All posts tagged: psychology

Strategies to help you uncover your purpose

One thing I know is that passion builds empires. Passion is what led Steve Jobs to return to Apple¬†after being fired 12 years later and turn into a billion dollar company. Passion is also what led Oprah to become one the first African-American billionaires. after being told she would never make it in show business. Passion is what separates a career from a job. It also is the determining factor when deciding if you’re just living of existing. You have to boldly seek your passions so that your purpose will ultimately show itself. Everyone has a purpose.¬†Don’t count yourself out because you can’t choose one or you feel that you weren’t born with a passion. Some of us are born with the talent that is recognizable to the world. For instance, Ariana Grande has a vocal range that spans 4 octaves without any formal vocal training. It’s obvious she was born to sing. However, not all passions are obvious. You have a gift and can cultivate passion. Passion ties you to being committed to what …

Do you ever look up at the sky?

We live in an ADD world. Meaning that there are so many thing happening simultaneously it is really hard to just focus on just one thing. Especially in the personal development area. I know I am not the only one that reads my textbooks with the tv on and cell phone by my side. We are constantly multi-tasking. For example, watching tv and texting or even cooking dinner and talking on the phone. We are always looking for ways to keep busy. Life has become so hectic that many of us have forgotten the simple things. A few weeks ago I walked outside and just decided to look up. A smile immediately replaced the frown on my face. I felt instant joy looking up at the clouds and knowing that through it all I survived. This also brought up a fond memory from my child hood. As a child my mother would always lay in the grass with me on Saturday mornings after we hung the close to dry and we look and observe the …