As you gather your thoughts I think it is important to constantly pick one or two reminders, mantras if you will that you say all the time to yourself to pump yourself up. And keep you on task.
These change over time. You are not the same person when you were 15, or even 3 months ago. The things in your life around you change too, so you must constantly adapt your mind to your surroundings.
I feel these sayings keep you focused, grounded, motivated, and make for great changes.
I’ve used one recently… good!… discipline equals freedom… control the controllables, influence don’t control, surrender the outcome…and dozens more thru the years. Sometimes they resurface in my brain, sometimes they don’t.
Currently here are my two. I almost become obsessed with them as I go through this process in my brain. Over and over every day I repeat. I am not saying that is healthy or normal, but it is what I do… and I do think it helps me so maybe it will help you.
It’s one of the reasons to read… to find nuggets like this on your journey.
1. “It’s easy to confuse a lot of activity with a purposeful life.” – Bob Goff
“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the workers to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery