Did you think that it was going to be easy? That you are going to get the lucky break that no one else in your position will get? Come on now. Stop being delusional.
What would you do if someone told you that you only had three years to live? Charlie Wedemeyer got the shocking diagnosed of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) when he was in his early 30s.
Can I share a behind-the-scenes story about failure? My failure. Almost two years ago we started working on a podcast here at The EDGY Empire.
You probably heard yourself say it before: “If it were easy everyone would be doing it.” It’s witty.
It’s easy to assume that because you see something a certain way, that everyone else around you should see it that way as well.
She was all done. Frustrated. Angry. And more than a little bit annoyed. She was 45 and fed up. Determined to make some changes.
You can avoid long enough to get away from your problems. You can’t avoid good enough to stay away from your deepest, darkest fears.
Progress takes hustle. Momentum requires sweat. You can’t get from where you are now to where you want to be without massive amounts of hard work. That’s the truth.
Alison Botha looked down on her own mangled body from a place she could only think of as death. Lying in a pool of her own blood, lifeless and unable to move,
Just because you’re afraid doesn’t mean that you can’t be a high performer. In truth, the greatest competitors are always fearful. They know the stakes. They appreciate the cost of losing. They don’t want to experience the pain of losing.
Winners see the world differently than everyone else. They aren’t perfect. And they don’t get an easier version of life than you do. But they always seem to bounce forward.
Take a moment to breathe. You might be surprised at what a fresh perspective can do for you.
Success is intentional. You either make it happen. Or you don’t. Your results are the outcome of your effort. What you do leads directly to what you get.
You’re going to have to sacrifice eventually. That’s just how life works.
The fastest way to escape your past is to find your future. To achieve your destiny. You have problems. That is always going to be true.
Not all advice is good advice. In fact, most advice isn’t good advice for you.
Swimming was everything Karen knew. While other girls her age were playing with dolls, she was in the pool–on her town’s swim team competing against older, stronger, and faster kids.
Possibility is what you make it. It’s possible to fail despite being the favorite to win. It’s not impossible to win big despite being the person expected to lose.
Giving up is an attitude long before it’s an action. You think about quitting long before you actually do it.
Get up and get busy. Get out of bed. Stop telling yourself that you’re not a morning person. You’re just not a motivated person.