Accepting things you cannot change is one of the most practical things you can do.
Why? Because the energy you would use to try to change something you cannot change can be put to better use in order to mold the kind of life you truly want to live.
Over the years, I’ve come across many adages and philosophies that embody the concept of accepting things you cannot change. Reinhold Niebuhr prayed:
“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.”
This is a…
Gaining momentum is most of the battle. When we acquire momentum, we don’t need motivation — even though it would be nice to have.
But to gain momentum we need discipline.
I’ve been slacking on my physical fitness. And the lockdowns and the whole pandemic scenario over the past 12 months didn’t help the situation.
I went to the doctor the other day and my bloodwork wasn’t up to par, at-least not to my standards. So I decided to purchase a stationary bike and get to work.
For the first 3 days, I had the discipline to get on my…
The most important thing to do is our best.
I was working on a podcast today and I caught myself checking to make sure every single detail was in order.
I checked to see if the sound was right, to see if my voice sounded good, to see if I chose the right music, etc.
Then as I was working on the show notes I softly reminded myself that “it doesn’t have to be perfect.”
Many of us creators get caught up in trying to create something “perfect.” …