Patience is the key to success. Pace yourself and work to build your best work piece by piece.
Focus on the skills and habits of success rather than the end goal. The habits are now and the results are part of your future.
Believe that your vision is possible. You have to be the catalyst for your best future.
The approach you take to achieve your vision is totally up to you. Segment the journey into habits that form the greater vision. Connected pieces make the vision whole.
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.
They won’t believe until you make it happen.
You’ll have to believe in your strategy, your plan, your goal enough to develop and refine it into reality.
If no one else wants to take the journey with you, the best journeys begin with a fearless leap.
Trust your vision. The journey to your greatest accomplishments has already begun.
Fear is usually the greatest factor holding you back from your ultimate goal. Sometimes we go so far as to include our fears into our goal setting. Which means our ambitions only reach as far as what we fear.
This is no place for your bold penmanship. This is no dream for those writing new best-sellers, creating new models for the workplace, or artists forging new dreams with their honest, deepest work.
Motivate then actualize your journey by going for your biggest most outlandish concept. Envision more than you fear, and dream bigger and bolder than you ever have before.
The new Ph.D is self-taught, focused on dismantling permission, and laser focused for results.
Learning, rather connected to an institution or refined in a home with a self-taught energized learner, matters when we connect to a community and build something remarkable.
Think beyond one more article in a database, one more degree, one more plaque, or one more seat in a place that’s been claimed and reclaimed over and over.
You have something new, brilliant, and unique yearning for the reality. Learn everything you can about your field. The knowledge is usually a click or free download away.
It matters when you apply the knowledge, when you build something, when you have the courage to bring your thoughts and ideas to life.
Your Ph.D is the result you obtain from the shift, the positive social change, you generate as a result of your research, your passion, your opportunity to make something new.
You are the new Ph.D, bold, knowledgeable, connected, your own boss, filled with wisdom, willing to connect, willing to debate, conquering greed, willing to sacrifice to build a better more connected world for everyone.
Along the road of your Writing is Life Journey, you’ll conquer challenges and experience setbacks along the way.
You may face a challenge you don’t see a way to write yourself out of, or you may face an obstacle that changes your outlook of your work.
We may be quick to throw away the challenge or halt our journey because things are too difficult for us to handle, but the challenge is just what you need to strengthen your focus and dive deeper into your work.
Incorporate those deep feelings negative or positive into the emotions of your characters or your posts, rage, rage, rage, all you want. After it’s all released, start your new page with a clear mind and open conscious.
Often it’s something we’re holding back that’s keeping us from moving forward, and holding it in, is holding onto a roadblock.
When no one is looking and you hit the dip, the slow-place of artistic development, you’ll have to work your hardest and deepen your commitment to excellence to succeed.
If the path to your best was an easy road, everyone would take the leap without question, and without reservation.
When you are confronted with any work slow down or life storm that interferes with your desired outcomes, there are a few methods to embrace as you work to realign your mental focus as you strive for excellence.
Journal to discover the source of the off-balance feeling.
A long stretch and longer walk in a quiet area can recenter the mind.
Confronting a difficult situation, and seeking a solution to any life crisis is also a good choice to change the narrative cycle of emotional difficulty.
Finally, consider your daily routine, if it doesn’t allow time for creativity, you’ll need to alter it to fit your narrative.
Continue to strive for your best, everyday.
You’ve got this. Let’s get those pages done.