New Poem: Why Not You?

Poem: Why Not You? by MW Hardwick 

 

Play with abandon and freedom

Choose with no regrets.

Laugh

Appreciate life’s gifts

Don’t ask–just act

Life out loud

Do what you love

Be a life-long learner

Live what is–not what should be

This is all there is-deal with it

Smile and Laugh

Think clearly –and reach for knowledge

Live your feelings fully

Where are your scars from life’s difficult times

Insideout learn from mistakes , if you never fail you are being too easy

Stop worrying—it drains energy and stops action

It’s not weakness to need others—they can be your way out of darkness

Remember reality is easier to face than the fears that come before

Push yourself and things get done…Pull yourself through is perseverance 

Find the right balance in life and leave no voids

Reach for the stars..

Why not you…reach for your potential…

End is important in all things…

Leave your mark…

Make a difference…Make a difference…

Daily Quote and Reflection: Ralph Waldo Emerson on Success

Daily Quote:

” To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded”. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 Reflection: If you are struggling to find a purpose in life this quote will get you going.It’s message clear, concise and compelling. Especially his focus on making one life better and leaving world a better place.

Self-Coaching Challenge: 

” If you want to fill your cup with knowledge, you must first empty your cup of your knowledge”. Confucius  

If you want to discover your purpose or meaning in life, you must first empty your mind of all the false assumptions and absolute beliefs. Some of these beliefs you have been taught by parents, teachers or spiritual leaders and others you have just made up to get by in life. 

So how to discover your purpose in life? While there are many ways to do this, here is one of the simplest ways to accomplish this challenge  The more open you are to this process, and the more you expect it to work, the faster your positive “self-fulling” proposition will kick-in for you. 

Here’s what to do:

  1. Take out a blank sheet of paper or open up blank document in your word processor .
  2. Write at the top, “What is my true purpose in life?”
  3. Write an answer (any answer) that pops into your head. It doesn’t have to be a complete sentence. A short phrase is fine.
  4. Repeat step 3 until you write the answer that makes you energized and you feel in your gut. This is your purpose.
  5. Post your purpose statement in a visible place by your computer or on your mirror at home.
  6. Verbal repetition and affirm through practice will help you keep your purpose top of the mind as you go through a busy day.