MOTIVATED BY THE FEAR OF BEING AVERAGE
Can you guys believe it's time for the holidays already?! It being the end of the year, it has made me reflect on all the trials and tribulations I've experienced. I learned you can't let the year end without a self-reflection. This will help you set goals for the next year! My main goal? Keeping life as creative as possible!
1. ALWAYS KEEP AN OPEN MIND
To stay creative, you must have an open mind. If your goal seems unattainable, don't change the goal but change the process. Keep an open mind that there will be trials before you reach triumph.
2. BE WILLING TO TRY NEW THINGS
How can one grow if one does not explore? When's the last time you guys have done something different? When was the last time you were challenged physically, mentally & spiritually? Time to get up and DISCOVER!
3. CHECK YOURSELF BEFORE YOU GET COMFORTABLE
The smallest change to your daily routine can create a healthier mindset. Most of the time, I get trapped into a routine and anything new gives me a small level of anxiety. Sometimes I like to take a different route home, try new food spots, or take a new class just to spice up my life a bit. In the long run, comfort creates chaos & ain't no boddddy got time for that.
4. RECOGNIZE YOUR ENVIRONMENT
I think I've mentioned this before in my previous posts, that your environment plays a big part in fulfilling your goals & dreams. "You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with." How freaking true is that statement. You are the company you keep close. I've been blessed to have surrounded myself with those who are go getters and refused to let the corporate life consume their personal life. I love engaging in conversations where we spill all our ideas without the fear of no one judging you or saying you can't do it. You feel limitless because you have people who look out for your best interest and not just their own.
5. PERCEIVE FAILURE AS A TEACHER
As Kanye says "people are so scared to lose they don't even try." Every wrong decision comes with a lesson. Try something new and if you don't like it, then at least now you know!
Thank you Shiekh for my Puma Eskiva's!
Photographer: Ron Holden | @HoldenFocus | www.ronholdenphoto.com