Have you ever looked at yourself and wonder how you got where you are today? That all the hardships, struggles, victories etc. led to your present? Do you wonder why you had to go through all that and for what reason?
At some point in life, we go through periods wherein we reflect on things that have tested us as a person, all the challenges we faced that led us to this moment. We go through life doing so many things, achieving so many dreams and the things that we work so hard for tend to result in self-detachment.
When we’re too busy living life we forget to reacquaint ourselves to who we really are. The world changes every second. New technologies are shaping a generation; our senses are stimulated with so many things in our environment that we forget our essence, our inner selves.
Stepping Back and Putting Things to Perspective
It’s hard to see a situation or a circumstance when you’re too involved in it. The same thing can be said about your life. Sometimes you have to step back to see the bigger picture. When things gets too overwhelming and you feel lost and anxious, you should learn the right moment to remove your consciousness into the madness and get in touch with your inner being.
Most people make the mistake of building their lives on the wrong foundation. Whether it’s wealth, fame or beauty, they chase after superficial things only to find out in the end that what they really wanted all along is a meaningful life filled with people that are important to them.
Discover Your Passions
How many people do you know who lived out the rest of their lives hating the life they built for themselves? Most of us live in regret because we didn’t have the courage to chase after our passions. Knowing who you are and your purpose in life means identifying where your passions lie. Only when you’re doing something you love do you feel a sense of purpose, you feel that you are at the right moment in time.
The next time you are bored with yourself, explore the possibilities. Don’t be afraid to get off your comfort zone and find out exactly what you are capable of doing! A change of pace or scenery is enough to recharge the spirit and rejuvenate the mind.
Establishing Confidence and Achieving Goals
Forget about your self-deprecating thoughts! It’s time to set goals, achieve them one by and one and build self-confidence. The beauty of setting goals is that you get a boost of self-confidence every time you achieve each one. You gain a sense of control, your eyes are open to the possibilities and your mind is flying with all the opportunities that come your way. But in order to achieve your goals, you have to be comfortable with changes. Changes and goals go hand in hand, you can’t have one without the other. When you’re ready for change then you are ready for success.
by: Jeffrey Slayter