Let's Talk Mental Health — Get Inspired
The act of just reading a positive quote can instantly boost your mood and help you put things into perspective. Here’s a list of some quotes to keep you motivated and lift you up when you’re feeling down!
You have full control over your thoughts, decisions, and how you react within a situation. If you constantly think negative thoughts or doubt yourself, it will bring you down. Try thinking positive and change your focus from time to time rather than fixate on the negative.
Starting out a new challenge is not easy and requires a lot of courage. But remember that the first step is necessary in order to begin your new, exciting adventure! It is daunting not to know what lies ahead, but when you later look back at the experience you’ve had, you will be proud of yourself for being brave enough to take that first step.
Simple, but it’s true! We all have that fear of the unknown. Having said this, being scared doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do it! Why not try it? If it doesn’t work out, then you can always come back, but chances are you’ll have the best time.
Doing the things that we are most scared of are often what we get the most reward from. Sometimes we need to just feel the fear, embrace it, and do it anyway, because you never know what may lie ahead.
To accomplish things we’ve never done before, we must step outside the area in which we feel safe and comfortable. We must challenge ourselves and go into the unfamiliar to see what we are really capable of. If things don’t work out as you’ve planned, at least you had the courage to try!
If you believe in yourself, you’re already halfway there! Self-confidence is the first step for success; when you have faith in yourself, you’re capable at whatever it is you set your mind to — no matter how big or small.
A positive attitude can help a lot in making your experience abroad much better. Of course, it will not guarantee that there won’t be any challenges along the way, but it will make you better prepared to deal with them. A negative mindset doesn’t produce positive results. It’s important to have faith in yourself and courage that you can do this, because the only person stopping you from acting is yourself!
We all have those bad days, so it’s inevitable you’ll have them as an expat living abroad, too. Moving to a new country can at times be difficult and sometimes lonely. However, when you’re having these negative thoughts remember that this situation is only temporary. Life isn’t plain sailing and there will be bumps along the road — this doesn’t mean you won’t enjoy yourself! Put things into perspective and reassure yourself that the hard times will pass, and it will all be worth it!