I read regularly and in my opinion, reading has been MY “slight edge”. It gives me insights and knowledge I was never before aware of. I read materials I am fascinated with and actually find delight in. I know most people cringe at the notion of reading, but I believe it’s mostly because they were FORCED to read subject matter they had NO interest in.
To keep me continuously passionate about reading, I found authors who have a writing style I can relate to. Lets be honest, some “personal development” books read like textbooks and that’s just not appealing to me; it’s boring. If you are having a tough time finding reading fun, I recommend you start off with magazines of your choosing. Read a few articles that appeal to you. If you like what you read, do some research on the author and seek out more of their publications.
My intention was not to make this about reading, but I feel so strongly about the importance of reading, I felt obliged to share. Anyway, I was reading one of my favorite authors Rhonda Byrne and her book, “The Magic” when SHE HIT ME with an absolutely fascinating question.
The topic was on making all your wishes come true and she was specifically talking about visualizing your success. And in this chapter, she gives the reader visualization exercises. One of the exerises was to ask yourself specific questions and answer them to generate the FEELING of your success.
I hope that was not too confusing.
So then SHE HIT ME with the question,
“What emotions did you feel when you received your desire?” (The Magic, pg. 127)
Now that may seem like a basic question at first glance, but its power can be the difference between success and failure! Yes, I feel that strongly about this simple question. You have to have a burning desire to attain whatever it is you want in life. To get a “burning desire”, you have to have STRONG FEELINGS towards that desire.
Some people cannot even picture themselves getting through the day, let alone achieving a childhood dream. BUT…for those of us who believe, this simple practice of FEELING, can change EVERYTHING for you! I know it’s hard to “feel success” if you are suffering or currently facing difficulties, but you HAVE to build on your faith and truly BELIEVE in yourself.
Belief is KEY to FEELING you can achieve your goal. This simple exercise in asking yourself how you FEEL when you visualize yourself achieving your goal is quite literally THE SECRET to getting whatever you want in life. I am not going to get into the specifics or why I feel so strongly about it, just know that it WORKS!
GO out there and read up on this stuff. I promise you, the information will blow your mind away. It will lead you to the conclusion that ALL this time, you actually have been closer to achieving your goals than you thought. Again, I do not want this to be about quantum physics or the law of attraction, but this stuff works and I am DARING you to give it a try; plus, there are experts out there who can explain this stuff much more eloquently than I can.
With this being my first post of 2016, I want to thank you and welcome you! I appreciate you more than you know! Lets make 2016 our most prosperous (in health, wealth, relationships, knowledge, spirituality) year yet!
To Your Massive Success,
As we enter 2016, I wanted to put something together that I learned in 2015. It was something I already knew, but this years results, BLEW MY MIND!
Since this will be the LAST blog post for 2015, I wanted to give you something REAL value. Something that will set you up for success in 2016.
There are SO many “keys” people contribute to success to that it has now clear to everyone that the road to success is an individual journey. Everyone will have different experiences and apply their own “keys” in life to attain victory.
I have notebooks jammed packed with “The Key To Success” written at the top of the optimistic pages in my attempt to quench my hunger for “the truth”. Some of these “keys” do work and others are missing information and generally misleading.
I wanted to give you something that WILL WORK no matter the path to success you take. There is a LOT of junk out there spreading confusion to audiences worldwide. It’s bad for the people and I want to change that once and for all!
Ultimately, you have to understand that this is YOUR journey and there will be none like it. You may be able to relate to folks and apply pointer’s from them, but the truth is, you will have to figure it out yourself. What works for you, may not work for me. Even if someone were to give you a step by step playbook, there will ALWAYS be a variable in the equation. YOU.
You are unique in every way, including your journey to the top. Knowing yourself is extremely critical to your success. Capitalizing on your strengths and working on your weaknesses, you will face situations only YOU can solve.
Now that I have made that clear, I want to share “the secret sauce”. What I love about “the secret sauce” is that EVERYONE has access to it at absolutely NO COST! In fact, you CREATE “the secret sauce” yourself. This is what I love most about it. It’s available for ANYONE who makes a serious decision to use it and change their lives FOREVER!
So, what is “the secret sauce”?
That’s it! The secret sauce is momentum.
Momentum is an extremely POWERFUL tool the most successful people in the world use to achieve RAPID RESULTS. It carries with it a weight that cannot even be measured.
Momentum comes with a forceful influx of energy. This energy can be used in various ways, but it’s important the majority of it be used in actions that will either maintain or progress the momentum.
