The Enemy

The challenge is not your enemy.

Often, we avoid difficult situations because we wish to avoid feelings of insecurity and uncertainty.

We firmly place ourselves in the throws of comfort which makes each day easier and easier.

I remember the times when I stopped exercising and placed a hiatus on achieving greater and greater goals. I was avoiding my greatest challenge and choosing lesser passions for safety, comfort, and assured direction.

This was the enemy. Choosing less, choosing comfort, choosing the moderate difficulty setting. Don’t quit your day job or spontaneously retreat to a remote cabin.

Challenge yourself. Raise the stakes of your workouts. Get back into the gym or develop a personal workout routine. Study yoga and deepen your experience by truly seeking enlightenment with your practice. Get that business going and offer so much value you hit the Forbes list in a few years. Work on that bestseller and don’t quit until the manuscript is ready.

The day is yours. Hit the the ground running. Transcending the challenge is the reward.

Thriving during Challenges

Challenges will return again and again on your journey to greatness, so remember the processes that helped you get through your tough times.

We all know that despite the forecast or any weather predictions, a storm can appear randomly on any day.

When you write down the process that helped you remain focused during the storm. You create a pathway through chaos that you can use again and again to thrive during difficult circumstances.

Whether it is a soundtrack of motivational speeches, a playlist with epic music, or a walk around the block with deep focused breathing (these are mine). Discover your own process to get you through any problem. What works for you may not work for others, and no matter the method, kick grass while doing it.

Rinse and repeat your steps, and stow it away like your umbrella for greatness.

The day is yours!

Seeking the Magic Bullet

After endlessly searching for the next magic bullet to make your business better or refurbish your mental focus, you’ll probably find that you’ve had what you needed all along.

To the searchers, I tell you to keep searching. For those that lack confidence, I tell you to keep searching. For those that believe happiness and joy are products and tools some else has, keep searching.

All the things that will drive you to be your best are right where they have always been, inside you. The caveat is learning and using knowledge to inform your on your quest, but the attitude, the persistence, and the vision for greatness is right where it has always been, inside you.

Choices

Don’t take the easy choice.

Make the big decision that changes your life forever.

Your Very Best

Sharing your positivity and healing words serve as inspiration and hope to others on their journey to greatness.

Sharing wisdom, knowledge, and experience is the keystone of value for those we serve on our path to our very best.

To connect your journey with the support and growth of others is the ultimate pathway to greatness.

Keep working on your greatest goals and pursue your very best everyday.

Gratitude

Happy Holidays! Sharing love and joy during the holidays is an achievement worth more than material gains.

Each goal and step toward your very best is better with friends, family, mentors, and coaches that add value to your mission and vision in life.

Share some joy with your friends and wish them an awesome holiday.

Quality time and rest are included on the journey. The value is in the memories you create and gratitude you share on your way to your very best.

A Dream Diverted

When you fill your day with tasks and obligations that divert you from your purpose, even if the tasks are positive and helpful to others, anger and resentment are built within your heart because you aren’t living up to or fulfilling your true purpose.

Find a way to do what you love everyday. Find a way for your dreams, your vision, your purpose to flourish everyday.

This will deepen the love within you. You will grow in love. And in turn, you can share your gifts of love, generosity, kindness and gratitude, without hurting yourself in the exchange.