Don’t Do Everything, “Just Because” Everyone Else Is…

Choose your path. Having a happy life is about making your own choices. The way everyone else does things won’t work for you all the time. That’s a simple, but true fact. A life filled with possessions does not equal happiness. And, just because everyone else thinks something should be done a certain way, it doesn’t mean it’s the best way, or the only way.

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When it comes to others, be helpful, compassionate, be kind and be grateful. However, you should never try to live up to their expectations. To live your life freely, you have to free yourself from the shackles of meaningless customs that other people set up for their lives, so you can live a life of spontaneity and freedom. Continue reading Don’t Do Everything, “Just Because” Everyone Else Is…

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Your Attitude, And How You Handle Situations, Means Everything

We cannot change our past… we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. And so it is with you… we are in charge of our Attitudes.” ~ Charles R. Swindoll

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Attitude is everything! Seriously. That’s the reason it is never a good idea to jump to conclusions. Patience and looking at situations before making a hasty decision is key.

In many ways, we blame other people for our frustrations. For some reason, they seem to irritate us, don’t do things the right way, are incompetent, rude, inconsiderate, bad drivers, too slow, thoughtless, boring, and uncaring.

Truth is…. we will always be frustrated if we stick to this mindset. We will always be angry, offended, hurt, disappointed. There will be no end to the offenses humanity can take against us, as long as we decide that everyone else is wrong, all the time.

Guess what though…. they’re not the problem. In fact, the other person is never the problem. The real problem is our reaction. We cannot stop others from being rude — but we can change how we react.

Successful Real Estate Broker, Gary Woltal said it best in this quote:

Life is not perfect. You just work your way through things. That involves staying calm, putting your thinking cap on, vent for five minutes maybe, THEN MOVE ON. You move on with being positive, staying in a healthy frame of mind, and finding good nurturing support mechanisms (good people for example) around you as a foundation. YOU be the helper to others in their dire times as well.”

… And it’s true. Sure, there are people who you rely on who are careless and irresponsible. Still, they are not the problem. You can’t change that, and so the question is, how will you deal with it? You can rage and be upset all the time, or you can let go of expectations, breathe, and act appropriately within this reality.

If we can react in a calmer, more peaceful manner, we will be happier. We will then act in a more compassionate way, smile, and perhaps the other person will be transformed just a little bit by this act of compassion.

Live the HAPPY LIFE: 7 Things That Will Help You

LIFE is good! It’s meant to be beautiful and enjoyable. Truth is, though, many people feel some kind of way about LIFE. Nevertheless, when it comes to happiness… LIFE is the best Personal Trainer you could ever have. That’s because it makes you “Press forward” to be all you can be… because LIFE knows what you have to offer.

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Setbacks, difficulties, and obstacles will make LIFE more challenging, but should not deter you from pursuing your goals… or from finding happiness. You have to look deeper into your heart. Actually, whether you know it or not, there are greater things inside you… than you probably are aware of at the moment. Also, LIFE knows what GOD has put inside you. In fact, that’s why GOD assigned LIFE to you as a Personal Trainer. And as long as you have LIFE, GOD expects you to: Continue reading Live the HAPPY LIFE: 7 Things That Will Help You

I NEED YOUR HELP: (Authentic Leadership Magazine Release)

Help me spread the word…….

I’ve tried my very best to encourage you each morning, over the past few years. It’s been quite a journey… and I pray the experience has been a pleasant one for you so far. And, I hope the morning posts have been helpful, and have made a positive impact on your life. Now, I NEED YOUR HELP.

We’ve released the Winter Edition of The Authentic Leadership Magazine.

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JOIN THE JOURNEY. Share the news with others. It would really help me reach more people… and share with them that there’s much more to life than what the natural eye can see. It’s about finding joy in the “Little things” in life.

I created the Authentic Leadership Magazine in order to take you on a personal adventure into life and self-discovery.

Subscribe today! Download Your Copy. It’s your opportunity to go a bit deeper… to be strengthened, empowered and inspired about GOD, as He leads you along the path of your divine destiny, to give you the success He has prepared for you. The magazine offers encouragement, practical wisdom, and opportunities to commune with GOD on a personal level.

Also, I have taken the opportunity to collaborate with some special Christian writers and bloggers, who share inspiring stories that will help you find your way into an intimate, vital friendship with GOD, and with life. When you download your copy, take a moment to read what they have to say. I would really appreciate it. Thank you… and GOD Bless!

“Together we can inspire an entire generation.”

Pat Williamson

 

Reasons Not Everyone Can Go Where GOD Is Taking You

GOD won’t show… or tell everybody your dreams. What He has for you… is for you. It doesn’t belong to anyone else but you. Your name is on it, because He created you for it – and it for you. You’ve prayed, and now it’s time for release… so you have to put yourself in proper position for delivery.

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GOD has certain people in place to help you get through certain seasons in life. From that point, some people might want to go farther with you… but they can’t, because GOD has not prepared them for what He has prepared you for. And He is very particular about what He does… how He does it… and who He uses to do it. Continue reading Reasons Not Everyone Can Go Where GOD Is Taking You

How To Make Sure You Set Goals That Are S.M.A.R.T.

To dream by night is to escape your life. To dream by day is to make it happen.” ― Stephen Richards

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LIFE can be quite noisy, but don’t allow it to stop you from setting goals… and striving to reach them. Don’t be one of those people who say, “I’ll just wait until tomorrow when everything calms down,” only to find out tomorrow presents more of the same. Therefore, never trust tomorrow with today’s work… because tomorrow can’t be trusted to deliver on its promise.

Really, it’s not that hard to decide what you want your life to be about. What most people find hard, is figuring out what they are willing to give up, in order to do the things they really care about. However, setting goals takes a lot of the guesswork out of what you want to achieve, it makes what you want out of life, more definitive. Continue reading How To Make Sure You Set Goals That Are S.M.A.R.T.

Why It’s Important To Evaluate The People In Your Life

 

Lead, or be led. Take responsibility for being in charge of everything that is you. Get to know… and evaluate the people in your life. Then, promote, demote or terminate… as you see fit. It’s your life. So, choose your path… and never allow anyone to stand in the way of your happiness. 

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Your life is a result of the choices you make, and the ones you should, but don’t. Therefore, it is important, as the CEO of your life, to stand up for yourself and be who you are. Follow your dreams. If you are not sure about who you are… or what you want out of life, someone somewhere… or something, will try to control your life.

People will try to control you, without realizing it – based on their own wants and needs. In the meantime, others have a well-defined mental plan of exactly what they want out of you… whether you like it, or not, they will do everything they can to get it. It’s all a part of life, and as your life’s CEO, you have to determine: 1. Who 2. How much 3. When, and… 4. How often Continue reading Why It’s Important To Evaluate The People In Your Life