Everyday Inspiration

Everyday Inspiration

How to Burn Brightly Without Burning Out

posted by Alex Blackwell

how to avoid burnout

“Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.” – Ovid

You are a high-achiever and successful in everything you set out to do. Yet lately you’ve been feeling tired and drained. You enjoy your work and you enjoy being busy, but recently you’ve started feeling un-motivated.

You also notice that you have trouble sleeping and your appetite has changed. And yes, you have started feeling overwhelmed for the first time ever.

What you may be experiencing is a burnout.

Burnout happens gradually. But if you are not aware of its effects, it can slowly sneak up on you and wreak havoc both physically and mentally. So, it’s best to pay attention to the warning signs.

Here are some simple ways to keep burning brightly without burning out. Continue Reading This Post »

10 Ways to Unleash Your Potential

posted by Alex Blackwell

Unleash Your Potential

“Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.” – Winston Churchill

You may have heard it before, “you are not living up to your potential.” It’s a judgmental statement that does nothing to help you live up to that potential.

Maybe you feel you are doing your best, but others say you have more to give. Maybe you feel as if you really are mediocre and cannot be great. That is not true at all! We all have greatness within, we just need to know how to unlock it and unleash all that potential!

Here are 10 ways to quiet the doubt so you can unleash your potential and start feeling more confident today: Continue Reading This Post »

Sunday Inspiration #56

posted by Alex Blackwell

Today’s Sunday Inspiration: A happy life isn’t always measured by quantity; it’s measured by quality, too. Treat each day has a special gift; as a one-of-a-kind opportunity to celebrate its amazing beauty.

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About Alex Blackwell
Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer.

5 Truths to Tell Yourself Everyday

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5 Truths

“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” – Buddha

Every day you hear and see things that make you forget who you really are. Your self-esteem, faith and sense of belonging are chipped away by negative influences in your daily life. These things affect you whether you know it or not.

You may not immediately recognize the words or emotions that cause you to feel a little less than who you really are. If you are not reminded of how special you are or reminded of the positive, you tend to forget. The truth gets buried beneath the lies you hear every day.

You can restore your faith and your self-esteem by committing to remind yourself of your positive attributes – and truths. Here are five of these truths to tell yourself every day. Continue Reading This Post »

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Sunday Inspiration #57
Today’s Sunday Inspiration: When you live in the past, regretting what happened yesterday, you miss out on the beautiful gifts of today. Be present and be here to welcome peace and happiness into your life right now. About Alex Blackwell Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer.

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How to Burn Brightly Without Burning Out
“Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.” - Ovid You are a high-achiever and successful in everything you set out to do. Yet lately you’ve been feeling tired and drained. You enjoy your work and you enjoy being busy, but recently you’ve started feeling un-motivated.

posted 6:13:40pm Nov. 12, 2014 | read full post »


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