My personal development has been a lot like a rollercoaster. There have been many highs and just as many lows. Over the course of my studies I have found one glaring detail that has helped more than any other: I need to pull my head out of the books, get a plan, and take action. I’ve been so lost in learning the same material over and over that I haven’t been able to design a plan for success in my own life.
I’ve been looking at crap program after crap program for months now. Over the course of sorting through all these programs I have found a few gems. And that is a light I hope many will take away from me. There are hundreds of personal development programs and maybe 1% of them are diamonds. It’s been this ball of confusion I’ve been wrapped in that has given the illusion of growth in my life. This illusion created a false sense of fulfillment which has kept me grounded where I am. And I do not want to be where I am at this moment.
I want to move forward and achieve new heights. The old heights on this rollercoaster have been imaginary. I want to reach new heights in reality. So no more studying for me, I know far more than enough. No more theories, it’s time for action. From now on, I am going to use a program I have designed for myself: a program made from the best of the best. I’m taking all the useful information from Tony Robbins (I now understand his material on a deeper level ) and combining it with a self hypnosis program that will embed these ideas into my unconscious.
Of course there will be other principles from a few different programs used as well (Ed Strachar’s Magical Concentration is a notable shout-out). I’m not expecting miracles right away as I have in the past. See, in fairy tale world where I was living, I could get my mind focused on what I wanted and it would magically appear in three days time. In the real world it is far different. No more theories or make believe. That isn’t to say I won’t use my imagination (because imagination is a great tool).
It’s time to pull up my sleeves and get to work. First on my agenda is finishing my business plan. While I will admit I’m still looking at internet marketing, I’m going to focus my work for now on my business plan. Instead of giving myself another unreal expectation (a lot of the cause for my previous failures), I will be working one hour a day until the plan is done. I’m no longer setting time limits for myself (another huge component of my failures). I’m actually learning from my mistakes and using them to lay the groundwork for success. I will be setting guidelines and I will be focused on what needs to be done rather then when I want it to be done by.
This way my effort can multiply without me having to do more (focus is a very powerful thing). I used to be so focused on something I couldn’t change and didn’t have control of (time) and that was driving me mad. I’ll let you know more as it progresses. I think this is a start of an entirely new life for me.
As always, thanks for reading!