What does every successful person have in common? They all think “BIG.”
The size of your thinking will determine your success. Open your mind to see this truth now, or don’t, and continue living the life you have at this moment. If you don’t like your job and want more from your life then REALLY open your mind to this idea. You will watch your life prosper as you begin a journey to the life you dream of.
I’m sure you’ve heard that faith can move a mountain; that if you believe you can move a mountain you will! This is true, but it is claptrap to think you can make a mountain move just by saying “Mountain move!” That is impossible; people who think this way are confused with wishful thinking. You can’t wish yourself into anything, but when you believe you can truly do something BIG, and I KNOW you can, the how-to-do it develops. When you believe you’ll succeed you will begin to observe the best. You will study how successful people approach problems and make decisions. Belief is an essential element to success!!
Disbelief is a negative power. When the mind disbelieves or doubts, the mind attracts “reasons” to support the disbelief*** When this thought first crossed my mind I instantly saw how I was already applying this to my life, so it made me reexamine my life. Think doubt and fail. Think victory and succeed. BELIEVE, and watch your life expand tremendously.
Do you have a lack of motivation? Are you bored often? Here are a few tips you can use to get your fire burning again! Begin to live life passionately.
First, organize your life so you don’t constantly need motivation. If work is a constant battle, perhaps it’s time to start thinking about a new job. We all have to do things we don’t want to do, but if your job and/or life has become a chronic source of dull chores, you’ve got a big problem that needs fixing.
So do something you’re passionate for! When you do things you are passionate for, you will get into a state of “flow.” Flow is the state where your mind is completely focused on the task at hand. While there are many factors that go into this state, having the right challenges is a big part. Set challenges for yourself that fall between boredom and a maddening frustration.
BUT, passion and flow can fail, and when they do, try these:
- Go back to your “why.” Figure out why you’re working on the task at hand. Is it for money? Do you want freedom? Do you want to give? Figuring out why you do something will motivate you!
- Plan to work for 5 minutes. When you sit down to work for 5 minutes, you are more likely to kick-start a longer period of work! And if you end up only working for 5 minutes at least you got something done!
- Find out what the next step is. What is the thing you know you need to do to complete your task? Focus on that! It’s okay to think ahead, but don’t focus too much on the big picture; break it down into smaller tasks and start there!
- Develop a mantra; a few statements that focus your mind and motivate you. I have recently been doing this and it has helped beyond belief! Tell yourself statements like “Do it now!” Or make a jingle in your mind, “I’m going for a run, I’m going for a run. I feel strong, relaxed and confident, I’m going for a run!” There are all sorts of jingles and mantras you can do. Make sure it’s personalized to fit you!
Overall, start working more on what you love to do. Take time to do things you are passionate about. You WILL have to do some work that is very difficult, but continue to do what you love as a side job. Once you start getting paid for what you love you can do it full-time!
Here we are. Join me on this journey of living life to the fullest. My name is Ken Thompson and I will be posting a wide range of content: Motivation, tips and tricks of the most successful, book reviews, traveling stories, and much more.
I hope to add value to your life and give you knowledge on how to live to your fullest potential! But remember, knowledge is only potential power, EXECUTION is the real power.