Wednesday, January 8, 2014

3 Reasons Why You Should NEVER Break The Rules

I had an epiphany today. I was actually considering doing something... bad. Something that would break the rules.

However, after carefully thinking over my actions, I finally decided against it.

NEVER break the rules.

It may seem like a totally cliched and over-worn out saying, but it holds its truth up steadily.

3 Reasons Why You Should Never Break The Rules

1. Hands that are tied up doing bad opportunity won't be able to catch the good opportunity.

If you decide to do something that would be considered "breaking the rules," your hands will be tied up with that "bad work." And when your hands are tied up doing "bad opportunity," you won't have any hands left over to capture the "good opportunity."

You need to let go of the bad opportunity, so that you can catch the good opportunity.

2. You won't be able to boast about your acts.

If you achieved some big goal, like earn $1,000, you won't be able to tell other people about it because you earned it by selling illegal goods. On the other hand, if you do good works that don't break the rules, and you achieved a major milestone with that, you can boast about it to your friends without any worries of getting caught, because you did it honestly.

3. Bad works breeds more bad work.

Similar to the saying, "Success breeds success," the #3 reason is saying, the more you do bad works, the more bad works will come to you. Also similar to the law of attraction.

Monday, January 6, 2014

Go Time Traveling When You Get Depressed

I've been battling depression for quite some time now, and I've finally discovered one technique to banish depression immediately.

When you're depressed, it means you're extremely sad about something and it's affecting more than one area of your life.

Depression is in the mindset. If you can tell yourself to not be sad and to be happy instead, if you can tell yourself that you WANT to be happy, you'll likely end up being happier.

However, for many people, the depression has gone down so deep that the person doesn't even feel motivated enough to WANT to be happy.

So my solution is to time travel.

When you're being sad, it most likely has to do with something in the past or present.

Something that happened to you in the past didn't resonate happily with your being so you became depressed. Maybe you're not happy about your current situation.

So instead of thinking about the sad things in the past or present, think about the things in the future.

Think about your goals, what you want to achieve, what you want to do, where you want to end up. Think about your dreams and visions.

Then think about your current situation again. Is what you're doing now aligning with where you want to end up?

Maybe you don't want to be doing the things you're doing now, but you need to do them nevertheless if you want to reach your goals and dreams.

Have long-term vision and short-term motivation. -Tropical MBA

Sometimes, you need to sacrifice instant gratification to gain delayed gratification.

So in time traveling, there are 3 different time periods you can think about:

  1. Past
  2. Present
  3. Future
When you're sad thinking about the past, try shifting your mindset to something in the present or future, like your vision, dreams, or goals.

If you're depressed thinking about the future and what's to come, try shifting your mind to happy thoughts in the past, like your past vacations, or a time when you felt extremely elated.

I've discovered this technique on my own, and it may or may not help you out; the theory is still in its infancy and experimental phase.

Try this time traveling out! Let me know in the comments if it has worked out for you.