Do stuff. be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration’s shove or society’s kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It’s all about paying attention. attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. stay eager.
Yes it’s clear about the importance of planning. I hope it helped. Now here’s another important thing to keep in mind.
You must plan your life with much more care and attention than you would plan your business, study and work. Boy! Did I just say that? Yes I did.
We all have blind spots – those areas for improvement and growth. As painful as it can be to admit we’re doing things we never wanted to do and saying things we never wanted to say, it is this acknowledgement that enables us to take thefirst step toward change. Be gentle with yourself. Be real with yourself. Take baby steps.
Rhonda Louise Robbins
Do you have dreams? Do you have goals? What baby step have you taken to see that you achieve them?
Remember Usain Bolt, the fastest runner alive? He didn’t start running from the start, he just as us all, had to take some baby steps like crawling and walking before he started running.
There are three keys to more abundant life: caring about others, daring for others and sharing with others.-William Ward
One of the secrets of maintaining a good attitude isvaluing people. You can’t dislike people and have a good attitude towards them at the same time. Think about it; have you ever met anyone who always treated people badly but had a positive attitude? Likewise, you cannot have a bad attitude and encourage others at the same time.
Expect problems and eat them for breakfast- Alfred. A. Montapert.
Have you had your breakfast yet? Of course you know I am talking about that first meal taken after rising from a night sleep mostly taken in the morning before work. I want to propose the most bizzare of food for your next breakfast.
Your problems. Yes! eat your problems for breakfast.
Dare to dream! If you did not have the capability to make your wildest wishes come true, your mind would not have the capacity to conjure
such ideas in the first place. There is no limitation on
what you can potentially achieve, except for the limitation you choose to impose on your own
imagination. What you believe to be possible will
always come to pass – to the extent that you deem it
possible. It really is as simple as that.
Anthon St. Maarten
Have you reached a point you feel like there’s no need to go further? Have you walked for miles when you turn back it seems like you’ve never even moved?
It’s been a great year so far regardless of the fact that I had my down-to-earth moments.
I am convinced that I wasn’t who and what I used to be because I’ve come to see few changes and improvements and i guess so have you. We learn from our every challenges. When you look back at how God’s been grateful and graceful in the past, it gives you faith for the future.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.
– Helen Keller
In our day-to-day lives, the virtue of courage doesn’t receive much attention. Sometimes, we feel Courage is a quality reserved for soldiers, firefighters, and activists. Security is what matters most today. Perhaps you were taught just like I was, to avoid being too bold or too brave. It’s too dangerous. Don’t take unnecessary risks. Don’t draw attention to yourself in public. Follow family traditions. Don’t talk to strangers. Keep an eye out for suspicious people. Stay safe. But a side effect of overemphasizing the importance of personal security in your life is that it can cause you to live reactively. Instead of setting your own goals, making plans to achieve them, and going after them with gusto, you play it safe not to get hurt. Keep working at the stable job, even though it doesn’t fulfill you. Remain in the unsatisfying relationship, even though you feel dead inside compared to the passion you once had. Who are you to think that you can buck the system? Accept your lot in life, and make the
best of it. Go with the flow, and don’t rock the boat. Your only hope is that the currents of life
will pull you in a favorable direction. No doubt there exist real dangers in life you must
avoid. But there’s a huge gulf between recklessness and courage. Oh my don’t get it twisted, I’m not referring to
the heroic courage required to risk your life to save someone from a burning building not at all. courage I mean is the ability to face down those imaginary fears and reclaim the far more
powerful life that you’ve denied yourself.
Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition, they somehow already know what you truly want to become. ~Steve Jobs
I had these fears then, like Fear of failure. Fear of rejection. Fear of going broke.
Fear of being alone. Fear of humiliation. Fear of
public speaking –this was the biggest! Fear of being ostracized by family and friends. Fear of physical discomfort. Fear of regret. Fear of success. And one I’m still working on fear of heights! I just hope to get over it.
How many of these fears are holding you back?
How would you live if you had no fear at all?
You’d still have your intelligence and common sense to safely navigate around any real dangers, but without feeling the emotion of fear, would you be more willing to take risks, especially when the worst case wouldn’t actually hurt you at all? Would you speak up more often,
talk to more strangers, ask for more sales, dive headlong into those ambitious projects you’ve
been dreaming about? What if you even learned to enjoy the things you currently fear? What kind of difference would that make in your life?
Have you previously convinced yourself that you
aren’t really afraid of anything… that there are always good and logical reasons why you don’t
do certain things? Okay here are few of the reasons I did tell myself then. It would be rude to introduce yourself to a stranger. You shouldn’t attempt public speaking because you don’t have anything to say. You know what? I found out they’re just rationalizations though – think about how your life would change if you could confidently and courageously do these things with no fear at all.
Be courageous to do the unthinkable.
So if you don’t know your purpose in life, what kind of life will you end up living? I’ll sum it up
with one word:owned. Your life is owned by others —their needs, their goals, their purposes. Why?
Because if you don’t know your purpose, others will put you to good use achieving theirs.
Advertisers spend billions every year to get you to take some small action. The company you
work for or the customers you serve — they want to own you too. And how can you say no? You don’t have a better option, do you? You might as well get a job and buy stuff, make some customers happy along the way, and die quietly. Oh, how cheeky? That’s what others have planned for you. That seems to be what everyone else is doing. You might as well
jump on the same bandwagon… seems safe enough.
Is that the plan you wish to follow?
If you happen to be someone who’s consciously aware of your purpose in life, then you already
know what’s missing from the above — freedom.