Success

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How Can I Be Happy if I'm Not Good-Looking?

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When I wasn’t pining for plastic surgery, I was obsessed with losing weight. I repeatedly vowed to eat less, but was trapped in a vicious cycle of failure and self-loathing. Defeated by my failed attempts, I would think: What hope is there for someone like me, with neither great wealth nor remarkable beauty, to attain happiness?
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Why Simone Biles' Decision to Step Down from the Olympics Finals Matters

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One of the biggest stars at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, American gymnast Simone Biles made headlines globally yesterday—but not for the reason everyone was expecting.

What If Christianity Isn't Working for Me?

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Hey friend, let me just start off by saying that I know how you feel. There could be a spectrum of reasons why being a Christian might feel irrelevant, or just an obligation at best. Or maybe you’ve become too accustomed to the comforts of living in the 21st century, having every need met and every desire satisfied with just a click of a button. In both extremes, the cry of the heart can be surprisingly similar—"Why bother with God?”
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5 Better Measures of Success

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We all crave for success, but how do we know when we’ve really “made it”?You might feel like you’re far from successful, or your life has been marked by disappointments, failures, and setbacks. But when God’s the one defining our success, we know that He has a different set of measures in mind. What really matters to God’s heart when it comes to success? Here are some suggestions.
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How to Regain Your Confidence After a Toxic Work Environment

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Picking ourselves up again after our self-esteem has been beaten down over and over in a toxic work environment is not easy. Recovery isn’t going to be immediate, but here are a few things you can do to reclaim your self-confidence.

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Tom Brady has model-like good looks, is married to supermodel Gisele Bundchen, and has led his football team to three championships.

What If I Never Get My Dream Job?

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If we rewind to my high school years, my dream was to be a military pilot. It was a dream planted in me by my father. He wasn’t a pilot or even in the military, but we shared so many common interests, and watching planes was one of them.

When the Thrill of Success Wears Off

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Again, my heart soared as I held the newspaper in my hands. And again, my excitement faded quickly. What was the problem? I started to wonder if I was in the wrong major. Was I really meant to be a writer? To think that I had it wrong terrified me. If not writing, then what?

Why I Stopped Reaching for Success

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So while many of my peers are starting families and careers, I’m taking New Testament survey and theology classes. If I’m completely honest, there have been times I’ve wondered if it is worth it. Shouldn’t I be putting my time and resources toward building a successful career?