“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” ~Michael Jordan
If you really want great things in your life to happen, you have to anticipate them. You can’t sit and hope that somebody else is going to drop it in your lap; you have to make your own happiness, fortunes, reality, and not think that your destiny is tied to the actions and choices of others.
Making things happen means identify what’s most important, and get rid of the rest:
Leave space between everything on your to-do list – Fill every minute of your day with action. The time between the things you do is just as important as the things you are actually doing. Remember, your overarching goal is living a life uncluttered by most of the things people fill their lives with, leaving you with space for what’s truly important. A life that isn’t constant busyness, rushing and stress, but instead mindful contemplation, creation, and connection with people and projects that bring meaning into your life.
Disconnect from the drama – When your day gets stressful and the people around you aren’t feeding your spirit, keep in mind that the battle you’re going through is not fueled by the things other people do; but by your mind because that is what gives those things importance. Even if you have a good reason to be angry and resentful, don’t. Channel that energy into thoughts and actions that actually benefit your life.
Reflect on the goodness – One of the reasons life becomes complicated is because we become ungrateful. We lose the enthusiasm and drive! We all know how fragile motivation is, motivation comes when everything is going right; we can do 1000 right things, but one wrong thing shatters the glass ceiling and motivation is lost.
©Etta D. Richards