The Many Chances At Success

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I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan

Throughout life, you will have many chances at success. The fact of the matter is that you can’t be successful unless you make attempts to become successful. True success will be different for everybody, it’s up to you to define what that is. Each blog post is an attempt to help someone who needs motivation to reach their goals.

As you can see Michael Jordan had a goal and plan to become the best basketball player ever. And he failed over and over until be became successful. There are no limits to what you can do. Although you may fail several times it’s vital to learn what doesn’t work as well.

Set enough goals and you will fail enough. Fail enough and you will discover what works for you. Once you discover what works, you can focus on that task until you are uber successful. 

Goals + Plans = Success

The key is to never quit and never let setbacks keep you back. Recover quickly from disappointments, it’s best to set new goals and plans to succeed. I have some new and exciting goals and plans that I can’t wait to execute. I’m ready to take this blog to the next level. 

Love Now or Forever Hold Your Peace!

How To Defeat Your Worst Enemy

You are your own worst enemy, don’t defeat yourself.

“You’re nothing, and not good enough to accomplish what you’re thinking of doing. Just play it safe and do what you’ve been doing. Nobody will like your new ideas or this change in behavior. Who do you think you are? Do you want people to laugh at you? Trust me, I know you, you wouldn’t like doing that” – You

Look into the mirror and look squarely into your eyes. Take a deep breath and say, “You will not defeat me”. You are your own worst enemy. There is nobody on this planet that you communicate with more than yourself. Don’t worry that doesn’t make you crazy, we all do it. But sometimes we put ourselves down and sometimes we sabotage our own chances at success. Try these few steps to keep your alter ego at bay.  Continue reading “How To Defeat Your Worst Enemy”

Before I…

Know what’s important to you and live.

Before I breathe, let me think

Before I walk, let me crawl

Before I excel, there will be struggle

Before I cry, I must be hurt

Before I win, I’ll probably fail

Before I rise, I will fall

Before I die, I must be born

Before I die, I promise to live

Live Now or Forever Hold My Peace…

You are the Seed for your Future

You are the seed of your future.

It’s dark and I can’t see…..

I feel like I’m surrounded by dirt…….

Every now and then I’m fed water and I get stronger………

I feel like there’s hope because I can feel the sunlight and it makes me grow…….

Just when I was about to give up I finally break free! Freedom, and fresh air, and now the sky is the limit……

Plants come from seeds. Each seed contains a tiny plant waiting for the right conditions to germinate, or start to grow. (mbgnet.net)

Continue reading “You are the Seed for your Future”

3 Places to Find Motivation When you Have None

When you’re feeling down and need motivation…

“Life is like a box of chocolate, you never know what you’re going to get. – Forest Gump

Sometimes we don’t know how we will react mentally to life’s many surprises. Sometimes it puts us in a good mood, and sometimes it puts us in a rotten mood. But then this interfere’s with the tasks that we need to do for today to achieve our goals, what do we do then? Here are 3 ways to find motivation when we are feeling down.  Continue reading “3 Places to Find Motivation When you Have None”

The Past is Not Your Future

A brighter future starts today!

We all have events in the past that have shaped who we are now. Some memories more painful than others. Some events more memorable than others. Even though the past has shaped who we are today, we are still in control of what our future will look like tomorrow by focusing on today. So if you’ve had terrible things happen to you, don’t let that hinder you from achieving your goals. Here are a few tips to help you do just that.

Warning this will not be easy. It takes time to really move on from your past if change is what you want in your life.

  1. Let Go of all Your Mistakes.

    This takes time but there is a way to let go off all the negative memories of your past. These memories are similar to bad tenants who have been evicted but are refusing to leave. You must take your strongest men and physically remove them from your mind. Write them down on a piece of paper, as if you are pouring them out of your mind. Now tear that paper to shreds and as you dispose of it, mentally, physically, and spiritually let go of those negative thoughts. (Sounds crazy but it works for some)

  2. Focus on Making Today Productive

    Focus on tackling as many things on your to-do-list. The more you check off, the more progress you will be making towards your goals. Focusing on the here and now is setting a strong foundation for the future. The title of this blog is, Live Now or Forever Hold Your Peace, to “live now” is to focus on today. Enjoy today, be grateful for another day on this planet where you are the creator of whatever you want. Go and create something wonderful.

  3. Learn From the Past

    There are lessons to be learned from your past. You can learn from bad and good moments. Write down the lessons that you have learned from these instances. Having a list of these lessons will help you to move on from your past. When new opportunities arrive, and they will, you will already be equipped with what not to do because of this list. Prepare today for the opportunities that you hope to have in the future by learning from the past.

Try these tips for putting the past where it belongs, the past, and living in the now so that you can truly enjoy the moment and have more control of your future. You already posses everything you need to achieve the things that you want. You just need to develop what you already have.

Live Now or Forever Hold Your Peace!

Losing to Winning Story

You can create your underdog story too.

I’ve been accumulating many skills in my field for this very moment. But at this very moment I am hanging by a thread and things don’t look good. Picture a fighter with a bruised face, swollen eyes, and blood streaming down his face. This is how I feel right now. I feel like giving up, begging my mind to throw in the towel, but it won’t.

During my lowest moment, I have a flashback. I think back to all the hard work that I’ve put in. I think about all the books and articles I’ve read. The pages of notes I’ve taken, and the hours of exercise that I’ve done. I think about my family and wife who are counting on me to win. My friends, and co-workers who have encouraged me, even if they didn’t know it. I think about my role models who have shown me that anything is possible. I think about all of these things, and then I snap.

Suddenly I’m the fighter who’s caught that second wind. No longer do I feel my opponents blows, but my opponent feels my counter punches. The tables have suddenly turned and I have the edge in this fight. I can hear my family, wife, friends and new friends cheering me on. I did not quit, I was losing but now I’m winning. All of my training and new skills have been triggered and I am a beast. I deliver the knockout punch and the fight is over. I am victorious.

You can be victorious too. Be the underdog of you’re life. When the odds are against you, keep fighting until you win. It’s not over, until you say it’s over.

Live Now or Forever Hold Your Peace!

 

6 Tips for Never Giving up on Your Goals

Never give up on your dreams!

Never give up on your goals, dreams, and aspirations. Stay strong, stay confident, and know that you have chosen the right path. The obstacles that come your way serve as a test as to how badly do you want to achieve that goal. Don’t let the obstacles win and take you off your path. Try these tips for never giving up. Continue reading “6 Tips for Never Giving up on Your Goals”

Winning Mentality

Short motivational paragraph.

Having a winning mentality begins with the hard work that you put in to achieve your goals. As you begin to “check off” your small goals, you start to gain momentum. Momentum builds your confidence which leads to a winning mentality. Use this winning mentality, no matter how many setbacks you may come across, to turn dreams into reality. It is possible, and you can do it.

Live Now or Forever Hold Your Peace!

Day _20 Play the Underdog Role Towards Your Goals

It’s not so bad to be the Underdog…

After watching the video below, I was inspired to write this post. Everybody likes a good underdog story because it gives you hope that it could be you. You were given a bad hand but you willed your way to victory. I love when people doubt me because it fuels me to not only prove them wrong, but to prove to myself that I can do it. Check it out… Continue reading “Day _20 Play the Underdog Role Towards Your Goals”