All posts tagged: goals

How to shine on

How do you keep yourself sparkly motivated and inspired when you feel ready to give up? If you want to shine on–to keep the sparkle in your eyes–accept that hardships are a normal part of life. As you face your hardships, stay true to yourself by choosing a path that fulfills you. And as you follow that path of fulfillment, have courage to change things up as needed. Embrace your hardships Challenges will always be part of your life story. When the challenge seems impossible to solve, remember the following quote: Everything is figureoutable. Marie Forleo No matter what challenges arise, face your challenges with creativity, strength, determination, and positivity. Don’t let a challenge sour your life story. You have the power to decide how much your challenges will affect you. Will you let your challenges stop you, or will you face them and persevere? Stay true to yourself and your dreams Be brave enough to choose the dreams and goals that bring you contentment and happiness. If you’re not feeling content with your life, …

How to welcome the unimaginable

“Keep some room in your heart for the unimaginable,” says Mary Oliver. What does the unimaginable mean to you? Does the unimaginable mean a dream that seems impossible? To make room for the unimaginable, for an impossible dream, keep an open heart and an open mindset. You keep an open heart and and open mindset by being careful with the beliefs you choose to keep, by being faithful to your vision, and by surrendering to what’s out of your control. Rewrite the story in your head Staying true to a dream is hard. If you weren’t born in the best set of circumstances or if your life has been full of struggle after struggle, then your dream may feel like it’s impossible to achieve. For example, if money problems were normal in your household growing up, imagining a life of wealth for yourself might be difficult to take in. If you tell yourself, because I grew up poor, I will always be poor, you’ll reinforce that belief in your mind. Therefore, rewrite the story you …