I wrote my last post for this blog 7 months and 23 days ago today. Despite the very warm and positive feedback my writing had received, I walked away. I felt exhausted – even though I had only written my fourth blog post to date! (That sounds even more lame written down than it does in my head, and it’s pretty lame there too. Ugh.)
You exist. But do you live?
If you’re like most people, you live the safe, comfortable life your parents and teachers told you to live. Go to school, get good grades, and try to get a reputable job.
The only problem is that it doesn’t lead to happiness.
Over the past 20 years, I have attempted more self improvement programs than I can count. I’ve tried everything from new work out regimes to consuming less unhealthy foods, from doing NLP to meditating every day. And 9 times out of 10, I’ve failed. Read more »
“Some men seem to attract success, power, wealth, attainment, with very little conscious effort; others conquer with great difficulty; still others fail altogether to reach their ambitions, desires and ideals. Why is this so: Why should some men realize their ambitions easily, others with difficulty, and still others not at all? The cause cannot be physical, else the most perfect men, physically, would be the most successful. The difference, therefore, must be mental – must be in the mind; hence mind must be the creative force, must constitute the sole difference between men. It is mind, therefore, which overcomes environment and every other obstacle in the path of men.” – Charles F. Haanel, 1912