Morale is a key component to accomplishing any set of goals in life, whether that is fighting¬† Radical Islam, learning new skills to improve the quality of your life and work or even figuring out your own Unique Path in this God-given life.¬†¬† You can accomplish virutally anything in your life.¬† I think that Henry Ford said it best:¬† "If you think you can or you think you can't, you're probably right!"¬† In other words, your mind and the decision in your mind to succeed is the Primary Initiator of Action.¬†¬† I read that Dreams are great but that they only become Goals when you break them down into Action Points.
Use these Techniques:
1.¬† Wisdom - learn words of wisdom, golden nuggets of thought to carry you through the day and your difficulties.
2.¬† Write down your Goals - a key element to actually accomplishing them.¬† Checklists work wonders.
3.¬† Read about Heroes.¬† Ordinary people who've overcome great difficulties to achieve Recognition in their Fields.
4.¬† Stay in the company of Positive Individuals. Angry, sullen, depressed people will bring you down.¬† Stay with people who challenge you.
A friend of mine, John Duffy, set out various goals for himself and has accomplished quite a few over the years in the challenging Film Industry.¬† His site, GlassThreeQuartersFull, is a fine example of optimism spreading on the internet, not only as a testament to his determination to guide his own Emotional state toward a Positive Outcome but help others along the way.¬† He uses music, quotes, ideas and thought.¬† Check it out.¬†¬†¬† Here are three quotes from his site.
- 'What's the difference between a hero and a coward? They were both scared to death. It's just one stepped forward and one stepped back. Deal with it. Work it out and move on."¬† Lionel Richie
- "Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever."¬†¬† Lance Armstrong
- "A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle. "¬† Kahlil Gibran