BY DANIELLE JUNG
Embrace selectiveness and avoid defining success solely by monetary measures, as being specific about your own goals prevents moral compromise or stagnation, while overcoming fear and accepting the challenges of self-discovery makes the journey easier, akin to nurturing a baby and rejecting external definitions of success.
Observe two common ways people compare themselves: one through inspiration but lacking self-confidence, leading to yearning; the other through general envy, causing feelings of isolation, yet recognizing societal challenges can provide inspiration for self-exploration and unapologetic self-expression, fostering resilience and personal growth.
Embracing self-acceptance involves detaching from the need for external validation, challenging the critical inner voice that perpetuates self-judgment, and exploring the underlying reasons for feeling undeserving, as success requires both identifying desired changes and rejecting self-deprecation without solely attributing it to financial circumstances.
Embrace patience and recognize the true value of your individual journey to foster a sense of connection with others, embracing a form of individualism that counters disconnection.
By addressing the underlying emotional attachment and fear of scarcity associated with material possessions, clearing out both physical and emotional clutter can create space for new perspectives, experiences, and a stronger connection to the present, without advocating for excessive spending beyond one's means.
Combatting procrastination and excuses requires regaining control over life through practices like increasing serotonin, prioritizing relaxation, seeking help, showing self-compassion, prioritizing health, minimizing social media use, seeking space for self-reconnection, and setting healthy boundaries with others.
As you grow, accept the disconnection from certain people, prioritize emotional stability, assert boundaries with negative influences, seek advice selectively, balance self-doubt and others' opinions, connect with like-minded individuals, and prioritize fulfillment beyond material wealth.