Maintaining momentum actually takes LESS effort than getting it started. Getting things started can be a rough time, but the rewards are well worth the efforts. It can be absolutely tiring, but once certain things are in place, momentum will assist you in the efforts. This is why I call it “The Secret Sauce”!
Why not have help along the way?
Things can get exhausting, but having momentum will allow you BRIEF resting periods without losing much of your pace. These resting periods cannot be TOO LONG or momentum will eventually come to a halt.
How do you get momentum?
It’s ONE day at a time. Simply conquer today and do EVERYTHING you can to attain your goals. Push the limits each and everyday. Do it for a full-week. From there, do it for two full-weeks. We are creatures of habits and if you could JUST tap into this powerful source, momentum will pick up & results will begin pouring in! After your third week, you will begin seeing momentum tag along with habits.
The special thing about momentum is that I can promise you, you will feel completely MOTIVATED to do MORE; to take more action. It’s exciting because once you get enough momentum, even your “not so productive” days will seem as though so much is being accomplished.
The funny thing about momentum is that it is addicting. You do NOT want to let the momentum slow down or peter out. Once it starts going, keep it alive as long as possible! You will accomplish so much in such little time, it will amaze you.
This secret sauce will add to the motivation factor, yielding results that will blow your mind in 2016! Go out there and begin to create momentum in your life, as it will make a world of differences in your results.
THANK YOU for ALL of your love & support in 2015! I wanted to end on a strong note and this post is an piece that did not make the final cut of my book, The Motivation Files (which is to be released in a few days).
Lets make 2016 BIGGER & BETTER than ANY year prior!
To Your Massive Success,
Have you ever had a dream that you woke up from and thought it was reality? Or maybe woke up and closed your eyes again to try and continue the amazing dream? haha
I have and it happened to me last night. I woke up startled by my alarm and fumbled my phone to turn it off in complete confusion. I didn’t know what in the world was going on. All I knew was that one minute I was experiencing an amazing dream and the next I am up in panic from my obnoxious alarm tone.
I looked around and got completely grounded as I realized I was in my own bed and I was just having a dream. Then I began to think about the dream and how amazing it was. It was almost like remnants of the dream were flashing in my mind. I smiled because the dream I had was absolutely priceless.
I looked at my phone again to check the time and figured 15 more minutes wouldn’t hurt the schedule. So I threw myself back in excitement and closed my eyes. I was desperately trying to piece together the remnants, but it was almost impossible and the feeling wasn’t the same. I jump out of bed, a little frustrated, but still with a smile on my face.
“wow…could you imagine…that would be crazy” I think to myself brushing my teeth.
Now before I move on any further, I want you to know that my dream was NOTHING in comparison to Martin Luther King’s dream. I don’t want to set up a false expectation here. haha!
It was something special to ME and very close to my heart.
I had a dream about living out my dream. WOW, how’s that for confusion? I was dreaming my GOAL manifested…that’s better.
I was standing behind “me” looking at the whole thing unfold. Almost like a really cool camera angel you see in highlight films.
I was wearing a black dress shirt that was draped with a purple velvet sport coat (black velvet elbow pads). I had on black slacks and topped the outfit with black loafers. The buckle on the loafers matched the buckle on my belt, but I could really make out what it was.
I was standing on this beautifully decorated, sleek, high-end stage with huge beaming lights aimed at me. Right off the stage was thousands of people (with all kinds of backgrounds) in the stands attentively listening to my speech. Some were taking notes, some were sitting and some were standing. There were a few people jumping (or making some kind of movement like that) and I saw a sea of clenched fists in the air followed by an aggressive grunted “YEAH!!!”
I hear one guy get up and just busted out with a “WOOOOOO!!!”
It was intense to say the least.
I was speaking motivating and inspiring words. It appeared to be a message these people were waiting to hear their whole lives. I couldn’t make out exactly what was being said, but the crowd was feeding off every single word.
In complete slow motion, a bead of sweat drips down the right side of my face, I rotate my body towards the wall/curtain behind me and point my left index finger to what may have been a white board of some sort. I noticed the veins bursting out of my hand and neck as I made, what apparently was an amazingly profound statement.
The crowd unanimously jumps to their feet with a rush of energy and the entire auditorium/stadium surges into the most powerful uproar! It was absolute electric in that place…
“BAAAAMMMP BAAAAMMMP BAAAAMMMP BAAAAMMMP!!!”
