Great to see you achieve your 4 yr. Sparkversary. Since nearly all of the thousands who joined when you did have long since quit and gone back to their old ways, what you have accomplished is fantastic.
Make this a new start and set new goals to be all you can be.
A good book to read for confidence is "Feel the Fear and do it Anyway." Also, Paul McKenna has a wonderful book and CD on "I Can Make You Confident." He has clips on YouTube as well. 1812 days ago
Today I was talking about dreams with my son. He was having a dream he was naked at school. I told him that dreams can have meanings. We looked up his dream and then I looked up my dream. I have it often. I am running but can't run fast enough. My feet and arms are slow, like I'm in water. This was what the definition was...
Running: To dream that you are trying to run but cannot make your feet move as fast as you want them to, signifies lack of self-esteem and self-confidence. It may also reflect your actual state of REM paralysis during the dream state.
How about that...even my dreams lack self confidence and self esteem! 1867 days ago
The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life.
Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than failures, than successes, than what other people think or say or do. It is more important than appearance, giftedness or skill. It will make or break a company... a church... a home.
The remarkable thing is we have a choice every day regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. We cannot change our past... we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude... I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it.
And so it is with you... we are in charge of our attitudes. 1870 days ago
I loved this quote today: Most people approach changing their health habits from a position of "pain". They constantly nag themselves, berate themselves and expect nothing but perfection, no matter how much progress is made. Tools of the trade are guilt, doubt, shame and self-flogging. Instead of celebrating the 24 pounds they’ve lost, they see the six they still haven’t lost. Sound familiar? To people used to beating themselves up, it may seem like the best way to get motivated. But consider this: if you attempted to motivate an employee like that, how long do you think they’d stick around? How successful would they be?
Let’s do it differently this time. Try to approach your goals from a position of "possibilities" instead. Find ways to use regular rewards to pat yourself on the back and give a word of encouragement. I 2159 days ago