It seems that when the majority of us mess up, we let it get us down and linger on the disappointment for longer than necessary. You will find that although we make mistakes often in our daily lives, we have adopted ways to keep ourselves moving forward with our heads held high. We discuss different steps you can take to start feeling better now. You will also get a few bonus financial tips from mordant. And you won’t want to miss the end of this episode where we talk about dreams and Kirsten’s most recent predicament she got into. [Read more…]
“The Key to greater Willpower is being more Forgiving – not being harder on yourself.” “Self-control strategies like Guilt and Self-Criticism can result in our feeling worse.” We need to give those up if we hope to succeed.
Chapter Six (and the rest) of Kelly McGonigal’s The Willpower Instinct is full of liberating gems such as these. Necessary Words of Wisdom when we grow up believing we’re not going to get anything done, let alone keep our promises and resolutions, if we’re not at least a little hard on ourselves. Studies show this belief does not hold up in practical application. [Read more…]