Place a high value on people (3mins)

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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 is valuing 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.

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What do you eat for breakfast? (4 mins)

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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.

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Don’t give up on your Goals

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?

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12 things to consider when writing your goals

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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.

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Finding the courage to live consciously

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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.

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Discovering You: 3 Ways To Escape The Maze By Gaining Freedom

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.

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Be Bold, Brave and Strong (1 min)

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Begin, to be bold, and venture to be wise.
Horace

Everyone admires the bold, courageous and daring; no one honors the faint- hearted, shy and timid. Look around at what others have done and what you can also do. Everyone is afraid. The strong act in spite of the fear. The weak cower because of the fear. Timidity breeds doubt and hesitation that not only weaken but can be dangerous. The coward dies a thousand deaths.
There is a formula for personal development. It is the same formula for everyone.
You must study. You must plan. You must practice. You must be tested. Some will shrink simply facing the task. Some will do the minimum and pass. Some will cut corners and pass. Instead, you must boldly welcome the challenge of honestly meeting the standards. Then and only then will you feel the true pride of accomplishment.
Make a personal decision to do what it will take to succeed. These principles are known to many but lived by few. Most people know what they should be doing.
They lack the will or the self-confidence to test themselves physically and mentally by starting a business, making an investment or establishing a friendship. This is not the independent you. You are a person of action.

Keep going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down._ Charles Kettering

What action step do you think one can take to being bold and brave? And is courage and bravery the same?

Think Positive, Think Different.

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Do You Think You Know Your Purpose??? Answer These 3 Questions.

The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. -Eleanor Roosevelt

It’s fair to say that if you don’t know your purpose in life, you won’t be spending much time working on it. So what will you end up doing with your working time instead?

They are just Three in number. And these three things are in form of questions you need answer to be sure you’ve found your purpose.

  • Do You Work for your needs a lot?
  • Do You Work for other people’s needs a lot?
  • Do You Work for other people’s purpose?

If you answered yes to all, then you aren’t sure of your purpose yet.

But…. If you answered No to all, keep going strong.

Here’s a breakdown on those 3 questions.

1. Working For Your Needs

If you don’t know your purpose, the limit of the work you do for yourself will be stuck at the level of Need, which at best has the potential to grow into GReed.
To be honest, it’s not particularly fulfilling, spending your whole working life this way… Try it yourself
for a few decades if you don’t believe me, and then look at the passionless shell that stares back at you from your mirror.
I’ve gone through this before by just working on fulfilling my needs; Yes I did get to fulfil some and the more I did, the more needful I get.

  1. Working For Other People’s Needs.

As you work with/for other people, most likely you’ll be putting lots of effort into satisfying other people’s needs and greeds: your boss, your customers, your company’s investors, etc. Even in your free time, you’ll be working to fulfill the desires of advertisers who want you to watch TV and buy stuff. Again, not particularly satisfying, although you may be thrown a few bones by your benefactors, such as the “gift” of working on some interesting projects. This kind of life will ultimately make you want to stand up and shout,
“What exactly is the point of all of this?” But well if you actually do that, you’ll only get blank stares in return. There is no point.
3. Working For Other People’s Purpose.

Now if you’re very lucky, you may get the chance to work for someone or some organization which is itself focused on achieving a conscious purpose. However, there’s no telling what that purpose might be. If you don’t know your own purpose, you can’t consciously choose to work for someone whose purpose aligns with yours except by accident or chance, and the odds of such
alignment are low. So there’s a good chance you’ll be working hard to achieve a purpose you
don’t agree with at all without knowing. Most likely, in such situations you’ll be given a purpose
to achieve that isn’t what you’d choose consciously for yourself. Do you think it fulfilling to spend your whole life this way? Not likely, but it’s at least a
decent path for people who don’t like to think much — others will take care of all the thinking for you (and benefit greatly from all your thoughtless doing).

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