Acting on Survival Instead of Impulse

Sometimes the hardest part of the journey is believing you’re worthy of the trip.”
― Glenn Beck

I’ve often heard motivational speakers and many life coach speak about their ‘low’ points as their turning point for success. They speak as if you HAVE hit rock bottom to realize your potential. We’ve all heard that tea bag proverb, where you really don’t know how strong you are, until you’re in hot water! Well I don’t fully agree with this, I think you have to be in hot water to reach your FULL potential until. And you don’t have to hit that low point to become successful, though it does help because when you have nothing to lose you tend to risk it all. You act on survival instead of impulse.

When you’re on top you feel that you have the world at you feet, of course you want to maintain that but your mind has hit its peak so you’re just working to maintain that balance at the top. A man on the street selling coconuts, his mind is always thirsty for more, more ways to sell his coconuts to make more money, more ways to better his conditions, he aspires to do more to have more. The man who is living in his Penthouse has a different thirst, his is that of luxury, style and maintaining his status. This is why there are many successful business persons and companies out there seeking fresh minds to bring them new ideas.

Whether you’ve hit your low or you’re riding that high. It’s not the lack of things that hinders success, or prevents you from maintaining that success. It’s the lack of awareness that prevents you from striving for something greater or holding on to that greatness once you’ve achieved it. The lack of awareness of our own worth; the lacking of self-worth and not knowing, feeling, and understanding that the ‘low’ allows your mind to open to new and better possibilities. Instead of just living the basic, you feed that thirst for something better, thus gaining momentum to better your conditions, enrich your live and become a success in whatever you do.


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Today’s Inspiration

Today’s Inspiration

Today’s Inspiration

Today’s Inspiration

Today’s Inspiration

Remember Your Greatness

Before you were born,
And were still too tiny for
The human eye to see,
You won the race for life
From among 250 million competitors.
And yet,
How fast you have forgotten
Your strength,
When your very existence
Is proof of your greatness.
You were born a winner,
A warrior,
One who defied the odds
By surviving the most gruesome
Battle of them all.
And now that you are a giant,
Why do you even doubt victory
Against smaller numbers,
And wider margins?
The only walls that exist,
Are those you have placed in your mind.
And whatever obstacles you conceive,
Exist only because you have forgotten
What you have already

Poetry by Suzy Kassem

Believe You Are Gifted

We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.

Marie Curie

The Pursuit of Gratitude!

Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.
― Roy T. Bennett

Everybody wants to be happy, but happiness doesn’t come without gratitude, but it’s also impossible to be happy every day because there are so many painful and stressful moments in our lives which makes happiness so out of reach,  most days it’s hard to find or even begin to pursue gratitude because there seems to be nothing to be grateful for.

How can one find happiness when a friend or someone close to you totally flips the script and turns on you?

How can you be happy when you feel like your whole life is falling apart?

How can one find happiness when so many people around you are passing on?

Where is the joy in living one day to the next when you’re uncertain of where to put your foot next? 

Where is the joy in living a life that feels like you have absolutely no purpose?

Where is the joy in being so overwhelmed you feel so out of touch with everyone around you?

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