One of those days again: Your alarm goes off, you open your eyes, and all you want is snuggling back into your sheets and sleep a few more minutes.
But duty calls, so you get up, wash your face, and grab your first cup of coffee to compensate for the lack of recovery from the night. What follows are hours of operating in automatic mode just to get through the morning before you actually feel awake.
While we all know how this daunting scenario feels, a lack of sleep doesn’t only come with short-term sacrifices. …
I started this year with less than 3,000 followers on Medium.
Today, I’m close to 20,000.
And even though your follower count barely tells anything about the quality of your work or how much money you make on Medium, more followers is what a lot of beginners aim for.
If done correctly, genuine followers, of course, make your life a lot easier because these are the people who come back to your stories and support you through claps, comments, or even shares.
So let’s get straight into it — here’s everything I did in the past 11 months to gain more than 15,000…
Success, however you may define it, always starts inside yourself. A great life, therefore, isn’t defined by other people’s thoughts or assumptions about you but about your inner world. If you don’t feel good about yourself, you’ll barely succeed in making others feel good about you. If you, however, respect and appreciate yourself, you set the foundation for great relationships, and ultimately a great life.
Dr. Rosenberg, the foremost researcher on self-esteem even stated that nothing is more stressful than the experience of lacking the basic anchor and security of a wholesome sense of self-worth.
In short, self-esteem is a realistic, appreciative opinion of oneself. Contrary to confidence, self-esteem is characterized by a quiet, steady, inner gladness. The problem, however, is that most people never think of their own worth. Particularly when going through challenging times, we forget to remind ourselves of our own value and instead tend to belittle ourselves. And the often-ignored truth is that you are the most important person in your life. If you can’t get on well with yourself, you’ll fail to build strong relationships with others. …