Finding Motivation in Life

Finding motivation in life is a personal journey that often involves self-reflection, setting goals, and cultivating positive habits. Here are some tips to help you discover and maintain motivation:

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What Success Looks Like

Success is a deeply personal and subjective concept, as it varies from person to person based on individual values, goals, and aspirations. Here are some common elements that people often associate with success:

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What is personal development and why it is important?

It’s obviously not as simple as it seems. Everyone is unique. It means that everyone’s understanding of personal development will differ. What does it represent, though, genuinely?

Self-improvement involves meditation and self-improvement strategies. Your self-awareness, self-esteem, abilities, and aspirations are all increased through personal development.
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Your Way to Success

Success is a subjective and multifaceted concept, and the path to success can vary greatly depending on individual goals and aspirations. However, there are some general principles and strategies that many successful people have found beneficial. Here are some key principles that can contribute to your way to success:
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Discover Your Life’s Mission

In the grand tapestry of life, each of us possesses a unique thread, a purpose that weaves through our existence. This purpose, often referred to as a life mission, is the guiding force that gives our actions meaning and direction. Yet, uncovering this mission can be a profound and transformative journey. In this blog post, we’ll embark on a voyage of self-discovery to help you illuminate your life’s mission and align your actions with your true purpose.

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Washing Machines, Dryers and Relationships

Washing machines help us clean dirty clothes.  Some of the clothes come out perfectly clean.  Others may still have the remnants of a stain that is now barely visible.  And then there are some clothes where the machine, no matter how you well it cleans, cannot remove the stain.  The stain remains visible to where you will decide to discard that piece of clothing.

Washing machines are also a great metaphor for relationships.  All of us are imperfect.  We have dirt and stains that need to be cleaned up.  As with washing clothes, our relationships need repeated washings to keep them looking good to where they can perform as we need them to.  In my personal business coaching practice in The Woodlands business and personal relationships are very often dominate over the topics of sales, operations and profitability.

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Slow Down to Speed Up

There is a song by musical group Alabama.  Its title is “I’m in a Hurry to Get Things Done”.  The song begins with the following:

I’m in a hurry to get things done
Oh, I rush and rush until life’s no fun
All I really gotta do is live and die
Even I’m in a hurry and don’t know why.

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Improve Your Relationship With Yourself

Holding on to what you cannot change is like wrestling with your shadow. It makes for a frustrating relationship with yourself. The shadow is visible, but you will be continually frustrated and unhappy because you cannot control or change it.

In your business and personal world, you must know when you are wrestling with your shadow. Your shadow is all the things you cannot control.

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The Relational Elevator

Self-improvement is your own personal elevator. As you rise to the top you will have to let some people off. When you focus on self-improvement you are always in transition. As you rise, you must let go of those relationships that no longer serve you and the new person you are becoming.

If you don’t, you will end up feeling stuck which eventually robs you of energy and happiness.  Look at your relationships.  Ask yourself, “Who do they have me becoming?”  And then ask yourself, “Is this acceptable?”

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What Restores Reason?

All of us use our reasoning abilities to justify what we think and what we do.  We use our reasoning to solve problems and to embrace opportunities.  We use our reasoning in hundreds of areas.

Yet, when we are in relationships and we give our reasons for doing something and the other party questions or disagrees with our reasoning, things can become very heated.

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