Writer behind Nandyz Soulshine (www.nandyzsoulshine.com), a collection of inspirational and relatable ideas to uncomplicate life one step at a time.
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“If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.”
— Ken Robinson

Our mind is one of the most powerful tools we have to bring us everything needed to create satisfying life experiences. …

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“You have power over your mind ―not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”

— Marcus Aurelius

That’s what emotional resilience looks like in real life.

Change is an unchangeable truth of life and where there is change, there’s always the possibility of stress. How you deal with it shows your inner strength & emotional maturity.

It will be easier for you to handle tough situations if you’re motivated to take action rather than wallow in “it’s not fair”. …

never stop learning
never stop learning
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“ What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.”

- Zig Ziglar

Habits for success ensure that you keep on taking meaningful action even when feeling unmotivated or uninspired. It gives you the freedom to enjoy life while taking action to reach your goals every day.

Have you ever said, “Oh my gosh, I’ll have to brush my teeth today…that’s such a chore!”? Well, we might have said it as very young kids but has now become an effortless part of our daily routine…because brushing teeth became a habit. It’s as reflexive to morning as eating when hungry or having a drink when thirsty. …

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“The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them.”

-Ralph G. Nichols

When we let others work through their own issues simply by being there, encouraging them to explore their thoughts & see things more clearly, we are respecting their innate intelligence in coming up with a solution. …

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“Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.”

— Louise L. Hay

But then,

  • why do we get hurt when someone is rude or mean as that’s always a possibility?
  • why do we beat ourselves up with someone’s action or reaction that we take to be personal?
  • Why do we take their interpretation of us to heart, encouraging low self-esteem?

It’s either that the situation is complicated or because we are too sensitive and dislike any kind of discord that we let other people tell us who we are. But the real problem arises from believing it to be true. …

two hands making yin and yang with fire and water
two hands making yin and yang with fire and water
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“The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.” — Buddha

Words are powerful. They create the tone of our thoughts. Thoughts, that come together to make our beliefs. And beliefs connect, like building blocks, to form our mindset – the viewfinder we use to make sense of the world around and within us.

The only-ifs are the limiting beliefs that hold you back and justify it too.

But justifies it with stories that are either

  1. too generalized to consider your unique blend of qualities…

Being overburdened from not knowing how to say No
Being overburdened from not knowing how to say No
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“When you say yes to others, make sure you are not saying no to yourself.” — Paulo Coelho

What will be covered here:

  1. Why learning to say no is an important life skill.
  2. Understanding why it’s difficult to say No.
  3. Saying no without guilt or being rude. …

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