The human mind works in incredible ways. If you have never read the following quote before, I recommend committing it to memory:
“Watch your thoughts, for they become words.
Watch your words, for they become actions.
Watch your actions, for they become habits.
Watch your habits, for they become character.
Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.”
Destiny begins with a single thought. I understand it may seem a little crazy but try to keep an open mind as we explore this topic. If you are constantly thinking negative thoughts and sending that energy out to the universe, it will become your destiny. If your thoughts consist of doubts or worry about money, you will continue to struggle in your current financial situation. If you dwell on the pain of the past, you are willfully inviting that pain into your future.
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A few months ago I had the opportunity to lead a seminar educating college freshmen and sophomores on the importance of setting goals. It came as a shock to me when I asked how many of them were ever introduced to “SMART” goals or a vision board; less than 5% even knew what they were. I had only an hour with each group of 20 individuals so I needed my information to be relevant and compelling. I wanted each participant to walk away with an action plan. After all, knowledge without action is just the passage of time.
I focused on how it is essential for a purposeful life to maintain goals (written goals specifically), develop a strategic plan for these goals, and always strive for self-improvement.
I introduced the topic with a study done at Yale University in 1953 that polled … Read More »