Stress can cause sickness and disease, but it can also bring about success and strength. Stress happens, how we deal with it is critical to our well-being.
In our individualistic world we lose sight of the fact that we are all interconnected and need each other. We don’t lose anything by trying to help someone else, and yet we can gain so much.
Your goals may have changed, and some of what you once wanted to achieve may not be realistic anymore. That doesn’t mean you cannot still have value, purpose, and achieve goals you are passionate about.
The Stanford Prison Experiment showed how easy it is for someone to feel trapped and like a prisoner when they have all the freedom in the world. How often do we feel trapped and without options?
Not one of us on this planet is able to easily achieve all we ever dreamed of without hard work, failure, missed goals, self-doubt, and most importantly, the support of someone we trust.
If your goal is to quit smoking and you don’t change your lifestyle, are you sure nothing will be different? If you are struggling with addiction and on the edge of losing everything, are you sure things will be the same5 years from now?
We’re coming up to Christmas and all the business that brings. We start to put off plans and thoughts for the New Year. Why? Because a New Year being a New Start!
Except it doesn’t.
At the end of the day, there is one reason, and only one that you won’t work at the goals you want to achieve. You want to do other things more.
If you do want to meet your goals, start with just 15 minutes today. The worst case scenario is that you have spent 15 minutes doing something you want to do.
Practice is what they do to get better so when they meet their teams or get into the environment where we can apply new tricks they are ready to go. And there, in a nutshell is the differentiating factor – practice improves the individual, rehearsal improves the group.