“Let all your efforts be directed to something, let it keep that end in view. It’s not activity that disturbs people, but false conceptions of things that drive them mad.” -Seneca, On Tranquility of Mind, 12.5
You’re suited up ready for action, ready to level up. You can see your target it’s locked in. You charge towards it, Boom It was an ambush and now there is no way out.
When motivation is high, when we’re ready to level up and our emotions are high, we need to steady ourselves, go back to the war room and check the battle plan.
Continue reading “Plan all the way to the end”
It is an option
At some point we need to admit that it’s simply just not working
And we need to move on
It is an option
Don’t let Instagram fool you
Those influencers with their shitty quotes
Not everything works out
Life is not a movie
Giving up allows you to move on
Move on to somthing that might work out
Somthing life changing
But first you need to let go
One you have tried every avenue, every possible scenario
Then you can give up
Just know it is an option
And failure is part of life
Failure leads the way
Failure is a prerequisite to succsess
Rely On Your Own Strength Instead Of Somebody Else’s Compassion!
When I first started out in personal training
THere was a salesman working at the gym for a while
and he bought an influx of sales in and with that he would bring in
new leads to the Personal trainers as well
I was on great terms with him so he bought me a good deal of those leads to me.
Then he left
And my diary became progressively quieter
I eventually went broke and left
YOu can read about it here >> How I went Broke
I relied on someone else to bring me business
Instead of developing my own strengths and using that.
In life we need to rely on ourselves
Everything else is out of our control.
The same man can play Craven in the morning and hero in the afternoon
– Last of the Amazons
It can be turned around as fast as that
Just one thought, just one action, just one stroke of luck
And your whole life could change
When you think that you have been defeated and there is no hope left.
Just remember that there is
In golf, player has time to think. …And we all know what happens when we have time to think.
I was going to go on a hike the other day and wanted to try somewhere new
So I opened a hiking app and started looking for somwhere to go
After sifting through loads I started looking at the parking situation for these hikes
Anyway long story short I over thought the parking situation and ended up not going
When we think as Steven Pressfield points out in the game of golf it can cause us to buckle under the pressure of our own mind
Sometimes we have to just act without thinking
However that being said I did go for a hike yesterday without thinking drove and hour and half to get there and there was no parking other than a car park that only took cash so I had to drive all the way home as I had none on me
So sometimes its okey to think a little and plan ahead but the end result is we must act