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Olympic Gold

9 Aug

Excellence is powerful. When we see someone do something incredibly well, we may be astounded and seriously impressed, and rightly so. Watching someone do something amazing like achieve an Olympic gold medal is inspirational and motivating. Mediocrity is simple to achieve. We can coast by doing the minimum required to get things done and work marginally around the edges to get through. We can have small, uninspiring lives filled with monotony and routine, or we can live them fully and reach further. We are capable of achieving anything and when we apply ourselves and push beyond what is customary to what is exceptional, we can reach amazing success and do things we only imagined possible. All our dreams, even the very difficult and complex ones, are possible, but before we can accomplish anything, we must believe in ourselves. If we doubt we’ll be able to reach the goal, chances are we won’t. But if we’re determined to get there, no matter how complicated or difficult the road gets, nothing can keep us from success. There is greatness in all of us but it’s up to us to recognize and apply it. We are the only ones who can take us to the gold. Every dream we desire is possible, and if we’re wiling to do what is necessary to reach them, we will succeed. The lives we want the most are there for us and we can reach any destination. By stepping forward and staying the course, we can go anywhere and do anything. It’s all there for us. We just need to decide.

There are endless things we can accomplish, and everyone dreams about the things they want the most. Maybe we want to earn more money, go on vacation, get a degree, or a million other things. We can think about what we want for as long as we like, but until we do something to get it, nothing will change. If we want something different, we have to do something different. Repeating the same patterns and behaviors will guarantee we stay exactly where we are. The world is huge and there are unlimited things we can accomplish and places we can go. Instead of standing still and watching it go by, we can step up and move toward the goals we most desire and make them ours.

Everyone is different and we never have to conform to anyone else’s ideas about how we should live or what we should do. We define our own personal success, not the world or those around us. We can choose the roads that will take us where we most want to go, and design our lives any way we choose. Every option is open and when we’re ready we can begin any journey we desire. Our happiness is our responsibility and by being true to who we are and what we really want, we can find great satisfaction and success.

Today if you’ve been skirting the edges of your dreams and waiting for something to change, decide what you want the most. Your life belongs to you alone, and you can do anything you desire. There is greatness and excellence in you, and every goal is possible. Take control and start your journey forward. You can have the life you desire and make your dreams reality. It’s all there for you. Step forward and claim it.

Endless

1 Jul

Our lives belong to us. When we’re young and in the care of our families, we are taught many different ideas about how things should go, what we should do, and how life operates. We may retain some of those ideas, and others we’ll change in favor of other options. Everyone has their own interpretations about how things should go and what is best. We can listen to every suggestion and then decide what we want. Getting the life we desire most is always possible, but it won’t just appear one day out of the blue. We must look at all the options for achieving it, make a plan and then work continually to make it ours. Life is unpredictable and once we begin, there will likely be problems that come up and complications that stand in our way. We might have to let our plans go for a time because of uncontrollable circumstances we can’t get around. Things may go awry, and we might take a wrong turn or fall down. If things get so complex we can’t move, or we have failed again and again to move forward, we may think our chance of success isn’t possible. It doesn’t matter how many times we get stopped, or how often the road ends before we reach the goal. There are endless chances to start again. We will never reach the last possible option. Change is constant, and what was blocked last year may be wide open and welcoming now. The only way to fail is to quit trying. If we continue on and try again, we will reach success. The road we’re on may get blocked, our current plans may not work, and we might have to turn around and regroup. But every success is possible and nothing can keep us from accomplishing anything we desire. There will always be another road, another choice and another chance for success. All we have to do is keep going. We are stronger and wiser than we think we are, and nothing can hold us in place. We can be sure and confident, and move forward until we reach the destination.

There are lots of people who continually come and go in and out of our lives. If we build close associations and friendships, we may share our dreams and goals with them. Some may be supportive and encouraging, and others may not. Some people are averse to change and may tell us the ideas we have are unwise, or unreachable. Perhaps they are comfortable with our relationship the way it is, and worry that if we move ahead with our plans, they may be left behind. The insecurities and doubts of others belong to them and have no bearing on our decisions. We can choose our way forward, and pursue anything we desire.

Some goals are hard to reach and involve a lot of work and effort. If we’ve been pushing forward for a long time and still the goal is far in the distance, we may tire and begin to believe it’s unreachable. We can achieve anything but we can’t achieve everything today. We can set the goal aside for now, and focus on something else until our situation changes. The destination will still be there, and when we’re ready to move forward again, we will reach it.

Today if you’ve stumbled again, and think the goal you desire is unattainable, trust yourself. You have already accomplished many things, and you will succeed again. Look at the road ahead and decide how you want to proceed. Plan your next move and step forward. Every single dream is waiting, and you will make them all yours.

Out of Steam

13 Jan

We often have a lot of things going on in our lives at the same time. Our families need our attention, our jobs require our time, we have daily responsibilities that can add up, our personal health demands our focus, and there are unexpected developments and complications that always arise. Sometimes it may feel like a juggling act keeping it all taken care of. We are incredibly capable and most of the time will be able to manage whatever is required. But life can get convoluted and difficult, and if there’s too much happening, we may get overwhelmed and exhausted. We don’t have unlimited energy and it’s possible to run out of steam before we get through. We’re in control of our lives and can stand still when we need to and take the time necessary to regroup and consider our next steps. Taking a moment to reflect on what we need to do will help us recharge, and then, we can start again. We have reserves deeper than we think, and can dig deep for the strength we need. We can trust we have sufficient power to do whatever is needed at any time. There is enough wisdom and courage within us to accomplish anything, no matter how complex or difficult the road ahead. We are stronger and wiser than we think we are, and nothing can hold us in place. Every goal is attainable and every destination is possible. We can discern what is needed, and accomplish any task before us. Every success is there for us, and we will prevail.

