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The Only Best Selection Of Inspirational Quotes You Need In Your Life.

The Only Best Selection Of Inspirational Quotes You Need In Your Life.

We have all been there.

At some points in life, we struggle, frustrate and lost. We don’t know what we want to do with our lives, we lost sight about how to move on, worry about all the uncertainties that life might throw us or simply had a bad day where things just not goingthe way we expected.

We can always train up ourselves to live a positive life by practicing gratitude and developing habits that maintain our positive attitudes.But after all, we are only human, it’s normal to have down times.

For me, I find it very useful to read through some inspiring quotes when I have my bad days. Not only they provide me with an instant mood boost, but also valuable guidance and inspiration when I feel stuck in relationship, work or life in general.

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Here I have collected and orgainsed a list of quotes that I have been revisiting throughout the past years. You can read them when you feel low or just read 1 quote every day to keep yourself motivated and inspired! Feel free to make it your habit and I am sure this small change will have a great impact to your life!

1. Read Inspirational QuotesWhen You Feel Lost

When we have been dealing with the same problem (any problem you can call) for too long, we tend to lose sight about the big picture and then we feel stuck and frustrated. Apart from allowing yourself to stay away from the situation for a while,it’s very helpful to get that instant “click” from quotes. They are handy, easy to digest and able to inspire you in just a second. I find them useful when I feel stuck, they NEVER failed to lead me to new thoughts and directions.

    2. ReadThese Motivational QuotesTo Keep Yourself Going!

    We have all failed at least once in our lives (who said they haven’t must be lying!). We are all particularly vulnerable at those moments and we’ll allow those failures and scars define us. But it’s ok to make mistake, it’s ok to fail! What’s more important is you know how to stand back up, face the adversity, bounce forward and grow stronger.

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    Take these quotes as your best friends. Let them talk to you when you feel down and demotivated! It’s ok to struggle but never ever give up!

      3. You Can SendEncouraging Quotes To Your Friends!

      Have you ever had that feeling of not knowing what to say when your friends are having a down time or experiencing something that’s too much for you to handle?

      How about sending your friends some positive quotes? They can help you do a nice job! Remember the days when you feel bad, comments or opinions might not be the thing you are looking for from a friend, all you need it’s just an act of caring! So I do recommend you to send these lovely quotes to boost their mood and show your love!

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        4. When You Are Sad, You Can Always Read These Quotes About Happiness.

        Being happy is so much harder nowadays. Thanks to social media, people are often comparing themselves to the one glamorous side that the others show on their Instagram and Facebook.

        But happiness is more JUST than that. Happiness comes naturally once we have found our core self. Doing something that we love, feeling healthy every day or simply being around the person you love can be your true happiness! There’s no point to compare with others and if you try really hard to chase happiness, you will never be happy.

        You don’t have to chase it, it will just come when you find yourself. It’s easy for us to lose sight and direction on the journey to happiness because there are just too much distractions. All we need are just reminders of how happy we already are!

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          5. If You Are Chasing Your Dreams, These Quotes About Dreams Are What You Need!

          People are often too easy to put off their dreams. Some say they don’t have the time. Some say dreams are just dreams and they are not achievable. However, ask yourself, Have you grabbed the chance tight when it comes? Are you working you full potential towards your dream? If you want to achieve the goal so badly how come you are not taking any actions?

          I have came to learn that it’s called a dream only if you let it. Once you have started the journey, dreams become goals and goals will derive actions.

            6. No Matter you Are Finding Love or In a Relationship, These Quotes About Love Will Help You Anyways!

            It took me years to learn that love is about compromising while not losing your core self.We learn to appreciate and at the same time embrace the differences between us and our partners. We need to figure ways to live a life TOGETHER where both parties feel comfortable being themselves.

            If you love the person, love who they are instead of changing them to who you want them to be.

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              What Does Self-Conscious Mean? (And How to Stop Being It)

              What Does Self-Conscious Mean? (And How to Stop Being It)

              Have you ever walked into a room and felt like your nerves simply couldn’t handle it? Your heart beats fast, you start to sweat, and you feel like all eyes are on you (even if they’re really not). This is just one of the many ways that being self-conscious can rear its ugly head.

