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How To Design Your Own Future

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Keep your goal at the very forefront of your mind and be diligent about directing all your thoughts, focus, conversations, and actions in service of its success.”– Jen Sincero

Do not just talk about your future. If you want it to be different from what you have now, you must change what you are doing. Why is that? Because you have the power to shape your future. Yes, the future is unpredictable. But if you take what you are doing right now seriously, if you are doing what you are supposed to be doing, if you are meeting the right people, if you are challenging yourself, if you are questioning the status quo, then you can shape the direction of your future.

“The future cannot be predicted, but futures can be invented.”- Dennis Gabor

Yes, it is very difficult to predict the future. But if you know what you want for yourself, you will know what to do. You will know what not to do, what to avoid. Look, your future is in your own hands. If you want a better future, you must work for it. You must invent it. You must create it. Do it for you. Do not let people distract you from achieving your dreams. If you have a friend, or if you know people who are not for your dreams, let then go. Don’t let them hang around you. Do not let them drive your life. If you do, you will regret it. You will.

To live your life, you must own it. You must be your own driver. You must have the courage to think your own thoughts. You must be free to think for yourself, to think about your future. to think about what you are going to do to achieve your dreams, to love yourself, no matter what. According to John Galsworthy, “If you don’t think about the future, you cannot have one.” It is true. To have something, it must first accupy your mind. If you want something, think about it every day. If you don’t want something in your life, don’t think about it. Let it go. Do not worry about it. Do not let it dominate your mind.

“Your task is not to forsee the future, but to enable it.”- Antoine de Saint Exupery

And you can get rid of it if you are not afraid to dream big dreams. When it comes to your future, do not be afraid to dream big dreams. But to make them happen, you must do the work. Whether you like it or not, you must get your hands dirty. You must do the work. You must walk your talk. You must do what you say you are going to do. In the words of Richard Templar, “You are allowed to dream as high, as wide, as big, as extravagant, as impossible, as wacky, as silly, as bizarre, as unrealistically nonsensical as you want.” It is your future we are talking about here. You don’t know what you are going to meet. If you do not take the right risks, how are you going to get there? Do you even think you are going to get there? What do you think?

If you want to achieve your dreams, you must take calculated risks. If you want to be successful, you must meet the risks in your way. If you want to get ahead in your life, you must be comfortable taking the right risks. Do not be scared to dream. Dreams are free. But if you want your dream to come true, you must do the right things. You must follow your path. You must be comfortable with yourself. And you shouldn’t be scared of the unknown. Because the future is unknown. Whatever is unknown, is always scary. And that is why lots of people are stuck in their comfort zones.

Leave your comfort zone. It can’t help you. Believe in yourself. Do not let fear stuck you in your comfort zone. You need yourself to get what you want. You need your soul to get what you want. And you need to accept yourself as you are. Because if you are not yourself, you are not going to be able to achieve your goals.

Your goals are in your hands. If you want to bring them to light, you must start your life with what you have. Do not wait for the right time to take action. Start with what you have, then build on it. And remember that you are not going to be perfect. And accept that every day is not going to be the same for you. Whatever you have, take it, work with it. Do not wait for the right time to do your work. Do not wait for the right time to plan for your future. If you want your future to be better than what you have right now, you must start with who you are. When you do, you will have fun.

How To Focus On Your Own Growth

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Growth is the only evidence of life.”- John Henry Newman

“Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no higher investment.”- Stephen Covey

“Growth is just awareness of more and more.”- Elizabeth Goudge

“Growth for the sake of growth is a cancerous madness.”- Edward Abbey

If you want to grow, go where no one is going. If you want to grow in your life, go where you are scared to go. And do not be scared when you are faced with problems. When you are faced with a problem, face it with your heart. Because problems bring growth. In his book The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Practical Guide to the Fulfillment of Your Dreams, Deepak chopra writes, “You can look at every problem you have in your life as an opportunity for some greater benefit. You can stay alert to opportunities by being grounded in the wisdom of uncertainty. When your preparedness meets opportunity, the solution will spontaneously appear.” When you see a problem, learn from it. It is not going to destroy you. Instead, it will make you better. It will bring out the best in you.

“Life is a test. It is only a test.”- Richard Carlson

The only way to learn from a problem is to see it as a test. If not, you will not be able to attack it. According to Richard Carlson, “When you look at life and its many challenges- as a test, or series of tests, you begin to see each issue you face as an opportunity to grow, a chance to roll with the punches. If, on the other hand, you see each new issue you face as a serious battle that must be won in order to survive, you’re probably in for a very rocky journey.” When you face a problem, think about what you can learn from it. Do not focus on the stress. Instead of focusing on the stress, why not not focus on the process.

“Rather than struggling with your issue, see if there is something you can learn from it.”- Richard Carlson

If you want to grow, you must challenge yourself. You must have the courage to deal with your problems. Why is that? Because you are not going to grow without solving hard problems. Remember, the world is looking for courageous people to solve hard problems, not for weak people. Because it takes courage to win. If your courage is not big enough, you can develop it. And the right time to start is now.