When you have a well-defined and a clear-cut goal to achieve combined with a burning desire to achieve it, you are already on the road to glory.
An indefinite ambition causes only destructive restlessness and discontent.
Determine your objective first!
Set yourself and a target, a clear goal. Human being is a goal seeking animal. All progress as such is the outcome of this goal seeking desire. Life will lose all its meaning and purpose when it has no goal to reach!
When you have the motive, you will gather all the energy to perform the activity that is required. A drive or motive not only will drive you towards your objective but would also act a booster. And then you move towards a stage when achieving one goal will lead to set and achieve another goal. And the process continues…
Set your goal high! Set a difficult target.
Dare to do something different, something fresh, unexpected- away from the beaten track, away from the cult of mediocrity, the cult of the common man!
Trying to reach high will keep you on your toes. At no point you should say “This is the peak”.
Many procrastinate the issues, some blame others, few blame it on the circumstances and the rest face the problems fearlessly not evading them. They take the bull by the horns!
Problems need to be dealt with. We can not escape this fact. Trying to avoid a problem is not the right attitude. In fact, we should tackle the problem without delay. Putting off an easy problem makes it hard and putting off a hard problem makes it impossible! Procrastination wastes lots of our time without achieving anything.
You need to fight your own battle and, in the process, chart out your own destiny. At the end of the day, you and you alone can provide that vital thrust and bring that energy and determination to solve your problems.
On a lighter note; Never tell your problems to others. 20% don’t care and the rest 80% are glad you have them!
The above statements are full of apathy…don’t get into this trap.
It may begin with sounding very cool to you but with gradual letting go of your involvement, soon you will reduce yourself to an inorganic state and by the time you realize this…life itself will go by!
Apathy is the slow poisoning of success or growth or progress. Prolonged apathy becomes an attitude which is destructive in nature.
Symptoms of apathy: lack of ambition, willingness to maintain the status-quo even when it is making you unhappy, acceptance of whatever life is offering you without making any effort to make a change, mental and physical laziness; lack of initiative, imagination, enthusiasm and self-control, and lastly the victim behavior to let others pull your strings!
How can one make the transition then?
Moving from the state of apathy to expectation would require courage!
Willingness to confront fear is courage. It means facing the criticism boldly, relying on yourself, being willing to accept and learn from the consequences of all your choices. It means believing enough in yourself and in living your life as you choose….it means daring, taking risks and pulling your own strings!
They act as a stimulus and ignite productive thinking and positive action. They are educative and introduces us to the real world. In fact, troubles introduce a man to himself! They result in series of reactions which produces a cheerful glow of spirit. They act as tonic for the mind!
The success or failure in realizing an aim or objective is purely determined by one’s faith or lack of it. It’s the faith that acts as fuel and provide guts to achieve the goal. In the battlefield of life, you need to have loads of it…FAITH! It helps you to keep going when the going gets tough and is the great secret of never getting defeated during the multifold changes happening in the game called LIFE.
An action oriented positive attitude along with a faith that is rock solid makes all the difference- between success and failure!
Remember, your troubles are like teachers who will never stop teaching, so it’s better for you to never stop learning.