              You may not even realize you’re self-conscious, and you may be wondering, “What does self-conscious mean?” That’s a good place to start.

              This article will define self-consciousness, show how practically everyone has faced it at one point or another, and give you tips to avoid it.

              What Does Self-Conscious Mean?

              According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, self-conscious is defined as “conscious of one’s own acts or states as belonging to or originating in oneself.”[1]

              Not so bad, right? There’s another definition, though — one that speaks more to what you’re going through: “feeling uncomfortably conscious of oneself as an object of the observation of others.” For those of us who regularly deal with extreme self-consciousness, that second definition sounds about right.

              There are many different ways self-consciousness can spring up. You may feel self-conscious around people you know, like your family members or closest friends. You may feel self-conscious at work, even though you spend hours every week around your co-workers. Or you may feel self-conscious when out in public and surrounded by strangers. However, you probably don’t feel self-conscious when you’re home alone.

              How to Stop Being Too Self-Conscious

              When you’re in the throes of self-consciousness, it’s nearly impossible to remember how to stop feeling that way. That’s why it’s so important to prepare ahead of time, when you’re feeling ready to tackle the problem instead of succumbing to it.

              Here are a variety of ways to feel better about yourself and stop thinking about how others see you.

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              1. Ask Yourself, “So What?”

              One way to banish negative, self-conscious thoughts is to do just that: banish them.

              The next time you walk into a room and feel your face getting red, think to yourself, “So what?” How much does it really matter if people don’t like how you look or act? What’s the worst that could happen?

              Most of the time, you’ll find that you don’t have a good answer to this question. Then, you can immediately start assigning such thoughts less importance. With self-awareness, you can acknowledge that your negative thoughts are present and realize that you don’t agree with them.[2] They’re just thoughts, after all.

              2. Be Honest

              A lie that self-consciousness might tell is that there’s one way to act or feel. Honestly, though, everyone else is just figuring life out as well. There isn’t a preferred way to show up to an event, gathering, or public place. What you can do is be honest with your feelings and thoughts.[3]

              If you feel offended by something someone says, you don’t have to smile to be polite or laugh to fit in with the crowd. Instead, you can politely say why you disagree or excuse yourself and find a group of people who you relate to better. If you’re nervous, don’t overcompensate by trying to look relaxed and casual — it’ll be obvious you’re putting on a front. Instead, nothing is more endearing than saying, “I’m a little nervous!” to a room of people who probably feel the exact same way.

              On the same note, if you don’t understand why someone wants you to do something, question it. You can do this at work, at home, or even with people you don’t know well. Nobody should force you to do something you don’t want to do.

              Also, even if you’re willing to do what’s asked of you, there’s nothing wrong with asking for more clarification. People will realize that you’re not a person to be bossed around.

              3. Understand Why You’re Struggling at Work

              Being self-conscious at work can get in the way of your daily responsibilities, your relationships with co-workers, and even your career as a whole. If you’re facing some sort of conflict but you’re too nervous to speak up, you may be at the whim of what happens to you instead of taking some control.

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              If you’re usually confident at work, you may be wondering where this new self-consciousness is coming from. It’s possible that you’re dealing with burnout.[4] Common signs are anxiety, fatigue and distraction, all of which can leave you feeling under-confident.

              4. Succeed at Something

              When you create success in your life, it’s easier to feel confident[5] and less self-conscious. If you feel self-conscious at work, finish the project that’s been looming over your head. If you feel self-conscious in the gym, complete an advanced workout class.

              Exposing yourself to what you’re scared of and then succeeding at it in some way (even just by finishing it) can do wonders for your self-esteem. The more confidence you build, the more likely you are to have more success in the future, which will create a cycle of confidence-building.

              5. Treat All of You — Not Just Your Self-Consciousness

              Trying to solve your self-consciousness alone may not treat the root of the problem. Instead, take a well-rounded approach to lower your self-consciousness and build confidence in areas where you may struggle.

              Even professional counselors are embracing this holistic type of treatment[6] because they feel that the health of the mind and body are inextricably linked. This approach combines physical, spiritual, and psychological components. Common activities and treatments include meditation, yoga, massage, and healthy changes to diet and exercise.

