the gift of giving. You start to see that many people in this world are in major need of support, encouragement, and help on a fundamental level and that you have every ability to fill these needs in one way or another.

So give. Give everything you have. What’s interesting about life is when you start giving, it ultimately gives back to you in the form of exactly what you need. Give up the story of living consistently in the land of progress for one that is based on helping out other people in need.

Time to take a stand for others.

Evan Sanders is the author of The Words Of Encouragement, a website dedicated to bringing the best quotes, motivational content on the web, and blogs all to one place. Ready to take a stand for others? Check out these uplifting quotes and see what other people had to say about the subject.