Harder than knowing what ought to be done is convincing yourself to do it. The key may be removing the barriers to accomplishment by not forcing yourself to complete a certain amount. Get done what feels right to get done, then do a little more. One more step is truly not too difficult.
I tell you the truth, there is no rule devised that should always be followed. Exceptions and alternatives are required to sidestep obstacles: rigid thinking halts success.
Inherently we exist in nature, it is an inescapable fact. To believe that one is separate from the processes of nature is delusion, for there is no way to show that hypothesis false. Yet nature is not our friend, it is the substrate we move through. It does not choose us any more than it … [Read more…]
I for one reject death as an inevitable byproduct of life. If life is chemicals, death is subservient to them. Do not revel in fear, understand it and make it release its hold on you.
Lack of success is not merely failure, there is a special breed of failure that is much more sinister. Giving up without considering the benefits of success, as compared to the drawbacks of failure, is considerably disheartening. Always reconsider, remember that you do not wish to live a life of quiet desperation, yet whenever you … [Read more…]
There are two ways to look at the world: as if you’re held down, or as if you’re held up! I recommend the latter, for the universe is but an enabler of our mindset. If we view life as a wondrous journey, rather than an inescapable torment, surely that encourages our capabilities, strengthens our resolve … [Read more…]
While in the present we often try to make excuses not to do things. In the future though, we know we will want more responsibility. The key is to realize that every time you don’t push your responsibility envelope, you become more entrenched in inaction. Break the lazy cycle by saying yes to discomfort.
There is always more than one way to succeed. Humans’ enormous brains are easily capable of figuring out alternate strategies, but it’s a skill like anything else. What better way to improve than to try? Cease the negative cycle, everything is an opportunity if you can figure out how.
You can’t hit the ball unless you’re willing to strike out. The most important part of living seems to me to not be that we are great, but that we try in earnest to be the greatest we can. I don’t understand the idea of something being unreachable. If you have a dream, a burning … [Read more…]
Not every change is an improvement, but every improvement is a change. Every rut you create through action can cause failure to adapt quickly. Life is change, it is a journey. Decypher the patterns of progress and put them to use.