The sound of my alarm completely interrupts my glorious moment. I was devastated…I wanted to know what happened next so bad. But the truth was, I was dreaming…
Being involved in the personal development/self-help arena for so long, I have been dreaming about having my own seminar for years now. And here I was living out that dream in the most intense way.
After I woke up from what seemed like a movie, all I could wonder was what happened next…
I guess the only way to know how the story ends is to make it a REALITY! I will definitely make that happen before I leave earth!
So let me know, have you ever experienced such an intense dream, it felt like real life???
I hope we can make these dreams into our reality together!
To Your Massive Success,
There have been so many obstacles that I have been confronted with this year in the pursuit of my dreams. I cannot even make up half the stuff that occurred, but some of the things are ridiculous. I do believe they were a test to see how bad I wanted to accomplish my goals.
We are ALL bombarded with random things that have us whispering “what in the world?!?” under our breath a bunch of times throughout the day. The operation of a single day is so complicated, but what ACTUALLY happens to us is simply relative to how we react to it.
I have come to the STRONG belief that life is simply whatever our opinion of it is…which kind of explains nothing…
Are we dealing with some complicated stuff here? Who knows!?!?
I mean, I have seen people with complete OPPOSITE views on life accomplish GREAT things, but they all had ONE thing in common…
Whatever it was they were pursuing, they wanted to achieve it more than anything. You see there has to be an imbalance when attaining your goals. You have to “sacrifice” other things and solely focus on your dreams if you plan to manifest them as fast as possible.
You have to want to do WHATEVER it takes!
For me, I have sacrificed all kinds of things to manifest my goals. Simply because my goals were MORE important (at the time) than the things I “Sacrificed”.
Attaining your dream life is not going to be easy…
This isn’t some “walk in the park” kind of deal. You are going to have to put in the WORK. And I don’t mind how harsh that sounds as it will only offend the weak.
Do whatever it takes!!!
I am not kidding here. To become the BEST version of yourself and attain GREATNESS, you will have to go through some difficult times. But I promise, the good times are around the corner! The good life is WELL worth the sacrifices, as it pays out for a LIFETIME!
So go out there and do WHATEVER IT TAKES to attain your dreams and live with no regrets doing it! Leave it ALL out on the field! The time is NOW!
I hope this helps and I am wishing you ALL a wonderful Thanksgiving!
To Your Massive Success,
Ps. Keep on the look out for our launch of The masterMINDset, a mastermind group (http://masterMINDset.org) as well as my book, The Motivation Files, coming in December!
There are a TON of reasons why you should forgive FAST, but I want to bring to you my top 3! We are ALL faced with situations that create problems on a regular basis. Some issues are A LOT more serious than others. These problems can occur between friends, family, co-workers, neighbor’s, etc. The key I want to drive home is you should QUICKLY kiss and make up!
Why in the world would you want to forgive anyway? What is someone has created SO MUCH pain in your life? What is it REALLY worth to forgive this person? I can EASILY forget this person and move on with my life, so why even forgive them?
I am in NO form saying ANYTHING about becoming best friends with someone who has demolished your trust or abused you in ANY form. What I am referring to you here is a much more PERSONAL thing to do, rather than building a relationship with someone you dislike. This is meant to help and NOT create more distress. If you find the information useful, apply it. I am in no means trying to offend anyone or downplay the seriousness of any particular situation; this is GENERAL information in an attempt to HELP you become the best version of yourself. The benefits OUTWEIGH the burden.
Here are the TOP 3 reasons to forgive FAST:
- Life is too short
Reason one, life is too short. Let’s be honest, we have NO IDEA when our last day will be and expressing anger/frustration towards someone or something for a LONG period of time is holding you back from experiencing life to the fullest. We are closing off avenues that would potentially generate lively experiences when we hold grudges. Something mentally is interrupting the regular sequence of thinking when you have pent up anger. You tend to think more negatively and ultimately are cutting off experiences that could potentially enrich your life. Life is REALLY short and it is our duty to live to our FULL potential!
“To be wronged is nothing, unless you continue to remember it.” – Confucius
Reason two, regret! The worse thing you can do is add to the emotional frustration. You already feel some type of way about the situation, why add to the negativity. What if (God forbid) something were to happen and you did not get a chance to forgive that person or work it out? You would probably feel terrible and would have to live with that for the rest of your life. Like I said in reason one, life is too short!
