We all have our own set of goals in life. We invest time and effort to realize our dreams and make positive changes in order to have happier lives.
In order to succeed in your goals, you need to hone your innate powers. These innate powers are often dormant and need to be awakened through fervent practice or targeted stimulation. Here is a list of the different innate powers you can maximize in order to have a happier and successful life:
Power to Focus
You have the ability to focus your attention on any specific object or thought and simultaneously remove any other thoughts from your mind. Doing so allows your mind to concentrate all your mental energies while avoiding the dissipation on any other matters that could keep your from focusing on the important things. There are various ways you can practice in order to strengthen your ability to focus. Meditation is perhaps the most common method to keep the mind centered. The more you meditate, the more your mind can get used to concentrating on specific thoughts or objects.
This innate power is what enables you to make the right decisions and actions despite facing personal resistance or discomfort. It will also help you to proceed with the execution of your tasks in order to achieve your goals. You can feel your determination through your will, resolution, and persistence to go on despite any difficulties you may encounter along the way.
Arguably the toughest innate power to develop, self-discipline is the ability to pass up on enjoying something good now so that you can enjoy something better (or the best) in the future. Though it takes a lot of time and effort to fully master the power of discipline, once you master it you will be able to hold on to thoughts, actions, and behavior that will lead to success even when facing challenges.
By far the most creative innate power you possess, imagination gives you the opportunity to experience things within your mind. If you become an expert in controlling your imagination, you will also be able to control the different events and situations you want to experience in life. That said, imagination is not only limited to the images your mind can create. Your imagination can also conjure various stimuli, which cater to your other senses so you can hear, taste, smell and feel something just by using your imagination alone!
Being a master of your imagination does not mean you are someone who lives in dreams. If you can capitalize on your great ideas, you will empower your ability to solve problems quickly and creatively. You can also choose to recreate your life according to what you desire. You can practice your imagination through positive affirmations, visualizations, and meditation.
When we things do not go according to our plans or when it takes a long time for positive results to come, we tend to become impatient and give up. With the help of perseverance, we have the strength to continue pushing towards our goals no matter how hard or fruitless it may seem.
When you believe in yourself and your skills, nothing is impossible. You can do and become anything you want because you know deep within that you have the power to become the person you always wanted to be!
by: Jeffrey Slayter