Believe in Yourself

It would be great if we all had people in our lives who support us but that’s not always the case. Many people have dreams but don’t have anyone around them who supports them. They get ridiculed, discouraged, or simply don’t get any words of encouragement.

When you have a dream and you want it bad enough, often times, you’ll just have to do what needs to be done regardless if you’re the only one on your side. During these moments, you’ll have to believe in yourself; you’ll have to be your biggest cheerleader. The odds may be against you, you might not have any evidence that you’ll be able to pull it off but if it’s something your truly want, you have to go for it.

Hopefully, as you start to produce some results, those around you will start to believe that what you’re trying to accomplish is possible. Even if this never happens, as long as you’re making progress and you’re happy, that’s all that matters. Now if you really need to have people who will support your dreams, then go out and find people who have similar dreams. If anyone is going to support you, it’s them.

Just don’t ever let the opinions of other people stop you from pursuing what’s important to you because if you do, you’ll be living life on their terms, not yours. This is your life, your one chance to live it how you want. Just because those around you can’t do something, it doesn’t mean that you can’t.


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Tips on Moving on In Life

There will be events and circumstances that you will probably remember for the rest of your life. some will be positive while some will be negative. There are many people who experience negative events that causes their life to come to a stop and sort of stay in limbo. Things like losing a job or ending a relationship could be quite hard to deal with. So how do you move on with your life when things like this happen?

Well, for one, realize that nothing is permanent. As the saying goes, “This too shall pass.” Given enough time, any pain you may be going through will decrease. It’s certainly tough to believe things will get better just with the passage of time but it will.

For those going through a break up, it may help to talk to those who have gone through tough break ups in the past, not really for any particular advice but just to realize that they got through it just fine and so will you. Keep in mind that no matter what you’re going through, even experiencing a death of a loved one, tons of people have gone through the same thing and have gotten out of it just fine.

Another thing it realize is that although giving yourself some time to heal is great, spending way too much time holding onto the past can be emotionally unhealthy as well as a waste of time. Life is super short and you only have one shot at experiencing it. Just see everything you go through, both good and bad as just that, an experience. Once the experience is over, move onto the next one. Life is a succession of experiencing so the longer you hold onto the current one, the less time you’ll have to experience the more positive ones.

For more thoughts on the topic, you can go here to read some quotes about moving on.

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A Dozen Short Quotes to Live By

If you have a Facebook page, go check out the profile of some of your friends. Many of them will have some quotes listed on their info page. Of course, there’s actually a section called “favorite quotes” so even if they’re not into reading quotes, they’ll probably have a few there anyways. It’s actually quite interesting to see what quotes your friends decide to place on their profile. Many times, the quote that they choose can tell you a little bit about how they see life in general. This brings me to the type of quotes that I find quite useful which are quotes to live by. These sayings are sort of tidbits of rules or guidelines to remember while going through the experience of life. Some are can be thousands of years old yet still be relevant in today’s time. Whether or not the quote will have any meaning to you depends on where you are in life as well as your values, beliefs, and current focus. Anyway, I hope you find the ones listed below interesting or useful.

“What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“In between goals is a thing called life, that has to be lived and enjoyed.” – Sid Caesar

“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” – Jimmy Johnson

“Don’t go through life, grow through life.” – Eric Butterworth

“Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.” – Benjamin Franklin

“If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” – Napoleon Hill

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great makes you feel that you, too, can become great.” – Mark Twain

“If you don’t make mistakes, you’re not working on hard enough problems. And that’s a big mistake.” – Frank Wilczek

“Discipline is just choosing between what you want now and what you want most.” – Unknown

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take but by the moments that take your breath away.”

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