We all have some form of fears and insecurities. It’s a part of life. It’s not a bad thing. However, we have to be careful to not allow our insecurities and fears to fester into our lives to the point that it cripples us.

We have to not let insecurities and fears come into our lives in a way that it overwhelms us and we find ourselves trapped in a cycle of lack. You might be wondering how do you tackle your insecurities and fears? Well, here is how you do so.

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Question Thoughts That Attack You

You have…

There is a movie that I love called “Fences” with Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. There’s a particular scene when Denzel’s character breaks down and he says “ don’t you know it’s hard for me to admit that I’ve been standing in the same spot for years?” That line was such a touching moment. I’ve never forgotten that line because, during my dark moments, I can’t seem to escape it.

During my dark moments, I look around and I can’t see myself moving forward. …

The process of applying for a job is not easy. It can be very tedious. You send multiple applications and then you wait and wait…

The job search process can take a toll on one’s mental health. If you’re not careful, it can leave you feeling drained, depressed or agitated.

In order to get through the job search process with your sanity in check, there are a few things that you can do.

Have Hobbies To Keep You Happy

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If you spend your 24 hours in a day sending in applications for a job, it would leave you mentally exhausted. I…

We all have the ability to stand confident and go after the life that we want. However, not everyone believes this. Some feel that confidence is gifted to those who only belong to a certain status, who live a certain lifestyle or who look in a certain way.

Well, you are wrong. Confidence is not an exclusive quality that belongs to only a few people. It is something that we each can possess. Here a few things that could be inhibiting your confidence level.

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Stop Comparing Your Life to Others

It matters to conduct yourself in a professional manner because this will affect your ability to get hired, have clients and opportunities to advance yourself and your career.

Some people excel at exuding professional traits and others struggle. If you want to be taken seriously as a professional, there are a few things that you should stop doing.

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You Always Show Up Late

If you are consistently late for work and assignments, you show others that you do not value their time. It is disrespectful and unprofessional for you to always be late.

It’s understandable that at times, life…

Procrastination is the act of constantly putting things off. It happens to all of us.

As we’ve started off this new year with new goals to accomplish, not everyone will get there.

The truth is that some of us will want to give up. Others would talk about it but not do what is needed to begin.

I can honestly tell you that when I set my mind towards something, I usually see it through. Whether it’s a success or failure, I still see it through.

If procrastination is your problem, I am here for you. There are a few…

When young professionals leave the premise of the academic world and head into the workforce, it can be a very exciting period in their life.

However, the process of entering the workforce carries with it a lot of different challenges. There are some mistakes that young graduates make on their quest to secure a job.

Do Not Rush Into Any Role

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A big mistake that some young professionals make is that they hurriedly dive into any role they see available. Don’t get me wrong, it matters that as you are starting out, you truly are open to different roles…

I’m sure most of us are glad to walk away from 2020. It has been quite a year. As we move on to this 2021, it can be difficult to summon the courage to be optimistic.

It’s possible that your plans have not worked out? Or maybe you are not seeing the fruits of your efforts? If you find yourself feeling dejected and deprived of hope, this post is for you to not give up on yourself. It’s time to get your fire back. Here is how you do so.

Understand What Drives You

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If you feel as…

At times, we can find ourselves in a rut. Life doesn’t seem to be working out the way that you want. Maybe, you keep questioning why life is unfair? Maybe, you’re feeling tired and upset over being unhappy? Maybe, you wish for once, you had something big to celebrate?

There’s nothing wrong with having moments when you feel negative. It happens to all of us. However, the most important thing is that you don’t allow yourself to remain stuck in your pain. Here are some tips to change your perspective.

Consider What The Bad Experience Teaches You

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When we go through difficult…

As we approach the end of another year, you find it common that people start to re-assess their life. They look forward to new goals. They resolve to do better in different aspects of their life from work, family and relationships.

It’s good to reflect on your year and life. As you re-assess, there are a few things you could do to add a touch of positivity to your life. There are a few traits that you could get rid off.

Judging Others Before You Know Them

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Give others a chance by getting to know and understand them before you…

Isioma Ononye

I’m a Writer. I discuss personal development, women empowerment, mental health & communications. Contact Me: isiomaononye@gmail.com Follow me -IG: @isiomaononye

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