When you are going through a mental shift in perspective, a lifestyle, shift in beliefs there is a transition period that I know isn’t easy. The old habits try to creep in to hold you back from the desired goal outcome. For instance, when I first joined taekwondo I remember being really sore after the first week. After a while, the soreness went away and I pushed through the next mental block. This, for me, feels like the same case as I shift into different beliefs about money and success. It’s painful in a sense because I was always taught to get an education, a degree, a job and retire. Well, I found in my journey, this may not be the case. Sure get an education, but get it from someone or a group of people who are doing what you want to be doing. Most certainly if there is a degree to obtain get it, but sometimes it’s not necessary (this may be true in some cases or not). Then get a job, which I learned a funny sort of acronym it stands for Just Over Broke. That’s the thing, I don’t want to be just over broke. I know most people don’t want to feel they are and some are barely making ends meet. I get that. I feel in this strange time of quarantine world, to do something to make it happen for me and what I want to leave behind.
Where in the world do I start? Start where I am and the resources I can find. Reach out to a mentor, I am in the progress of that. Do as they do, think as they think and bring my own creative flare. Lastly, adapt to new methods of doing things. If this doesn’t work this way, try a different approach.
The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.-Confucius
I have also come the realization that all the things I have learned from my previous jobs, interactions, and teachers I am able to use today. More fine tuned skills I can pass on and teach others. What comes naturally to me? I could teach someone how I learned that skill.
Where am I getting with all this? This is the time. No matter where you are, you can escape your current circumstances by first investing in yourself, and working on your personal development. It is a long road but success leaves clues. CRUSH IT!
Keep kicking and smiling! –TJ Banski