The world is filled with opportunity and possibilities. Every goal and dream are achievable, and we can design our lives any way we desire. Some things will be difficult to accomplish, but if we’re willing to do what’s required to achieve them, we can make our dreams come true. It’s easy and takes little effort to simply let life take us where it will, but letting our lives follow wherever the current road leads will never take us where we most want to go. We can step up and take charge of our direction, and decide what we want to gain. Our lives belong completely to us, and we can find true happiness and satisfaction by choosing the road ahead.

Our relationships are important and when they are healthy and strong, bring great satisfaction and happiness to our lives. All good relationships take effort to make them vibrant and positive. However, if we’re in a relationship that takes continued work with little reward, and there is constant stress, we may tire of the struggle. We never have to stay in any relationship that isn’t working. We can decide what’s best for us, and redirect our course. We deserve complete happiness, and can be confident enough to do what is needed to get it.

Today if you’ve been pushing hard toward a difficult goal and are tired of the struggle, take a moment to step back and look at all the options before you. You can continue forward if the goal is still important, or choose another road. You know where you want to go, and will make the best decision possible. Your life is yours to design, and you can reach every success. Be confident. You are strong and powerful, and nothing can hold you down.

One Bite

1 Oct

There are endless opportunities available to us all the time. We can look at all the options possible and then choose where we want to go and what we want to do. The beginning of a new quest brings refreshment and excitement as we look ahead at new destinations and what we will accomplish. Some goals are easy and don’t take a lot of time but others may be more complex, requiring us to devote many hours and lots of concentration in order to achieve them. When we have a long journey ahead of us we may be tempted to try to take some shortcuts to shave off a little of the time and effort necessary. That might work or we may find nothing but the long way forward will get us there. When we’re eager to get to the end, we may try to do more, or do it faster to move us ahead more expeditiously. Instead of taking it step by step, one bite at a time, we may attempt to take on the whole thing at once thinking it’ll speed things up. We can try anything, but that old saying of “haste makes waste” make come into play and work against us. Rushing ahead may help in some ways, but we may miss some important information and cues along the way. There is always much to be learned in every endeavor and if we’re patient and plan our steps ahead carefully, we can take advantage of everything we can gain from the experience. Taking it one bite at a time is often the best way to proceed. Unless there is some time constraint pressing us, we can move ahead at a pace that allows us to advance and still learn everything possible from the experience. Success is always there for us, and nothing can keep us from reaching any goal we desire. We have all the wisdom and courage we need to go anywhere and do anything. We can make our dreams come true and have the lives we desire.

Few things in life go as planned, and even fewer go exactly the way we want them to. Disappointments will come and getting angry and upset won’t help us process them. Life is filled with unexpected developments. There is always more going on than we can see or even imagine. When a roadblock appears and we can’t advance, there will always be a way around. There are many roads leading to every destination. If one doesn’t work, we can always start again from another perspective and find our way forward.

If we’ve been pushing forward toward a goal for a long time and don’t see any progress, it may be time to re-assess our actions. Perhaps we’re moving too quickly and missing important cues for the road ahead. Or we’re distracted by other things that take us off course and we are constantly having to regroup. Every goal is possible but we must focus and keep our eyes on the road if we want to succeed. We are capable of accomplishing anything we desire, and with determination we can reach any destination.

Today if you’ve been trying to do too much at once and are stalled in your progress, step back and look at everything clearly. Decide on the way forward and take it one bite at a time. You are amazing and powerful, and nothing is out of reach. Step forward with confidence and claim the prize. Everything is possible and you will succeed

Terminal

9 Jul

People make all kinds of decisions as they go through their lives. If the choices are inconsequential, chances are others won’t be impacted. But if they are serious, and far reaching, may cause heartburn and difficulty for those around them. We’re all more connected to each other than we may realize. If we choose something that affects not only our lives, but the lives of others, it may alter our relationships with them. We’re in control of our lives and can do anything we like, but if we only see ourselves as we move ahead, our decisions may cause problems for others. We aren’t responsible for anyone else’s life but our own, but every step we take and every decision we make will take us somewhere. If we do something that causes serious pain or harm to those around us, we may terminally break our connection with them. It’s difficult to stay involved with someone who brings trouble into our lives. It may take considerable effort and time to look at all the possibilities that may arise when making a big decision. If we don’t take the time we need to ensure we’re taking the best steps forward and instead jump to the easiest possible option, we may end up somewhere we never intended to go. Our relationships are important and the connections we build help us achieve our goals. Burning bridges behind us because we carelessly chose the easiest path ahead can only work against us. We are wise enough to choose well and can make excellent decisions. We can take our time, weigh all the options before us, and move forward with confidence, preserving the network we’ve built and ensuring the best outcomes. Every possibility is there for us and with patience and determination we can find the best road ahead.

Some people fly by the seat of their pants. They make snap decisions without taking time to see what may happen after the choice has been made. If they end up in a mess – which may often be the case – they may blame those around them or influences that they couldn’t control. We’re all responsible for every choice we make. There is no way to push accountability onto someone else. Every destination we desire is possible and we have everything we need to choose the best road forward.

There may be times when we must choose something that will hurt someone else. Sometimes there are no easy answers to the questions before us. If we evaluate all the options and choose the best possible scenario, we can manage any collateral damage that may occur. We can reach out and help those whose lives are impacted negatively, and help them work through any complications that arise. Life can be complex and sometimes things don’t come easily. But we are strong and capable, and can manage any situation we must.

Today if you’ve been hurt by someone else’s decision and can’t find the way forward, take the time you need to evaluate all the options possible. You can achieve anything you desire. There are many roads to every destination, and you can chart a new course. Nothing is beyond your reach. Every success is possible and you will prevail.