You cannot afford to live in potential for the rest of your life. At some point, you have to unleash your potential and make your move. Ask yourself what is holding you back? Maybe it isn’t the person you are, but the person you think you aren’t. Ask yourself if you are really living or just existing? We tend to choose to exist because it’s safer. Really living requires courage and a vulnerability that is
What are you will to sacrifice in the short term to get what you want long term? Do you know your reason why? You see, the struggle you’re facing is a test to see if you’re truly committed to the life you say you want. The truth is, you are not going to be motivated 100% of the time. No one is. So, what can you rely on when you don’t feel motivated? The answer
In Self-Reliance, Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds…”. Don’t allow your current ideas and opinions to be dictated by what you used to think. We are all evolving. And through that process, we may dramatically change our believes – and that okay. It means you are growing. The truth is change is the only constant in life. Just like the seasons change and we grow and evolve, everything
One of my favorite motivational videos is from Jocko Willink. I’ve mentioned this before, but it’s so valuable it is worth repeating. If you are still breathing, that means you are still alive and you still have some fight left inside you. You believe that you have tried every possible solution, but there are always other possibilities. Remember, the way out is through. And you have it within you to get through it.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Simple Man espouses so much wisdom. Yes, money can make our lives more stable. But how many times have we heard stories about people who are “rich” and are incredibly miserable and lonely? We all need money to survive, but the “lust for the rich man’s gold” has destroyed many more people than it has saved. From time to time, we get caught up in what we don’t have materialistically. I’ve said this
It’s completely human to care about what the people who we love think of us. We naturally want to be liked and accepted. Where things start to go off track is when we start listening to other people’s opinions over our own. We only have this one life while we are here on this Earth. Like Ferris Bueller says, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you
Thomas Edison is famous for saying, “I haven’t failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” The truth is, we miss 100% of the shots we don’t take. If we are out there still trying, we are still in the game. And if you’re doing that, it might surprise you know that even if you are going slow in your progress, you are still lapping everyone who is sitting on the couch. Sadly, a
You can be deceitful and treacherous, and no one may never know what you did. But you will know it. Any for many of us, the toll of carrying that box of rocks can stick with us for a long time. At the end of the day, all we really have is our word and our integrity. And we determine our own set of core values and morals. Having integrity means that we behave consistently