THREE WAYS TO OVERCOME LIFE’S OBSTACLES*

THREE WAYS TO OVERCOME LIFE’S OBSTACLES*

The COVID-19 global pandemic has made people across the globe, reassess their lives. Many have found themselves stuck in a rut, working in a role that they can stand, in a relationship going nowhere, and stuck in the doldrums of debt. It would be best if you considered how you could use this surreal time in your life to overcome the obstacles that you may face. The world is changing at a rapid pace, and you can change alongside it. Be proactive and look at these three ways to overcome life’s obstacles. CHANGING JOBS If you can’t stand your overbearing boss, it’s time to be proactive and get job hunting. You don’t have to resign just because you are looking for a new role. Having the motivation to apply for numerous jobs can be challenging if you work long hours, but the result can be worth it. You may find yourself working for a more forward-thinking company with better leadership, and you might even secure a higher wage. During this uncertain economic time, many people are worried about redundancy. If this looms for you, don’t think of it as a negative and don’t take it personally. Redundancy is nothing more than… View Post
Four Things You’re Giving Up When You Quit Drinking Alcohol

Four Things You’re Giving Up When You Quit Drinking Alcohol

Always do sober what you said you’d do when you were drunk. That’ll teach you to keep your mouth shut. Ernest Hemingway “Don’t you miss it?” — the question I’ve been asked a bunch of times since I quit drinking alcohol. “Sometimes, but not really.” — my usual response. “Well, you’re much more driven than I am, I couldn’t quit drinking, I love my wine too much, how do you stick to it?” — the question I’ve been asked at least half a dozen times since I quit drinking alcohol. “Have you ever had a wine hangover? Thinking about that makes the thought of drinking pass pretty quickly. I guess I’m motivated by waking up clear-headed, feeling rested, and without a head full of anxiety.” -my usual response. So many people view giving up alcohol — or anything really — as being deprived. And I suppose by nature abstaining from anything could be considered deprivation. Or it could be viewed as the opportunity to gain something else in its place. It’s merely a matter of what your relationship is with that something that determines which end of the spectrum not having it will fall. I don’t view giving up alcohol… View Post