Do you really know what makes you happy and/or what will make you happy? Well, yesterday I came across one of Mark Manson’s post on Linkedin where he said and I quote “You are probably bad at knowing what makes you happy (or miserable).” I found that intriguing, because I had been thinking a lot […]
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Is having a successful and purposeful life for everyone or only for a chosen few? I’d give you the answer right away. No, it’s not for a chosen few. Everyone including you can live the life of their dreams. Use this list of 20 Personal Development Ideas and this FREE Personal Development Plan Template to […]
Do you know how to live your best life? Do you know what it takes?
Keep reading and I will show you 7 ways that you can start now to live your best life.
If you come around here often enough you will start to see a common thread in the things I write about and the things I’m passionate about. One of the things I am passionate about is the fact that I believe that everyone should live life with a sense of urgency, not the anxiety-inducing type of urgency, but one that allows you to appreciate everything that you have, and that allows you to live in the present, live your best life, and enjoy life as it is because you know that all you have is right now, and tomorrow is not guaranteed.
You Cannot Swim For New Horizons Until You Have Courage To Lose Sight Of The Shore
– William Faulkner
We have all been in situations when we know what should be done, what is the right thing to do, but we still don’t do it. Why? Because we are all risk averse by nature – we lack the courage to get away from the shore when swimming for new horizons.
Imagine if Christopher Columbus didn’t have the courage to lose sight of the Spanish shores in his search for a brave new world…
William Faulkner, the man behind this quote, was a true literary giant, although he stood only five feet, six inches tall. He was a very courageous man, never afraid to take great risks with his life and his career.
You never fail until you stop trying. — Albert Einstein I like this quote because it’s simple and straight to the point. Until you give up and stop, you haven’t reached the final outcome. It’s not over until it is over. Keep moving, don’t give up. Photocredit: Quotefancy.com
Are you trying to keep up with the Jones’s?
In a world where a lot of folks try to keep up with the joneses, it may be challenging to stop comparing yourself to others. I have found that the best way to live, and actually succeed, is to do just that.
Stop comparing yourself to others
Unhealthy comparisons and competitions produce a negative energy that is not healthy for a fulfilling and happy life. I mean there’s always going to be someone smarter, more good-looking, wealthier etc. than you are, so at what point do you get to stop comparing yourself to others.