I think back to just a few years ago, when my life seemed to be empty professionally and personally, and think about how far I have come. I am no longer working my retail job which, at the time, seemed like a prison. I have married Evelina and we have moved into a new townhouse. Although my symptoms are tough to deal with right now, my neurologist believes the medical community is on the brink of terminating MS altogether! Life for me is as good as it has ever been.
And I don’t believe it is by happenstance.
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I understand the frustration of all you dreamers out there. Feeling you could do so much more and wondering why things just don’t seem to work out or why you don’t have a better job making more money. Or why you can’t seem to meet the right partner. Or why others have it better than you. Having lots of great ideas, but never quite seeing them through to fruition. Always, seemingly, throwing things against the proverbial wall, with nothing sticking. Having a vision, but lacking direction.
I can tell you from my experience that looking outward for your direction or vision or motivation is only going to keep you frustrated. You will always feel less-than.
My journey as a dreamer changed dramatically when I realized that a big part of being a person of action comes from inside. I was dreaming of doing great things and having all the cool stuff that came with success. The greatness was in me and I had to know that more than any wish, hope or belief. And once I knew I was capable, things changed.
I started to take baby steps to achieving my goals, to buying my freedom. The one thing that self-understanding and confidence can overcome is fear. As all doers can attest, fear creeps in at every step of the journey. When you develop a business plan, fear will be there. When you seek capital, fear will be there. When you plan for opening day, fear will be there. When you wake in the morning fear is there.
And it is fear that can be the greatest detractor to some and the grandest motivator to others. It says things like: “what if no one comes?”, “what if I fail?”, “what will others think?”, “what if I don’t meet projections?”, “what if I don’t make the team?”
Some listen and decide the risk is too much. Others say I am going to out work every human being on the planet; work an extra job at night if need be because I know I can do this!
If I could say one thing to my readers it would be, “you are capable of so much more than your current place in life.” If you identify with my posts I challenge you to pick one aspect of your life that needs attention and make a change in 2016. Get the ball of positive forward momentum rolling. You must take action to create a positive flow in your life!
Do not wait any longer, today is your day! If you don’t know how to change I advise you to research the internet for information relating to your situation. It is not as hard as you think…