“Not forgiving is like drinking rat poison and then waiting for the rat to die.” – Anne Lamott
Reason three, self-limiting. You can paralyze the thought process with high levels of grudge. It is a painful emotion that literally destroys the human soul. Holding grudges literally holds you back from reaching the BEST version of yourself; it limits the person you can become. It’s like stumping your spiritual growth. You place a ceiling on who you can become by NOT forgiving. Always strive to be the BIGGER person!
“A life lived without forgiveness is a prison.” -William Arthur Ward
There is NO time specifics to forgiving and you obviously want to do it when you are ready. I am not saying to rush the process, but you definitely want to forgive as fast as YOU possibly can and move on. I want to pause here and reiterate that this is on an individual basis and should be taken as GENERAL advice; use it as a tool. I would advise seeking council before making any SERIOUS life decisions.
Again, I hope this helps!!!
To Your MASSIVE Success,
“Motivating YOU to Become The BEST Version of Yourself”
There are many books and other resources out there that go into explicit details on goal setting and attain your dream life. Since I have been studying “the game”, I noticed that there is a LOT of JUNK out there that is really just leading people in the wrong direction. I can make that strong statement because I am a living testament to it.
I seriously cannot stand when “guru’s” give their opinions on things they NEVER even did or experienced. To top it off they give “advice” to people as if they are factual when in reality it is all just hypothetical. They jump on their soapbox and go off on subject matter they inflate with false ideas and misdirection. It actually kind of sad to be honest.
Sadly, it doesn’t stop there. They then sell products and services to innocent people (who truly want to make a change in their life) for RIDICULOUS amounts of money that contain shallow, reiterated garbage and useless information. Their secret is this…give people SO MUCH information, they feel inundated and quite literally get overwhelmed by the obnoxious amounts of frivolous data, that they simply quit. Then these “guru’s” will say, “you didn’t follow the steps, that’s why you failed”. Oh and let’s dress this product or service with attracting beautiful packaging to REALLY convince people this stuff is the REAL DEAL. I mean it’s the equivalent of putting a tuxedo on a garbage can stuffed with smelly trash.
Unfortunately, these “guru’s” get away with schemes like this on daily basis. INFORMATION OVERLOAD. It makes people feel incompetent and undeserving of their dream life; which is the EXACT opposite of what the personal development industry should be creating.
Let me stop the rant before I frustrate myself even more.
That being said, I wanted to share with you a tip I have been using for years to manifest the things I wanted to appear in my life. Now, it may sound a bit weird at first (if you never heard of it before), but stick with me here.
Here is the tip: Obsess over what it is you want
Creepy stuff right? This is obviously intended to be utilized in a healthy manner and I will help you do just that.
Recently, I have been fascinated about a specific smart watch. I would watch video tutorials and stare at images of this smart watch daily. I would look at accessories and even place them in the “cart” as if I already owned the smart watch. I had things listed and written down that I would purchased when I get this particular smart watch. I would tell people about it and almost drool over it whenever I saw one. I picked the color schemes I wanted and even cut out newspaper ads of the smart watch. I registered to become a “product tester” and even entered in contest to win this particular smart watch. I was simply obsessed.
Finally, after 2-3 weeks of obsessing over this particular smart watch, it manifested itself into my life. I am now the proud owner of this particular smart watch and even own the exact model I dreamed about. I am extremely happy and grateful for being so blessed.
I know this example may seem a bit shallow because I am talking about something materialistic, but it was easy to make my point in an understandable way.
That being said, I believe you can manifest the life you crave, if you simply add this tool to the collection. I am NOT saying this is the ONLY thing you need, but it is a real tool used by successful people.
Give it a try. Eat, drink and sleep with your dreams constantly on your mind. Obsess about them and KNOW you can have whatever you want! Have a laser-beam focus on these dreams and never let off the gas pedal until they have been accomplished.
I hope this helps! Let me know your thoughts in the comment section below. Also, you can email me at info@JimmyleeVelez.com with ANYTHING you would like my advice on. Don’t forget to sign-up to the email list so you can be the FIRST to know the latest and greatest!
To Your Massive Success,
“Motivation You To Become The BEST Version of Yourself”
I have been on my personal development journey since 2006 and there is ONE thing I want to share with you that LITERALLY CHANGED EVERYTHING for me! Once you get this ONE THING, you will be an unstoppable force. Once you get a hold of this, it’s almost like you HACKED LIFE itself!
When you first start setting goals or trying to change things around in general, you are faced with MANY questions. I know for me, self-doubt annihilated more dreams than ANYTHING else! It was extremely hard for me to envision success without knowing exactly how I was going to achieve it. It was definitely a FRUSTRATING time for me.
