I have recently came across this wonderful post by https://inspire99.com/ . The post talks about Top 7 Tips for a Powerful Mindset to Reach Your Goals.
These are the 7 tips:
Avoid Rationalizations – The excuses for not doing something
Make the dream realistic
Nourish your motivation for to reach your goals
Mentally prepare for the challenges of the goal
Address your doubts about the capability to reach your goals
Alternate choices and Plan B’s
Listen to Feedback
Read the full post to understand the thoughts of Author.In summary, these tips help you reassess yourself at each opportunity. A goal is a journey in constant motion. It cannot be a one-stop destination. Goals need to be constantly refined and modified as circumstances change.
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Reach your goals: A dream is one of the most fascinating gifts you can have. Even more powerful is the journey to reach your goals. One of the most common reasons which stand in the way of achieving our goals is the reasons we tell ourselves. 42 more words
The most guaranteed return you can get from any investment is “Investing in yourself”. Invest in yourself and you will get life changing returns.
Listed below are some key ways to start investing in yourself and changing your life for the better. Even if you only choose to follow a few of these ideas into your life, the positive effect will be very huge. So Invest in yourself and build a better life.
“Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead.” ―Morihei Ueshiba
“Personal development is a major time-saver. The better you become, the less time it takes you to achieve your goals.” ―Brian Tracy
Lets see what all investment options you have to invest in yourself:
Read Books and Blog:
Read Book every day, at least 30 minutes if you are not getting much time.
You should read books or blog for developing your technical skills
Also read books and blogs which can guide you in life and help you in changing your life
Mastering Personal Finance:
Save your money
Invest your saved money
Manage expense from remaining money
Create a passive source of income
Socializing and Networking:
Have a firm handshake.
Choose your friends wisely
Stay in touch with family
Get rid of toxic and negative people
Seek feedback and work on improvement.
Visit friends and relatives when they are in hospital; you need only stay a few minutes.
Development of Mindset:
Do not expect life to be fair
Stop taking everything personally
Use positive self – talk because you become what you think.
Things to do for peace of mind:
Give people a second chance, but NOT a third.
Forget your past and focus on today.
Always Smile; you do not own all the problems of the World.
Forgive yourself and other so that you can set yourself free.
Learn to let go things.
Stop taking everything personally.
Have a habit of saying thanks
Write down three things you are grateful for everyday
Never waste an opportunity to tell people you love them.
Health is Wealth
Drink warm water.
Learn cooking and cook for yourself
Early to bed and early to rise
Invest in yourself for your Future:
Find a Mentor
Start a New hobby
Learn a new language
Focus on your strengths and work on your weaknesses.
Time and Energy Management:
Manage your time better
Always have to do list and stay focused on it.
Stick to your routine
Learn to say NO without feeling guilty.
Invest in habit for yourself:
Challenge yourself to leave a bad habit
Develop few new habits for your success
Compliment the meal when you are a guest in someone’s home.
Invest in yourself and be Modest:
A lot was accomplished before you were born.
Remember no one makes it alone.
Have a grateful heart and be quick to acknowledge those who helped and loved you.
Explore something New:
Travel and explore the world and new culture
Explore something new in yourself
Invest in yourself to take care of yourself:
You cannot pour from empty cup, Take care of yourself first.
If it feels wrong do not do it.
If you want to say no do not say may be.
Do not be a people-pleaser.
Be kind to yourself.
Do not be afraid to say Yes / No.
You are not required to set yourself on fire to keep other people warm.
Conclusion and way forward:
So these many are the options available for you so that you can Invest in yourself and make a better life. These will give you life long returns. Start with trying few of these options and observe the difference. Most of these options are very much known to us, but we do not try to apply them in our life. So this post will work you as a reminder to apply these in the life now.
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Sometime we just wonder that what is happening with me is a general thing and happens with other people or is it just happening with me only. Today I have tried to make a list of things if this is happening with you It’s Okay and it’s perfectly fine, it’s happen with everyone.
To make mistakes, however learn from it.
To be emotional, but do not let someone take advantage of it.
If you are overthinking it, most of us do, just try to come out of it as soon as possible.
To have bad days, this does not mean you have bad life.
