We are creatures of habit, and our brains love it. Why? Because it takes the guess work out of what we are doing. So, when we try to change and our brains have got to do a little more thinking (even if it is for the good), we can find it hard. People tend to talk about how to build new habits but I want to talk about the importance of deconstructing an old (usually bad) one.
I've come to realise, we aren't born with a fear of failure we learn it and that's a good thing. Why? Because if we can learn it, it means we can 'unlearn' it and replace it with habits and belief systems that are more productive for us. All of our experiences shape how we respond to life but that doesn't mean they determine it.
I learnt that instead of yearning for what I'd lost I'd put my focus into gratitude and perspective and it not only got me through such a difficult time, it completely transformed my life.
Never underestimate the impact of the smallest acts of kindness in life, because you never really know when someone needs it most.
As I fast approach my mid- twenties, I’ve coming to realise some of the best, most true advise I was ever given was from my grandparents.
Learning to live in the present shifted my mind-set away from the anxiety of trying to control the future and the guilt of not being able to change the past, to one that instead questioned what I could to do today to make it a better one.
Remember you may not always be able to see the finish line but your inability to see it, does not mean you won't get there.
Turn the pain, the anger, the suffering into a way of fighting these tough times that life throws because you may not learn the answer as to why bad things happen to good people, but you will learn that you have the strength to fight them.
maybe this is why we need songs like this, to show us that learning self love and acceptance, may be the only way to break away from societies distorted mirror.
http://elitedaily.com/wellness/crucial-lessons-you-learn-about-grief-after-losing-a-loved-one-in-your-20s/1813031/ Everyone at some point in their life will experience grief and loss, its an unfortunate, inevitability of life. The reason grief is so challenging is because it manifests itself physically, psychologically and even spiritually (when you start to doubt your beliefs as to why something so terrible could happen). I've learnt that grief…