Human behaviors are not random, and they are only confusing until you understand what’s driving them.
Rather than being reactive to what’s going on around us, happy people take control of their lives and emotions. If you are unhappy with your life, who or what else can you blame than yourself?
Are you unstoppable? By the end of this article you will be.
The more I work with men to address their porn use, the more I recognize how strongly it parallels emotional eating behaviors in women.
If you got fat the instant you ate ice-cream, you probably wouldn’t eat it. If you got lung cancer the moment you smoked a cigarette, you probably wouldn’t smoke it.
Being successful requires being proactive and not waiting for life to come to you. It means you’re on offense, not defense. You’re active, not passive.
Truly secure people don’t explain why they want respect; they simply remove their attention from those that don’t deserve it.
Realizing that chasing perfection was not chasing happiness.
1. Apologizing more than they should. Anyone who has come out of one of these relationships is used to taking ownership of entire relationships. They are used to being at fault.
You spend more of your time worrying, ruminating and focusing on what you hope doesn’t happen than you do imagining, strategizing and planning for what you do.