If you are currently changing your life for the better and trying to improve yourself, I want to help you RIGHT NOW! I want you to SKIP months and maybe even years of frustration with this ONE concept!
Here it is:
If ANYTHING is going to change in you life, it’s up to YOU to change it!
I know that may sound a little cliche, but stick with me here. There are some folks out there with the lottery mentality who think that “ONE DAY” money or success is just going to fall into their lap. And while that “slight” chance that “might” happen, the odds are so ridiculous, it’s very unlikely.
To top that off, why in the world would you want to place you life in someone else’s hands? Why let someone else determine your destiny when you have COMPLETE CONTROL over it! If YOU want to “turn things around”, you are going to have to do the work yourself! You have the ability and gifts to live the life of your dreams; you just have to put in a little elbow grease.
Understand how powerful you are! Nothing is impossible and in order for things to become “possible”, you are going to have to get a grip on things. Stop waiting around for some “miracle” to happen and get on with it. The problem with “miracles” is that the majority of people have completely misunderstood the definition. It has been overused and abused over centuries so much that it has evolved into an “impossibility” (not even sure if that’s a word).
Here’s the thing, we are surrounded my miracles every day, we just don’t recognize them or appreciate their value. We messed up the definition somewhere along the way and are now overlooking HUGE opportunities to capitalize on EVERYDAY!
Professional skateboarder Rob Dyrdek coined the phrase, “create your own luck”. This goes back to my original point, that if anything is going to change, it’s up to YOU to change it. STOP WAITING AROUND when the power of CHANGE is in your hands! Take responsibility in life, grab hold of some ambition buried deep down inside of you, and MAKE IT HAPPEN!!!
Guys, I promise you, when you REALLY understand this concept…THE WORLD IS YOURS! Think deeply about this and really soak it in. This is a REALITY that changed EVERYTHING for me, once I understood its power!
I hope this helps! Let me know your thoughts in the comment section below. Also, if there is ANYTHING else I can do to help..PLEASE do not hesitate to let me know. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lastly, I want to take the time to announce that my book, The Motivation Files will be released this December! The book is going to elaborate on the topics mentioned in the album for a unique combination; simply stated, the book will compliment the album.
Thanks again for stopping by!!!
To YOUR Massive Success,
“Motivating You To Become The BEST Version of Yourself”
There are SO many things that happen to us in life that make us smile. Whether it is a normal everyday event or something miraculous, life definitely knows how to keep things interesting. I believe it is ALL about perspective. How we view things will literally determine our overall experience here on earth.
We ALL know people that literally find the negative in EVERYTHING. No matter what the situation is, they are pointing out precisely what the problem is. What drives me absolutely crazy about this are the folks who never present a solution to the problem; they just enjoy pointing out the flaws. There is ONE thing I know about these people…they are NOT HAPPY!
There is something deep down inside that is making them miserable. The sad truth is, life will continue to “suck” for them, if they never see the glass half full. Like I mentioned before, it is ALL about how we view things. Have you ever seen one of those drawing or pictures that are optical illusions? Depending on what angle you are viewing the image determines what you see. That is basically the point I am trying to deliver when it comes to perspective.
That being said, there are false beliefs out there as to WHAT exactly makes people happy. True happiness comes from within. WE as people really decide what makes us happy, but there is an ideology out there that is literally ruining lives. It is the chase/attainment of physical things. The belief that materialistic things will make you happy. Now, before I get attacked by making this statement, let me explain.
Physical things can make you happy, but it is ONLY temporary. There is nothing “long-lasting” and enduring about material things. There is absolutely NOTHING wrong with getting physical things and being happy about them, the point I am trying to make here is that, those feelings are only temporary. Once you get used to that new material object, you mind is already bored and thinking about the bigger and better model.
I discovered this truth on my own. I know people talk about it all the time, but I guess I had to learn the hard way for the lesson to really stick. I remember thinking, “if I could just make a certain amount of money, I will be happy”. Well, i’m sure you could imagine, that when I did finally hit that financial goal, I was happy for a solid month. After that, somehow, that money wasn’t enough and I stretched out my goal to a much higher figure.
We have to live in the moment and find happiness EVERY DAY, not every once in a while. This is the exact reason why material things will never cut it. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy new/fun things as much as the next man, but it NOT where we should be finding our happiness; it simply won’t last, and we are off seeking something bigger and better within a short period of time.
