Discipline is not an attitude, but rather it is a momentum. You can rarely, "Just do it," unless you've already built up the capacity. You're capable of doing anything within the inertia you've already generated.
Mistakes and Failures
It’s not possible to live life without failing
somewhere along the line.
Remember that it took Thomas Edison 10,000
failures before he created the light bulb.
That’s what I call persistence.
We come into this world with few skills and
little knowledge and learn by trial and error.
We try, we fail, and we adjust and try again and
so on until we reach, or at least come close to
the desired objective. This is the way a baby
learns to crawl and walk, how a child learns to
ride a bike or fly a kite.
Your own success depends on how you view your
mistakes and failures. No one would consider a
baby’s unsuccessful attempt to stand or walk a
failure yet we are quick to judge our own
How to Increase Resilience in Order to Comeback
From Life's Difficulties
The ones that have come back from any situation
were always people of action. They had a
determination and created a plan to see what
they could do. These type of people existed all
throughout history. They came from every
socioeconomic group. And then they just did it.
And so can you.
There are ways that you can do that will enable
you to deal with life's difficulties and make a
strong comeback. Here are a few.
How do I know if I have Hurry Sickness?
hurrier I go, the behinder I get!" Ever have that overwhelming
feeling of hopelessness? You go into work earlier, determined to
get caught up, only to get hit with a deluge of crises,
interruptions, and new projects. By the end of the day, you've
worked as hard as humanly possible. Yet you marked nothing off
your list while you added six big new responsibilities.
familiar? Then you aren't alone because most people are
experiencing the influence of downsizing, the acceleration
brought about by new technology and the pressure to get more
done in less time with fewer people and fewer dollars.
Hurry Sickness is more than just feeling rushed and wanting to
get off the "worry-go-round" of daily obligations, the corporate
rat race, or relief from pressure cooker lives.
Practise Being like a child.
Remember the master teacher once
said 2000 years ago, "Unless you can become like little
children, your chances are zero; you haven't got a
A major consideration for adults.
Be like children and remember there are four ways to be
more like a child no matter how old you get…
No doubt you've heard sayings about happiness and
the power of positive thinking. For instance, "when life gives
you lemons, make lemonade" and "some pursue happiness, others
create it." Turns out that optimism truly is a powerful force.
And, regardless of your circumstances or personal setbacks, you
can choose to approach life with a sunny outlook, transforming
negative thoughts into positive ones and increasing your chances
Still not convinced? Here are five findings that
prove the power of positivity.
Understand the Power of Now:
3 simple steps to embrace the moment
If you've taken a yoga class you might have been
asked to "stay present." What on earth does that mean, you
wonder. If you're here, aren't you "present"?
Spiritual teacher Eckhart Tolle, in his now-classic, bestselling
Power of Now, attempts to break it down for us. He suggests
that being fully present, or living with joy, means to be
absorbed in this very moment - without thoughts rattling around
in our heads. Tolle says we exist in our purest state beneath
the frantic chatter of the conscious, ego-driven mind.
you've ever been in an emergency where you felt supercharged,
and responded instantly with a startling clarity of action -
you've entered the state that Tolle believes is our natural mode
of being. But how do you stop the chatter in your head that
blocks this pure state of mind? With so much to do and think
about all the time, we need to learn to quiet the compulsive
thinking of the mind.
Below are three simple steps to help you get in touch with your
natural state of mind - without the chatter. In other words,
it's how you tap intoThe
Power of Now.
Swing Till You Hit
I’m going to tell you something my Uncle Mike once told me.
If you want to know who’s responsible for most of your problems, take a good
long look in the mirror.
If you could kick the person most responsible for
your problems, you probably wouldn’t be able to sit down for a month.
Painful, in my case, but true – and a lesson I have to relearn from time to
Sometimes the best thing we can do is get out of our own way. We need to
stop looking only at where we are and start looking at where we can be.
Here’s a perfect example …
The little guy was having a tough time.
How to bring yourself out
of a slump.
Four steps to getting the results you
want in business--and in life
Changing our behaviour to
achieve better results is the most important
challenge we face in trying to compete in this
chaotic world. Maybe you're in a slump or know
deep down that you've accepted an average
performance when a great one is possible. When
you're ready to change--to increase your sales,
to take some calculated risks, to improve any
and all aspects of your life--you may not know
how to begin. What can you do differently to
create more positive results in your work and
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