What Living In The Social Media Era Can Teach Us About Empathy
UFC 207's long awaited comeback fight for it's biggest star, Ronda Rousey, turned ugly...very fast. Whether you are a fight fan or not, there are some things worth discussing about the outcome and reaction towards this historic event, specifically with regards to social media and how we view empathy both in our personal and professional lives.
How to Get Promoted in 2017
Bringing in the new year is often connected to ambitious goal setting. #NewYearNewMe right? Maybe you tell yourself this is the year you'll finally get promoted or get that big raise you've been wanting.
Doing things you hate in order to do things you love
We spend a lot of time looking at the finish line when it comes to any goal. It's ironic because when you start there, it's often the only time you will ever see it.
Am I Depressed?
But I have found myself on several occasions asking if there’s something wrong with me. Why? Well, have you ever had that feeling where you’re full of energy and passion to go out and conquer the world but instead end up at home scrolling Facebook for hours?
Outrage is cyclical
When people come to grips with a current issue the immediate reaction is to voice their opinion and rightfully so. It's a timely reflection of ones true emotions, heartache, frustration, anger, sadness. It's raw and unfiltered. Is it always politically correct? No. Does it have to be? No
Are you fed up with being mediocre? Are you unhappy? Do you wish you were more creative? Are you not as creative as you once were?
Wouldn't it be nice to be as famous as the Kardashians?
To literally be able to make money off of anything you touch simply because of your fame? When you really think about it - they are famous for BEING famous. How does that even happen? Because we feed into it
Stop thinking, start doing
On May 6, 1954, Roger Bannister broke the 4-minute barrier, running the distance in 3:59.4. As part of his training, he relentlessly visualized the achievement in order to create a sense of certainty in his mind and body.
Ever notice the most successful people keep to themselves?
Remember when people used to embrace others for their success? When support was a real thing? Now people are so self absorbed they never even notice when their friends or peers do something amazing.
Excuses Get you 0% Closer To Your Goal
During workouts I primarily listen to music. It helps me zero in and focus. Don't know that I ever could push through without it...With one exception. Motivational speeches.