Success isn’t a smooth, clear path.
It is a twisty, meandering path, full of obstacles and challenges.
Full of detours that look like the ‘short cut’ but which will simply delay you on your journey.
Those obstacles, challenges and detours are not to be feared though. Far from it.
They are your friends, even if they look like something the world considers bad.
Each of those obstacles and setbacks and failures are your GREATEST TEACHERS, giving you exactly what you need, teaching you exactly what you need to learn in order to progress to the next level in your life.
You cannot make the next level of your life a success UNTIL you’ve learnt those lessons, gained the experience and wisdom you REQUIRE, mastered the skills you need to master.
Then you are ready and prepared for the next level. Then the process repeats.
There is no magical time when ‘problems’ and challenges fall away. But nor (despite appearances) do you want them too.
Because each new...
Do you think that life is something that happens to you or BY YOU?
Do you disable yourself, DISEMPOWER YOURSELF, by telling yourself the lie that you are not ‘one of those people’ that success happens to?
Most people make themselves a victim of their circumstances.
They decide that their life is largely or fully predetermined at their birth by their circumstances, their talents, their looks, their intelligence etc
So they defeat themselves before they even start through their choices that align with that view.
They tell themselves another bullshit self limiting lie that keeps them playing small, weak and passive.
They ignore the clear and obvious truth that every successful person has been what most people would call at a ‘loser’ at some point in their lives, usually many times.
Show me a successful person and I will show you someone who has been defeated, lost, fallen down, made mistakes, failed (often spectacularly) and experienced incredible low...
There’s a very big difference between being what the world calls ‘selfish’ and not caring about others.
And not understanding this difference can destroy your self esteem.
Nearly everyone is taught that being selfish is wrong, plain and simple.
We are taught that sacrificing your happiness, your time, your dreams for others is the highest form of good.
But what if this is wrong?
What if the highest form of good comes from being ‘selfish’?
What if the greatest good you can do for others comes from allowing your light to shine, by giving the world the very best of you, by doing the things that fill you up instead of empty you out.
Have you ever considered how rarely you are able to give yourself, those you love and the wider world THE BEST OF YOU, instead of simply what you have left, because you haven’t taken the time, you haven’t been ‘selfish’ enough to ensure you are energised, fresh, well rested, emotionally, physically and...
If you’re overthinking, you’re underdoing – Unknown
Overthinking is a cancer that will kill your dream dead.
It will stop you from taking the steps you need to take in order to become who you want to be and to create the life you want to live.
Your ego (that negative, sabotaging voice in your head0 will tell you that you ‘aren’t safe’ to move forward until things are ‘certain’.
But certainty in life is a myth. It doesn’t exist no matter what anyone tells you.
When you search for certainty, what it really means is that you don’t yet trust that you can handle whatever happens.
That if things don’t turn out 100% as you have predetermined they should then that will be ‘bad’.
This is what creates analysis paralysis. That destructive thought pattern where you feel you need to think through every possible step and every possible outcome of every possible step before you move forward.
But we don’t control...
Who’s the person you see when you daydream about the greatest vision of the most incredible version of yourself?
What’s that person like?
How do they look in your mind, how do they think, how do they act, how do they move through life?
What life are they living?
Have they created the life they dream of living on their terms, according to their design?
Or have they settled, played small, operating within their comfort zone?
Well that vision you’ve just daydreamed about is the real you.
It is who you are not only able to be but it is who you are MEANT TO BE.
The only reason that you are not living as that person and creating that life RIGHT NOW is because you’ve been taught a series of limiting lies, a whole set of false ways of seeing yourself and your place in the world, a whole series of artificial constraints about who you should be, what you should do and how you should live.
Each one of these lies and pieces of bad programming that you took on board...