“The secret to happiness is freedom… And the secret to freedom is courage.”
We never rise above what we tolerate.
It is clear most people wish to live the life seen only in their dreams.
Sitting on our hands is safer than any precarious attempt to attain our dreams.
It is analogous to the concept “everyone wants to go to heaven but nobody wants to die.”
“Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.”
The only limitations in your life are the ones you create to sabotage your growth.
We have the power to transform our lives and serve others only when we remain present in the moment.
When we fixate on creating a future prospect our quest to attain it will remain a future endeavor.
Limitless opportunities will become realities only when you allow them to become part of you today.
“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be.
Now put the foundations under them.”
~Henry David Thoreau
Growth has no end point.
Your quality of life is linked to the value you place on each dimension of wellness. Lifestyle changes are psychological and physiological. Transcending your wellness and performance represents more than the absence of disease.
Sinew is a tough band of fibrous connective tissue that unites muscle to bone. It is capable of withstanding tension while efficiently storing and recovering energy so muscles can generate greater force.
The foundation of wellness is our innate drive to actualize our true potential. The key is understanding our desire to realize fulfillment is weak, habitual, and easily stifled by cultural pressure and egocentric desires.
Wellness is about accountability.
“Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is the one who endures that the final victory comes.”
Adversity happens for us not to us.
If you do not embrace this principle your path to self-actualization will likely be a long, lonely journey fraught with unfathomable frustration. Life is about making the decision to thrive versus exist.
There will be challenges the size of mountains, however, the key to your wellness and performance lies solely within you.
It is simply a matter of attitude.