What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightlyAnonymous
This is not a new concept, that says, easy come easy go. It is a wisdom meaning successes that come easily could work against you especially when life hits you hard with a tough challenge, you will lack the mental toughness to overcome it.
This is not to mean that you should reject easy projects that bring easy successes and seek the hardest paths only. However, do not deliberately avoid difficult seasons. Do not be tempted to set your goals so low. Small wins are good soothes your spirit to keep moving but you are limiting your potential in that way.
My suggestion would be, and it is something I practice, over the long term, make sure that you always have at least one big, ambitious and demanding goal in life. This is where personal growth happens. Your persistence is tested and your Faith matured. So, find a balance, challenge yourself to something bigger.
Listen to what you are saying to yourself. Challenge your self-talk. Is there Evidence? Change your self-talk – is it is not empowering you? Make a list of positive things about yourself. Continue reading Day 257: Ways To Talk Yourself Up.
I write to inspire, to provoke and to share ideas that would help you remain or become effective. I talk about my struggles, which actually are the reason behind my writing. I want every person who read what I share … Continue reading Day 256: Why Thinking You’re Infallible Is Unproductive.
Every time you are going through a transition or a challenge, making small decisions matter a lot. For example, using a skipping rope to initiate a healthy lifestyle (like I am doing) make no sense as it is not going … Continue reading Day 255: How A Small Yes Can Bring You A Big Yes.