              If much of this is new to you, it will pay to give it a try. You never know how it will impact you.

              If you’re feeling self-conscious about how your body looks, a massage that makes you feel great could boost your confidence. If you try a new workout, you could have something exciting to talk about the next time you’re in a group setting.

              Putting yourself in a new situation and learning that you can get through it with grace can give you the confidence to get through all sorts of events and nerve-wracking moments.

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              6. Make the Changes That Are Within Your Control

              Let’s say you walk into a room and you’re self-conscious about how you look. However, you may have put a lot of time and effort into your outfit. Even though it may stand out, this is how you have chosen to express yourself.

              You have to work on your internal confidence, not your external appearance. There’s nothing to change other than your outlook.

              On the other hand, maybe there’s something that you don’t like about yourself that you can change. For example, maybe you hate how a birthmark on your face looks or have varicose veins that you think are unsightly. If you can do something about these things, do it! There’s nothing wrong with changing your appearance (or skills, education, etc.) if it’s going to make you more confident.

              You don’t have to accept your current situation for acceptance’s sake. There’s no award for putting up with something you hate. Confidence is also required to make changes that are scary, even if they’re for the better. Plus, it may be an easier fix than you thought. For example, treating varicose veins doesn’t have to involve surgery — sometimes simple compression stockings will take care of the problem.[7]

              7. Realize That Everyone Has Awkward Moments

              Everyone has said something awkward to someone else and lived to tell the tale. We’ve all forgotten somebody’s name or said, “You too!” when the concession stand girl says to enjoy our movie. Not only are these things uber-common, but they’re not nearly as embarrassing as you feel they are.

              Think about how you react when someone else does something awkward. Do you think, “Wow, that person’s such a loser!” or do you think, “What a relief, I’m not the only one who does that.” Chances are good that’s the same reaction others have to you when you stumble.

              Remember, self-consciousness is a state of mind that you have control over. You don’t have to feel this way. Do what you need to in order to build your confidence, put your self-consciousness in perspective, and start exercising your “I feel awesome about myself” muscle. It’ll get easier with time.

              When Is Being Self-Conscious a Good Thing?

              Self-consciousness can sometimes be a good thing[8], but you have to take the awkwardness and nerves out of it.

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              In this case, “self-aware” is a much better term. Knowing how you come off to people is an excellent trait; you’ll be able to read a room and understand how what you do and say affects others. These are fantastic skills for people work and personal relationships.

              Self-awareness helps you dress appropriately for the occasion, tells you that you’re talking too loud or not loud enough, and guides a conversation so you don’t offend or bore anyone.

              It’s not about being someone you’re not — that can actually have adverse effects, just like self-consciousness. Instead, it’s about turning up certain aspects of yourself to perform well in the situation.

              Final Thoughts

              When you’re self-conscious, you’re constantly battling with yourself in an effort to control how other people view you. You try to change yourself to suit what you think other people want to see.

              The truth, though, is that you can’t actually control how other people view you — and you may not even be correct about how they view you in the first place.

              Being confident doesn’t happen overnight. Instead, it happens in small steps as you slowly build your confidence and say “no” to your self-consciousness. It also requires accepting that you’re going to feel self-conscious sometimes, and that’s okay.

              Sometimes worrying that there is a problem can be more stressful than the problem itself. Feeling bad for feeling self-conscious can be more troublesome than simply feeling it and getting on with the day.

              Forgive yourself for being human and make the small changes that will lead to better confidence in the future.

              More Tips for Improving Your Self-Esteem

              Featured photo credit: Cata via unsplash.com

              Reference

              [1] Merriam-Webster: Self-conscious
              [2] Bustle: 7 Tips On How To Stop Feeling Self-Conscious
              [3] Marc and Angel: 10 Things to Remember When You Feel Unsure of Yourself
              [4] Bostitch: How to Protect Small Businesses From Burnout
              [5] Psychology Today: Self-conscious? Get Over It
              [6] Wake Forest University: Embracing Holistic Medicine
              [7] Center for Vein Restoration: What Causes Venous Ulcers, and How Are They Treated?
              [8] Scientific American: The Pros and Cons of Being Self-Aware

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