Showing posts from May, 2011

Persistence and Determination

To me, there’s nothing more infuriating than a lost opportunity.When I was younger, I would lament and feel sorry for myself when I didn’t get what I wanted. Thing was, I rarely went out and seized the opportunity to get it.Really.That doesn’t make much sense does it?I’ve noticed that a lot of people bemoan the fact that their lives aren’t the way they want them to be.But I rarely see people driving forward and really fostering that change necessary to make a real difference.There is a certain amount of effort that is necessary to ‘just get by’ and there is about a hundred times more effort necessary to ‘make it happen’.It wasn’t until I realized I was the only one that could honestly ‘make it happen’ in my life, that I really started to see the positive improvements and change happen.
Someone recently said to me, “A great idea is the start, but those that are successful have persistence and determination.”That is so true it’s hard to describe.Never giving up is a hallmark of success.I…

Magically disappearing posts...

So I had a pretty good post written up here.  Posted on May 11th, and just like many things in life, it up and disappeared before you know it. Do you think it has something to do with it being Friday the 13th?  Creapy.   This reminds me that enjoying the moment and really appreciating what you have right now really counts for the most. Worrying about the past or the future really takes up a lot of energy and just sucks you dry.

So, appreciate the moment, because nothing is guaranteed.