Potential, Motivation, and Attitude

Potentials are the free gifts of abilities that the Creator has given unto you from birth, they are unlimited and likewise your achievements. It’s mandatory that you live up to your potentials by fully utilize your innate aptitudes towards achieving success in life. Nevertheless, always remember that motivation is essential to be happy, succeed and experience a wonderful life. That’s why you need a map to walk the journey of life, and motivation is the greatest map that will take you to your utopia. MAP in this context is motivation, which is broken down into three basic parts mastery, autonomy, and purpose by Daniel H. Pink.

Mastery is comprehensive knowledge or skill in a particular subject or activity. Mastery is made and developed, it is a process of continuous practicing of what you love doing with an aim and will to be better in that subject or activity. Autonomy is your ability to take responsibilities of your own thoughts, decisions and actions. This is very important when choosing the type of life you want to live, the type of education and profession you want in life. Purpose is the reason for which something is done, it is your sense of resolve or determination. The secret to some people’s high motivation at work is because of purpose, those people finds purpose in their work.

Finally, your attitude is what defines your outlook and perspective of life and how you will cope in some certain situations, that’s why it’s good to choose and maintain positive mindsets. Therefore, having a positive mindsets will help you maintain a positive attitudes in life. All things considered, all the aforementioned are essential for you to achieve remarkable success in life, to live the life you always aspire and to experience a wonderful life.

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In the Woods

I woke up in a deep dense woods
Filled with confusion and doubt
Unable to see from where I stood
A discernible pathway out
For a long time, I wandered
Till I observed along the way
A previous wayfarer’s standard
A path for everyone to obey.

I got conscious as I was heeding
The path I was on leads nowhere
The signs it left were misleading
It comprised unconscious snare
It was not enough to ignore them
Once the deception became known
I took the time and I tore them
As I created a pathway of my own.

In a foggy woods with eerie sensation
And the feelings of being lost for long
Courage became my sole munition
My vaporized soul condensed strong
Forging onward, persevering
I can’t do nothing else but try
To cut through to a clearing
Where I can clearly see the sky.

7 Practical Methods to Persist When Everything in You Wants to Give Up

Do you feel like all hope are lost, therefore you feel helpless?

We all get tired at some point in life, but this inevitable tiredness should not stop us from achieving our purposes in life and it should never deter our success in any way. Therefore, if you think the tide of life is up to your ears, there are few solutions that can help you persist and gather the momentum required to attain your life goals.

Below are seven practical methods to persist when everything in you wants to give up:

Pay less attention to others – Focus on yourself and be mindful, don’t worry about the success of others and get carried away by those who has make it before you, work towards your goals and you shall succeed.

Become your own biggest supporter – When you are getting those curve balls and life feels like rigorous test, the best things you can do is to be self-compassionate, self-motivated, and be courageous to keep your head up.  

Practice gratitude – Gratitude remains the best attitude. Learn to celebrate little wins, stop looking at the things you have not and start appreciating and be thankful for all you have got.

Focus on your strengths – Focus on your strengths and not your weaknesses. Check where you are lacking and utilize your potentials in building up those part of you that seems weak. Practice mindfulness and hone your positive energy.

Focus on what matters – There is one Yoruba adage that says, “Who counts the eye-wink of the crab will wait a lifetime by the river.” Your success destination is just few steps away, therefore you must keep moving.

Stop comparing yourself to others – Never try that for any reason, for it can land you where you don’t like, always accept yourself for who you are, and you will always be happy in life.

Acknowledge your limitations – Through self-awareness you will know yourself better and knowing yourself includes knowing your strengths and weaknesses.

5 Practical Methods to Become the Person You Aspire to Be in Life

Do you believe in the beauty and the power of your dreams?

It takes great courage, willpower, and unwavering belief in yourself to be who you want to be in life. As you go through the journey of life and working towards achieving your goals, knowing yourself and the person you aspire to be remains the key to your success in life. Self-discovery is a lifetime process, therefore as you grow up you learn more new things about yourself. However, becoming your best self and performing at your best can be challenging at times and it may overstretch you.

Moreover, sometimes in life there may be moments when you will feel like giving up on yourself, your dreams or your goals due to some reasons, that’s where positive mindset must be utilized. You must believe that nothing is impossible, success is possible and attainable. You must be ready to transform those negative vibes into positive energy and utilize them in achieving your goals and be the successful person that you always aspire to be in life.

Below are five practical methods you can utilize to become the person you always aspire to be in life.

Be authentic – The first way of becoming who you aspire to be in life is to stay real, be truthful to yourself and others. Be yourself and not the second-rate version of someone else.

Have vision – You must have a bigger picture of your life. You must dream big and always hold on to your vision of remarkable success and achievements in life.

Maintain a never-give-up attitude – You must be courageous enough to be optimistic and be resilient in the face of adversity. It takes unwavering grit to be successful in life.

Remove the naysayers and self-doubt – Surround yourself with positivity in all its form and stay away from the negative people that can demoralize you.

Believe in yourself – Finally, always remember that you’re a god in your own right and the master of your own destiny. Believe in yourself and portray a strong positive image of yourself.

Believe in Yourself

Be you

Never live your life based on others opinion
Don’t be an uncritical comatose minion
You are given your own brain to think.

Use reason to devise your own philosophy of life
Live by your philosophy. Be yourself, not an elf
Or the second-rate version of someone else.

You are competent than you can ever imagine
Illuminate your life by letting your light shine
Spread your wings and soar higher into the ether.

Believe in yourself and the power of your potentials
Nature has endowed you with something special
You remain a god in your own right.