As published on covenantrelationships.org It is common knowledge these days that having a negative mindset will not translate to a positive life. Pessimists tend to see problems in every opportunity, while optimists see the opportunity in every problem. However, whether you are a pessimist, optimist, realist or an idealist, there is a very subtle mentality that is ruining your life. Subtle as it is, it … Continue reading This Mindset Is Ruining Your Life
At the beginning of every new year, new gym memberships peak because people make new year resolutions to hit the gym, shed the fat, trim the love-handles, and unmask the abs. They sign their membership agreements, hit the gym the first week, and then the sore muscles hit. So they decide to rest for one week before they go back to the treadmill. One week … Continue reading The Key To Achieving Your Goals
Oh yes! I watched the Jungle Book in 3D over the weekend. It was so exciting watching one of my favourite Disney movies as a child come alive in 3D. Both my favourite songs were included in the movie so I could not fault it. I danced, wriggled in my seat, and lip-synced my way through the songs that reminded me of my care-free childhood days. … Continue reading “You Are Not a Wolf”
Look around you now; what’s your environment like? Is everything in an organized mess? Or do you have dirty clothes due for the washing machine clumped with clean clothes hanging on a chair in your room, while your shoes are thrown all over the place? Are your dishes piling up in the sink attracting ants, flies and roaches? Is the trash still sitting in the … Continue reading Clean It Up!
There are people who are news bearers. They come to you to inform you about the latest in someone else’s life. They come around to laugh at the negativity in the lives of others. They come around to highlight the flaws of others, and they know every single detail of other people’s lives. Beware of such people! Beware of friends who always have negative things … Continue reading Beware of the News Bearer!
“Everyone has to start at the bottom” – This is a statement many of us mentally adhere to without understanding the limiting effect it has on our vision and our drive. We develop what I call the starter pack mentality. “If I can just get minimum wage for starters” “If I can just get the least opportunity to succeed…” The starter pack mentality eats into … Continue reading Drop the starter pack mentality
Confidence is an important attribute to have is you intend to get far ahead in life. If you want people to notice your talents and appreciate you for them, you must be confident. If you want to be respected by others, you must be confident. To fulfil your purpose on earth, you must be confident. Confidence is an attribute you cannot replace with any other. … Continue reading Get Rid of False Confidence
If you have fear in you, believe you have all its family members residing rent-free in different sections of your brain, heart, spirit, mind, and anything else that makes you who you are. Fear does not visit on its own; it comes with a legion of other negative emotions – anxiety, stress, insomnia, the wilderness mentality, hopelessness, ‘lovelessness’, lack of interest in life, and loads … Continue reading What are you Afraid Of?
Faith is a word that is easily thrown around. Sometimes I wonder if we know what it means to have faith. What I have learned is that it is easy to have faith when things are working out. At the beginning of last year, I had so much faith because everything fell into place without me even meddling with the pieces. By the time August … Continue reading Have Faith
I have watched lion king so many times, I’ve lost count. Over the weekend, it was playing for the umpteenth time, and I sort of got drawn to it yet again. This time, I wasn’t following the story; for some reason, other things stood out to me – life lessons I never thought were there. I wondered if the story would have played out differently … Continue reading Life Lessons from Lion King I