enzh-CNms

 

Let's face it, we're all flawed in some way.

Yes, I did say it. We are all flawed in some way, shape, or type, and no matter how hard we try to deny, or prevent our flaws, they are often unavoidable. I speak from personal experience.

Even a good day, self-acceptance is difficult to come by for many people. When you're having a rough day, when you've made a few mistakes, don't like how you look, or are generally unhappy, your self-acceptance disappears quickly, and you begin to concentrate solely on your shortcomings. Self-acceptance, fortunately, is something we can cultivate. I want you to think of it as an ability that you can develop rather than an inherited characteristic that you either have or don't.

"What if we could all be up-front and accepting of the things we don't like about ourselves? Well, we can. It's a matter of getting a handle on how we look at these things."- Emily-Anne Rigal's book FLAWD: How to Stop Hating on Yourself, Others, and the Things That Make You Who You Are.

Acceptance, not avoidance, should be the focus of the conversation. Acceptance of the shortcomings, comprehension of them, building on them, and...wait for it...celebrate them. A researcher Joshua Miller, has conducted extensive research on this subject and have compiled what he believe there are seven practical tips for reclaiming your flawsome today:

  1. Recognize what is worrying you. It's difficult to accept your shortcomings without first knowing the source of your concerns. Look under the defects and see if there are any problems that need to be addressed.

 

  1. Use the shortcomings as a compass for self-improvement. Accepting your shortcomings should not preclude you from improving. Recognizing defects gives you the ability to work on them in certain situations. If you want to change a weakness in your personality, go for it!

 

  1. Take pride in your uniqueness. Your weaknesses may set you apart from the rest of the pack, but that's a good thing! Make sure you're not trying to fit into a mould.

 

  1. Don't let your flaws hold you back. You don't have to look far to find magical and inspiring people across history who have overcome adversity and gone on to achieve greatness.

 

  1. Put things into perspective. Grab a notepad and write down three things you're grateful for instead of dwelling on anything that's bothering you. This simple yet effective mindfulness exercise will help you feel more at ease and free.

 

  1. Google it. If your flaw is physical, look it up on the internet. That's right. Find pictures using the terms "overweight" or "big nose" in the search box. Warning: You can see some extreme photographs (some of which have been digitally altered), but it will help you keep things in perspective. We become so emotionally attached to things that we can't see what we should be grateful for.

 

  1. Change the direction of your flaw. You're far more likely to own the flaw if you can see the strength in it. If you've always been quiet and shy, for example, this may indicate that you're a keen observer as well as introspective. It is entirely up to you to both discover and mark.

Last thoughts: Please note that you are not flawed, but rather special, and I want you to keep that in mind the next time you feel less than yourself. When you consider some of the most remarkable individuals, places, and objects in the world, your mistakes make you special, and you're in good company. This one-of-a-kindness is a blessing, and it's appropriately dubbed flawsomeness.

 

 Source :  Joshua Miller | Published : Mohd Yusuf

Latest News

  • DIGITALISASI +

    Tahukah anda? ada satu bidang kerjaya yang MELONJAK naik ketika pandemik. Di kala industri lain sedang berhempas pulas cuba untuk ‘survive’, pakar bidang ini jadi rebutan para industri. Apa yang penting sangat sehingga ia menjadi elemen penting semasa pandemik?‘DIGITALISASI’.Digitalisasi adalah trend sekarang. Semasa pandemik ini kita menyaksikan industri berebut untuk Read More
  • 7 APPS & HACKS - UNTUK PELAJAR UNIVERSITI +

    1. Google Drive + Kalendar GoogleGoogle Drive pada dasarnya USB maya anda. Anda boleh menyimpan bukan sahaja gambar atau video tetapi juga dokumen assignment anda. 2. TodoistTerdapat banyak aplikasi dan program untuk ini, tetapi Todoist adalah yang terbaik kerana anda boleh menyusun tugas-tugas dan projek serta merekod tarikh 'deadlines'. 3. UdemySekiranya Read More
  • Education scholarship worth RM35,000 for the winner of Unduk Ngadau Kaamatan 2021 from NBUC +

      Congratulations Maya Hejnowska & all winners of Unduk Ngadau Kaamatan 2021 ! Wish you guys all the best.   "...Hejnowska also picked up RM66,830 worth of prizes including RM25,000 in cash and an education scholarship worth RM35,000 from North Borneo University College, among others.."     #UndukNgadau #Kaamatan2021 Read More
  • Panduan Menghadapi Minggu ‘Study Week’ +

    Sekarang ini, hampir semua mahasiswa terutama sekali, mahasiswa ‘North Borneo University College’ sedang dilanda resah kerana musim peperiksaan akan tiba tidak lama lagi. Seharusnya, mahasiswa perlu sedar minggu ‘Study Week’ sememanganya bukan masa untuk bersantai-santai tetapi sebaliknya adalah masa untuk belajar di saat-saat akhir. Kali ini anda akan diberikan beberapa Read More
  • 7 Ways to Accept and Embrace Your Flaws +

    Let's face it, we're all flawed in some way. Yes, I did say it. We are all flawed in some way, shape, or type, and no matter how hard we try to deny, or prevent our flaws, they are often unavoidable. I speak from personal experience. Even a good day, Read More
  • NBUC Food Bank gives benefit to underprivileged students +

    As many as more than 300 North Borneo University College students will be benefit from the NBUC Students Food Bank Programs. This Programs was managed by Student Affair Division (HEP). implementing the Students Food Bank was very timely especially at a time when the global and local economic situation seemed Read More
  • MoU NBUC with Nuvis Sabah Training & Consultancy +

    12 Mac - Pusat Kemahiran Borneo dan Nuvis Sabah Training & Consultancy telah menjalinkan kolaborasi strategik dalam bidang solekan dan kecantikan dengan permeteraian Memorandom Persefahaman (MoU) antara kedua pihak. Majlis menandatangani MoU berlangsung di bilik mesyuarat 'Presidential Office' North Borneo University College - NBUC. Semoga dengan jalinan kerjasama ini dapat menarik lebih Read More
  • UNIVERSITY INDUSTRIAL BUSINESS LINK (UiBL) +

    11 Mac - Jabatan 'University Industrial Business Link' (UiBL) - NBUC, pagi ini telah mengelola Majlis menandatangani MoU antara NBUC & Perkeso Negeri Sabah, manakala pada sebelah petang, NBUC turut menerima kunjungan hormat daripada Askar Wataniah. Warga NBUC menghargai kerjasama ini dalam memperkasakan Jabatan UiBL bagi membantu karier pelajar NBUC pada masa Read More
  • LEARNING STRATEGIES FOR THE NEW NORMAL : PHYSICAL CLASSES +

    Without a doubt, 2020 has been one of the hardest years for anyone, however by March 2021 despite with the current pandemic, colleges and universities will soon open their doors to students as announced by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia. Here are some strategies to help you prepare yourself Read More
  • MASUK IPT PADA MASA KRISIS COVID-19 ? +

    Tuntutlah ilmu walau sehingga ke Negeri China. Berikut adalah perumpamaan yang biasa kita dengari sedari kita kecil lagi. Perumpamaan tersebut menunjukkan bertapa pentingnya menuntut ilmu dalam kehidupan kita. Namun, isu yang bermain difikiran kita dewasa ini ialah "Buat apa sambung belajar masa ni? BAHAYA la nanti kena Covid-19!!". Menuntut ilmu Read More
  • 1
  • 2