You can’t control all the events that will happen to you in life, but you can choose how to react to the things that do. If you perform poorly on your algebra test, you have two options: You can complain that the test was too hard, that you are not a “math-person” and that your […]
If you’re searching for that one person who will change your life, take a look in the mirror.
People often tend to look to everything and everybody else but themselves in order to make a change, but the only one who can truly make the it is you. You’ll find that the person staring back at you in the mirror is your most important motivational factor, but can also be the biggest drainer of energy. Choose to be your own motivator. Speak to yourself as if you were your greatest supporter and fan #1, and you’ll see that it makes a difference.
Talking to yourself in a positive manner is a very simple way to make yourself more robust, but it requires a great deal of practice. Like when training a muscle, you have to be consistent over time before you see results. When you are able to be an important motivator for yourself, you’ll also soon discover that it is going to become easier for you to be a great support for others as well.