To be honest, I don’t want to drag this topic on, I just want to say that WE as people must find GENUINE happiness (for ourselves) and it is NOT found in material things. It can be found in relationships, career’s, events, spirituality, etc. I just want to enforce and hit on the notion that “physical” things are temporary and should be enjoyed, but not worshiped; this will NOT make you happy!
I hope this helps! Let me know your thoughts in the comment section. Also, if there is a topic you wish to hear my opinion on, simply email me (email@example.com) or post it in the comment section.
To Your Massive Success,
“Motivating YOU to become the BEST version of yourself”
Has life ever handed you multiple complicated situations at once? All simultaneously entering your life from out of nowhere? It feels like you have no room to breath and have no clue where to start. Every direction you turn there seems to be another problem tacked onto your list. I know this feeling and I believe you do too!
It makes you want to SCREAM!!! The only two words that pop to mind are, “I’m overwhelmed”! The reasons for being overwhelmed are numerous. There are times when life just happens to simply be overwhelming, but there are there times we do it to ourselves. Sometimes we take on more than we can handle and end up doing MORE damage.
There will come a time when you simply just have to STOP! JUST STOP! Stop overthinking everything, chill out and take a DEEP breath. It’s going to be okay. Yes, you have responsibilities and matters to handle, but the most important thing here is to properly manage them and not beat yourself up along the way.
As I said before, there are MANY factors contributing to this level of STRESS which is why I encourage people to simply SLOW DOWN. Think about exactly WHAT is overwhelming you and WHY. From there, check to see if there are ways to limit the stress by breaking things down into little fragments. Prioritize that list by most important and then tackle the little fragments one-by-one.
Go through this process until everything that is NEEDED to be done, gets done! Take another break and restart the process with the other items left on the list. The key here is to “tread lightly” and slowly knock out what needs to be handled in a much more organized straight-forward manner; this will in turn reduce stress/anxiety.
Lastly, you have to remember WHY you STARTED! If you are stressed out because of school, remember what the initial goal was. Whether it was to attain credits, deepen your knowledge or attain a diploma, you must come back to that starting line. Remember WHY you wanted to reach this goal and remind yourself that it is ABSOLUTELY worth it! This can be applied to work, finances, relationships and spirituality. Take your time and really think things through. There may be a few “cuts” that may be necessary to eliminate some of the stress. Do what needs to be done so that your stress levels and the feeling of being overwhelmed are manageable.
PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE SLOW DOWN and NEVER allow the stress/anxiety swallow you up so much your overwhelming feeling freezes you from taking action on anything. I hope this helps! I shot a corresponding video to this post and placed it on my Facebook fanpage, you can CHECK IT OUT HERE
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I come across A LOT of people who are experiencing some VERY challenging situations in life. They are hurting and sometimes just need a few words of encouragement to get them going in the right direction. Do you know anyone that is facing a tribulation? Have you ever been down and out before and just simply wanted a few words of encouragement?
If you are a human being, you have definitely seen some days that strike painful memories. Whether it is a loss of a close friend or family member, loss of a job, divorce, financial devastation, etc. Lets face it, we ALL have gone through some experiences in life that were not too pleasant. Some of you may be going through this heartache RIGHT NOW!
I bring this sensitive subject up because I would like to remind us all that the way we conduct ourselves ALSO affects the people around us. We do NOT know what the next person is facing or enduring at the current moment, so it’s important to remind ourselves that. Sometimes people can frustrate us and really get us worked up, but it’s NOT ALWAYS a personal thing directed to you. They could be internalizing something else and expressing it through their “not-so-pleasant” attitude.
I hear people say ALL the time that they are “misunderstood”. I believe we are ALL misunderstood to some degree because we naturally are private about certain things going on in our lives. Sometimes we close people off and shut down any interaction with the people we love. Sometimes they are the ones we hurt the most…
So my question is, should YOU do this?
Shouldn’t we at least TRY to be nice in our encounters with other people? Even if they are rude. We have a choice to simply walk away and not make the situation worse. I am not saying to allow people to toss all their garbage on you or mistreat you in any way be abusive, I am simply stating that we can at least be a little more understanding. WE all have “bad days” and take out our anger on the wrong people (sometimes unknowingly).
Anyway, my challenge for you today is to be NICE to everyone that comes in contact with you. Give it a try and see how much different you feel. I promise, it will NOT be easy at first, but it is definitely worth a shot!
Let me know you experiences!
To Your Massive Success,
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