Tag Archives: Expectations

Finding Yourself V.S Creating Yourself

For many years the concept of finding yourself versus creating yourself has been a topic of discussion.  This concept comes from a famous quote by author George Bernard Shaw “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating you”. Finding … Continue reading

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Respect Earned or Given?

A few weeks ago I was having a meeting with a business partner of mine. When my skills were challenged and downright nullified to point where I felt somewhat disrespected. This has been an issue that has come up in … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why It’s Hard To Date In 2016

  Fear of failed relationships: It’s becoming common to see the people around us getting in bad relationships. It’s practically impossible to trust someone these days. We’ve all heard stories from our friends, family and colleagues being related to some sort … Continue reading

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Should You Ever Lower Your Standards?

Having standards for our lives is a common practice in our society.  Majority of us have standards for different areas of our lives whether it is a certain neighborhood we want to live in or the amount of money we … Continue reading

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Standards V.S Expectations

The setting of standards and expectations is a traditional means of making quality decisions. Standards are defined as a level or quality of attainment while expectations are described as a strong belief that something will happen or be the case … Continue reading

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Ask Jay #14 – I’m Still Single Are My Standards Too High?

Question: Jay, I have been facing a crossroad in my life I’ve recently got a promotion at my job and my life is seemingly perfect. However, this is far from the truth I’ve always wanted a family, house with a … Continue reading

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4 Things Your Parents Never Told You About Relationships

As we grew up many of our parents had hopes and dreams for our lives. Many of them hoped we’d go to college, start a successful career and one day find that special someone.  They often offered their advice on … Continue reading

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Going Against The Grain When Your Family & Friends Don’t Believe in Your Dreams

In today’s society, there are many societal expectations placed on us such as how much money we should make, where we should live, what we should eat and who we should date/marry. Whenever we choose to go outside this narrative … Continue reading

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The Cost of Success

“In order to receive rich rewards of success there is a price to be paid” For many of us who don’t come from a wealthy background there is a necessary price to pay for success. The amount of work, skill … Continue reading

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Anything Is Possible If You Have Courage To Pursue It

In general most people have aspirations for a better life maybe a goal or dream that you always wanted to pursue. This may correspond with self-improvement or maybe a passion that you always have had an interest in. Having a … Continue reading

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