Growth is difficult. Mistakes happen, and negative emotions are going to occur. Inchworm is an eye-opening concept that illustrates the process of improving over time, and this concept has helped me improve my growth immensely. Check it out for yourself.
This Sunday at Ideas Developing Ideas I had the opportunity to sit down with a friend wise beyond his years, David O'Neil, and we talked about how the difference between dreamers and do'ers. Is your path pre-determined, or do you chose your own destiny? If you chose it, why do some people actually live it and others simply wonder?
Expectations based on previous results can cause us to slack off on current progress. 99% of people have the same issue holding them back from maintaining long term success.
There are those who seemed destined to succeed, and those who seem destined to fail. Our behaviour causes our results, but what causes our behaviour? Do we have the power of choice, or is our life pre-determined by our learned habitual behaviour?
A person with an average level of thinking floats through life accepting things "as is", never creating a vision for themselves because they fear the idea of change. Champions create a vision and work towards it because they know they power they have inside of their minds.
I am the enemy of myself. Going after my dreams has always been a vision of mine. Along the way I've run into a problem that plagues each and every single person who lives. The enemy of my dreams is me. I control the outcome of my dreams -- the failures and the successes.
The virus that infects your goals is procrastination. Learn how to end this self-destructive habit and internalize a progressive mindset -- bringing your dreams and aspirations that much closer to you.
You're looking at the chance to pursue your dreams. Standing in front of you is an opportunity you've been waiting for. Your thoughts become occupied with the things that could happen with this opportunity. The thoughts that you have cause inaction.
Social Dynamics says that you are a result of your environment. I had a conversation with a Lifestyle Enthusiast the other day, and he told me that everything in life comes down to a decision, the most beneficial decisions are the most painful.
While browsing a forum the other day I saw a question posted by a user asking how to avoid relapsing back into bad habits and losing all the progress he had made during his self-improvement journey. This is something I've dealt with for a long time. Here are my thoughts.