For as a man thinketh in his Heart so is he…Proverbs 23:7
Most of us have experienced moments when we just cannot see the positive in anything. We know for a fact that we do not need to think this way but the devil on our shoulder just will not let us live! We create great tragedies of our lives and live as if the apocalypse is just around the corner. We stop acting and start thinking. We know all the verses that can motivate us to keep going and we read them and still act as if we are at the end. Our thinking depressed thoughts are slowly killing our dreams.
“All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thoughts.”― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh
We think about all the negative things that can happen if we move, because we have gotten too use to being that way. Persons jump between us and our self-destructive thoughts and encourage us, until they are blue, blue-black, purple, you name it, in the face. Nothing matters. No self-help book, visits to a counselor or well meaning friend can get us where we need to be. The only that can help, is a change in our thinking. We have to take the reigns and stop blaming others for why we are at the place we are. There are many persons who have faced unimaginable trauma and are not only survivors but have beaten the death sentence that comes with such events. While there stories are inspirational, don’t let that be your measuring stick. They have maneuvered life based on the circumstances they have had to deal with. Now act using what you have and create your own stories of triumph!
You will only get as far as you can see yourself, not based on someone else’s vision.
At the end of the day, no one will have the answers you need to get where you want to go and if they do, don’t listen! Their advice is really tailored to them not you. You want to move, move; don’t ask anyone if you should. If your leaving affects them in anyway, they will find all the points to talk you down from the things you really want to do. Because their vision does not align with you leaving just then; and after biting your ten figures thinking what to do and you stick around. At some point they may no longer want you around and guess what Ten years just rushed passed and you have changed into someone you did not want to become.
Not a good end at all!
Your thinking determines where you find yourself and how quickly you find yourself there. Do not allow the things and people around to think for you. Focus on your goal and go for it. Stop dreaming and start doing.