To Keep Your Life Moving Forward, Now Is The Right Time To Act

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“If you’re waiting until you feel talented enough to make it, you’ll never make it.”- Criss Jami

“To keep life moving forward, hope for the best, take action, and be persistent.”- Debasish Mridha, MD

Happiness comes from your ability to take action. Unhappiness comes from your inability to take action. If you want to be happy, learn how to take action. If you want to be unhappy, learn how to procrastinate. You must act to make things happen for you. You know, if you don’t change yourself, your situation won’t change. Change starts with you, because you are in charge of your life.

Starting something of value is hard and scary. But if you have the courage to start something, your life will never be the same again. Once you have the courage to act, you must keep acting. It is easier to start something than it is to keep it going. Keeping it going is more important than starting it. If you can’t keep something going, why start it? And if you have the courage to start, to act, to change your life, don’t postpone it. The next day is busy, so do it now!

Whatever you have in mind that you want to do, start it before the fire is extinguished. Learn how to cook your food when the fire is really hot. Start your project before the enthusiasm fades away. You cannot achieve anything of value without enthusiasm. According to Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success. When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your personality. Be active, be energetic, be enthusiastic and faithful, and you will accomplish your object. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.”

Don’t look for a perfect place to start. Start where you are. Don’t look for new materials to start with, start with what you have.

Right now is the best time to start anything. Udai Yadla said, “When you wait for the right time, you’ll never know when it’s already too late.” So if you want to start something, start it today, not tomorrow.

How To Enjoy Doing Foolish Things

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“You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.”

Colette

Yes, we are going to do foolish things, but how are we going to enjoy doing foolish things? We can’t live without doing foolish things? Can you?

Let me ask you one important question. Where does creativity come from?

We want to be known as creative people, but not foolish people. Can you get to your creative genius without doing foolish things? No, you can’t. In order to be creative, you are going to mess up a lot. Because creativity comes from messing up. If you want to be creative in life, you must accept and enjoy doing foolish things.

Creativity comes from doing foolish things.”

Don’t be afraid to do foolish things. In other words, don’t be afraid to be creative. Creative people are foolish people. Having the courage to look foolish is what makes them great. When you do foolish things, be comfortable with them. They are the seeds of greatness. If you want to be great, do foolish things with passion.