One of the most pervasive limiting beliefs I’ve had is that “if everything isn’t perfect, I can’t be happy.“⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Those words weren’t in my mind consciously, but they informed every decision I made.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀I chose neuroscience as my college major because I was somewhat interested in it, but it also definitely impressed everyone else.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀(Until I was miserableContinue reading “FREE WORKSHOP WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23RD!”
Being able to trust yourself is a struggle for all of us. Most of the time, we are taught to do the opposite of our first reaction – waiting three extra days to text that person you actually kind of like, or second-guessing your career choice, or putting your passions away for something more practical.
We can lose days, hours of sleep, and precious energy mulling over the issues and choosing not to forgive ourselves. Or we can cultivate our self-compassion practice so that when we do feel let down or make a mistake, we can be patient with ourselves, learn from our mistakes, and give ourselves the space to grow.
I’m one of those people who frequently looks for ways to have my mind blown. For the first time ever, I was introduced to Plutchik’s Wheel of Emotions, and I feel like I have been reunited with a long-lost friend. By looking at this graph, you can easily identify the “regions” in which we are allowingContinue reading “Managing Emotions: Plutchik’s Wheel of Emotions”
Setting goals, and sticking to them, may not be as hard as you think.
Today, I bring you some Education Psychology via Albert Bandura’s concept of self-efficacy to break it all down.