Thursday, October 13, 2011

Seven Ways to Beat Life's Obstacles

Does every day feel like you're climbing a huge rock face?

Not sure how or if you'll ever achieve your life's ambitions?

Maybe you need to apply a different way of thinking ...

Life may feel like a vertical climb right now but your goals are there - right in front of you - and the steepness of the climb depends upon how steep YOU THINK the climb will be.

So, if the going is tough, do the following:

1# Take time out. When you're working hard on achieving your goals, you can quickly become emotionally, mentally and physically drained. Taking time out allows you to re-energize. You'll return to your goal with renewed vitality and a fresh perspective.

2# Be mindful of where you are right now and how much you've already achieved. You are on a journey. Sometimes, that journey gets bumpy. Just remind yourself of why you've chosen this path and what it is you wish to achieve. Keep your goals in focus!

3# Assess whether your goals have changed. Sometimes, we can start off on a path and find that we no longer want what we set out to achieve. Remember, you create your reality. It's okay to change your mind and do something different if your original goal no longer serves you.

4# Are you sabotaging your goals? Watch your self-talk. Stay positive! Your goals are achievable and become doable when you maintain a positive state of mind. Use affirmation sessions to create exactly what you want.

5# Be around positive, motivating people to gain the inspiration and feel-good vibes needed to move beyond any challenges you're facing today.

6# Laugh! Yes, laugh at the craziness of the situation or challenges you're facing. It'll help release those feel-good hormones and put you in the right frame of mind to deal with whatever life throws at you.

7# Remind yourself that YOU CAN achieve your goal and that YOU CAN overcome the obstacles in your way. You have all the resources needed to do this. Trust in yourself.

Today is the day you can overcome those obstacles you think are holding you back. It all starts with you and your thoughts. Be mindful and make your goals reality.

Today's quote:

"I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition." - Martha Washington

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