When you are exposed in the real world, you will most probably experience being rejected and criticized. These may seem unavoidable while going up the ladder, but there are some ways that can help you handle and fully accept it.
If you were to search the hashtag #throwbackthursday right now on Instagram you’d find north of over forty nine million posts. If you search #ThankYouThursday you would find just under six thousand. I think it’s time we tipped that scale in a more useful direction. Don’t you?
First off, all limitations within your control are self imposed. Self-imposed limitations are the lies we tell ourselves as to why we can’t do something. Telling ourselves these lies result in a piss poor attitude because we begin to believe the entirety of life is out of our control.
Go for a long drive with music playing and the windows rolled down.
It’s not about perfection, it’s about progression.
So much of life is dependent on how we choose to react to what happens to us.
It’s mood congruency that we have to thank—the phenomenon that once we’re in a bad mood, we’re more likely to stay in a bad mood. There are just some days when we wake up miserable. So if psychology tells us that we’re essentially stuck feeling down if we happen to start off our day on the wrong foot, is there hope in turning it around?
But as I surveyed the room, I realized that positivity in the workplace is more of an individual thing. Your happiness depends on you. In order for everyone to have a happier workplace, each individual’s attitude must be examined.
Thinking too much is what created questions. It is what led us to revolutionary discoveries that changed humanity as we know it. If no one ever stayed up late at night and thought about questions that did not have obvious answers, where would our world be?
We assume that by its very nature, a job isn’t meant to be fun. That’s why it’s called a J-O-B. But what if a simple mental could snap you out of boredom, lethargy and negativity — and make you excited, happy and motivated?