To say “No”, this will save time and energy, which you can use for saying “Yes” to important things.
If you struggle to stay positive, but keep trying your best to achieve positivity.
If your approach is different, these types of people only makes the difference.
To be less than perfect, as you know “done is better than perfect”.
To have problems in life, fun is in solving the problem not avoiding it.
If you feel confused, give yourself, some time and you will get direction.
If no one is with you, but you be with yourself and change your life.
To have some bad past, but it should not affect your present and future.
If you feel exhausted today, rest and re-energize yourself for tomorrow.
If you are behind your friends, as everyone has their own time zone.
To wait, no need to figure out everything right now.
To rest, but do not quit the Game.
If you miss your old self, but do not lose focus on today and tomorrow.
To fail, failure always occurs before success.
To forgive and forget, this will give you mental peace.
If you are a work in progress, at least you are progressing not standstill.
Have you ever came across someone and after knowing a bit about that person you are like what a confident and mentally strong person? It is not just that they are confident, moreover they have the incredible mental strength that sets them apart from the rest. However, what gives them that mental strength?
Today I will share with you some things mentally strong people do that you are probably not doing but you most certainly can do.
Here is what mentally strong people do:
Mentally Strong people Move on:
They people do not waste time feeling sorry for themselves. Moreover they very quickly come out of a bad situation or a bad experience and move on to better things. “The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.”
They practice gratitude:
Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for. —Zig Ziglar
It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change. –Charles Darwin Learn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure, however make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions so that they are most favorable to you. –William Frederick Book
Mentally Strong people accept challenges:
They view adversity as an opportunity to grow stronger. With each obstacle they overcome, they gain confidence in their ability to become better. Their Mantra is “Challenges are there to make you not to break you”.
They focus on the things they can control:
They do not complain. Mentally Strong people do not waste time and energy on things, which they cannot control. Instead mentally strong people stay productive and effective by focusing on the things they have control over.
They celebrate other people’s success:
Mentally strong people do not get jealous of other people’s success. Their Mantra is “Our time will definitely come, but also learn to clap in other people’s success”.
They take calculated risks:
They do the risk and benefit analysis before taking action. Mentally Strong people are willing to step outside their comfort zone and seek opportunities that will help them reach their goals.
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Mentally strong people reflect on the past so they can learn from it, but they do not dwell on it. Moreover they refuse to live a life of regret and they let go of grudges. “Your future needs you, your past does not”.
They see failure as ladder for growth:
They do not give up after failing; instead they see every failure as chance to improve.
“Failure is not the opposite of success, it is part of success”. “Setback is a set up for comeback”.
Mentally Strong people practice solitude:
Solitude is a great way to recognize all the things that make you feel confident. Your self-esteem will experience a major boost when you dedicate time to yourself and realize your own potential.
“The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”
They practice perseverance:
Mentally strong people do not expect fast results; they know that the best things in life are worth waiting for. So they exercise patience and persistence as they strive for their goals.
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”
Mentally Strong people practice Self-discipline:
Self-discipline is about controlling your desires and impulses while staying focused on what needs to be done to achieve your Goal.
Mentally strong people become comfortable with discomfort.If you are in comfort zone then come out of comfort zone.
They know time and energy are worth more than money:
“Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.” –Henry Ford
Mentally strong people devote their energy to productive tasks. They do not waste limited resources, like time and energy, on things that are not helpful. Mentally Strong people try to make things better rather than just complaining about it.
They stay true to their values:
Mentally strong people keep their priorities in line with their beliefs. They are courageous enough to live according to their values, even when it is not the popular choice. They do not compromise on their beliefs and values.
“Values are the deeply held beliefs that drive and direct your behavior”.
Mentally Strong people reflect on their progress:
They take time to consider what they have achieved and where they are going. They always keep eyes on their Goals and measures the milestones. Mentally Strong people celebrate the small successes and milestone and keep themselves on track to achieve the overall Goal.
“Success is steady progress toward one’s Goals.”
The good news is that we can all build our mental strength. Find your own role model for higher motivation and start consciously by emulating above significant traits that define them.
“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less than perfect conditions. So what? Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident, and more and more successful.” — Mark Victor Hansen