Category Archives: Personal Development

REFLECTIONS – 19/04/21 – 1.16

Don’t wait for tomorrow, don’t wait for next week, don’t wait for next month, don’t wait for next year. If you want to change your life, do it now. You are the captain of your destiny.

NOW

“There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now.” – James Baldwin

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REFLECTIONS – 05/04/21 – 1.14

Like in American Football, a team fights for the ground they make for every yard of play, you should not focus on the end product in your life. Instead, take small incremental steps to improve yourself in your life and at work, to get rid of the habits that hold you back, and making the right decisions in the moments that matter.

SMALL STEPS

 “Celebrate the small wins. Small wins build momentum.” – @brokeblackgirl

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REFLECTIONS – 22/03/21 – 1.12

Mistakes happen like it or not. It’s a part of life. It’s what makes us human. What is not right though is people’s inability to say sorry when they’ve messed up. That creates even more anger and frustration for the other person. Be mindful and start saying sorry if you want to build bridges, and let your ego sleep.

SORRY

“Being able to say ‘I am sorry’ makes a difference in your life. It is the key that opens the cage of guilt.” – Nansia Movidi

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Reflection – 15/03/21 – 1.11

So many people out there worry about how they come across to others. It often gets so bad that people develop an inferiority complex and then spend the rest of their entire life as a prisoner in their own lives. We resort to putting on acts for others – you know, the ‘fake it till you make it’ type. You need to start prioritizing yourself over others and start to live the life that you are meant to live.

AUTHENTICITY

“All you can do is be yourself, present the most organic version of yourself and allow the rest to play itself out. You are not responsible for what people do or do not understand.” – S. McNutt

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Reflections – 08/03/21 – 1.10

Some people spend so much time and energy, trying to be perfect to please others. You probably already know it, but perfection is hard to achieve. Instead, perfection is something we always work towards – it keeps us hungry and fuels our personal growth, and allows us to be our authentic self.

PERFECTION

 “You don’t have to be perfect to inspire others. Let them be inspired by your imperfections and how you deal with them.” – @Inspirewithyas

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Reflections – 01/03/21 – 1.9

“Should I or shouldn’t I? We’ve all probably faced this exact dilemma when faced with making a difficult decision. To move forward, we sometimes just need to take a leap of faith.

RISK

“The risk you are afraid of taking could be the one that changes your whole life.” – @Inspirewithyas”

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Reflections – 22/02/21 – 1.8

The best way to confront a problem is headfirst. It will probably be daunting, and your fight and flight response may be triggered, but you will reap the reward by taking the direct approach.

HARDSHIP

“In your life, in your darkest moment, there are two options: You can fight reality and harbor negative feelings, or you can accept whatever has come into your life and work toward finding a solution.” – Ray Cohen

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Reflections – 15/02/21 – 1.7

You matter regardless of what anybody else tells you. You matter irrespective of your flaws. Learn to love yourself for who you are. Your uniqueness makes you unique.

YOU

“I am not perfect but I am me. What’s important to me is getting along with me.” – Nansia Movidi

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Reflections – 08/02/21 – 1.6

Some folk expect to have life all figured out by the time they finish their education. Life does not work like clockwork. That’s because we can’t control everything in our lives. The decisions of others often impact our reality, and we need to understand that. However, what we do need is the conviction to make the right move in the moment that matters.

LIFE

“You don’t need to know all the answers, you just need to be courageous enough to take the first step and trust where it leads.’ – Bronnie Ware

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