Four Affirmations to Help You Rock This Week

Five Affirmations to help you rock this week!

  1. When my opportunities come, I am ready!
  2. When adversity strikes, I am strong!
  3. Wherever the adventure takes me, I make the most of it!
  4. When it counts, I am at my best!
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Definite Goal and Burning Desire – Day 7 of 365 Days to a Better You

You need a definite goal and a burning desire to achieve it.

Wow! Already a week into the new year. Can you believe it? Last week I had you create a To-Be list for 2019. The big question always seems to be, “How do I get started?”

In his 1938 mega-best-selling book Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill wrote:

There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants and a burning desire to possess it.

What the heck is a definiteness of purpose and how do you get a burning desire to achieve it? Much has been written about this topic over the years. Let’s not complicate it. Go back and look at your To-Be List. What is your BIG goal for 2019? Is it so clearly stated (and so clear in your mind) that anyone reading your To-Be list could immediately recognize it?

Definite Goal

  1. If not, rewrite your BIG goal in clearer language that makes it definite. Write it concisely and clearly.
  2. Place the clearly written version of your BIG goal somewhere you can see it regularly during the day.

Burning Desire

The second part of Hill’s statement says you have to have a burning desire for it’s achievement. What does that look like?

  1. Passion and Commitment – this should be something that gets you out of bed early in the morning and sometimes keeps you up late because you’re so focused on it.
  2. Mental Energy – be thinking it about it all the time. The power and energy of your mind consistently focused on something is powerful!
  3. Physical Action – begin acting now on your goal, even if only small steps. Delay kills the momentum. Hill said you don’t need a perfect plan. Just a rough one. You can adjust as you go.
  4. Create a vision board – which simply captures in images – powerful to your mind – of the things you will have when you achieve your BIG goal. It helps you visualize what your life will look like when you have achieved your BIG goal! (My wife is going to read this and remind me I still need to create mine for 2019. I will work on it along with you and post it when it’s ready.
  5. Affirmations – our minds, especially today, are easily distracted and pulled off course. Our  belief and our passion can wax and wane from day-to-day. Affirmations keep you focused, believing, and constantly articulating your vision. This keeps the energy and the action high. (You will find everything you need to know about creating affirmations right here. You may also find some on the TAS site that match your goal and you can download them from there too.)

Stay inspired! 2019 is going to be the year you finally reach this goal or put a huge dent in it. Keep the momentum going. Get a definite purpose and a burning desire for it and you’ll be off and running.

Ray

Just a reminder, you may also find content that can help on my YouTube channel.

 

 

The Power to Be You – 417 Daily Motivations to Empower Your Life

Power To Be You Cover 2018.jpg.001Day after day, our popular culture, our own conditioning, and the people around us pepper our minds with disempowering ideas and mindsets. Our minds are vacuums. If we don’t fill them with thoughts our choosing, someone else will. Yeah. That’s one of the daily thoughts.

The Power to Be You was my first eBook. Originally written in 2009 and updated in 2017, it’s packed with more than 400 original quotes, inspirations, affirmations, and paradigm-shifting ideas.

That’s a lot of mind-shifting for less than a Starbucks coffee.

Get it right here.

 

Ray Davis is the Founder of The Affirmation Spot, author Anunnaki Awakening, and Co-founder at 6 Sense Media. He’s been practicing personal development for more than 30 years and has been writing on the topic for more than 20.

Affirmation for Wednesday July 20, 2016

woman meditation on the beach

 

I see the best in other people and I magnify it! I see the best in the world and I magnify it!

Stay inspired!

Ray

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Take Back the Driver’s Seat in Your Life

Today’s Affirmations:

“A new day dawns…I am a new person today; a better person, a healthier person, a happier person.”

“Even amid adversity, I endeavor to succeed to the maximum extent of my abilities.”

“I am a strong and capable person.”
(Click an affirmation to hear it or get the mp3 version for your music player)

drivers-seatIf your strategy is to let life happen to you; it will. It’s time to put you back in the driver’s seat in your life in 2009. Ask yourself, honestly, “Am I the driver or the passenger in my life?” Yes, I know we can’t control everything that happens to us. I also understand the wisdom of just being and going with the flow.

Neither is a reason to not be the driver in your own life. Things out of your control are going to happen whether you are the driver or the passenger in your life. That’s no reason not to be steering the things you can control. There is wisdom in “just being”, but it is so much more beneficial when done as a conscious choice to enhance your life rather than as the result of sitting in a rudderless boat.

Wayne Dyer talks about being not only the actor in your life, but also the director and producer. Actors are just given scripts that they then play out. They have no say in how the story line progresses. Directors make conscious choices about how the story is going to be told. Producers select the ideas that become the storylines created by directors and actors.

CHOOSE your storyline in 2009. It’s not enough to just tell or act someone else’s vision of your life. Put yourself in the driver’s seat.

Here are a few tips for putting you in the driver’s seat.

  1. Be the driver – stop seeing yourself as the passenger in a life where things “just happen” to you. You have a say and you have a lot of control over what happens in your life and how you react and adapt to it.
  2. Make the decisions – if you have become a passenger in your life, you have probably given control to someone else. Take it back. Be ready to accept advice from others (many heads are better than one), but make your own decisions.
  3. Take credit and responsibility – give yourself the credit for your achievements and take responsibility for your failures. Others play a role in successes and failures, but you are ultimately responsible for the results and choices in your life.
  4. Get back up – getting knocked down or facing a setback is an event not a way of life for people driving their lives. Life is full of bumps and bruises. Adapt and move on.
  5. Empower your thinking – practice empowered thinking. Here are the three aspects of empowered thinking.
    • Thought aspect – you have to think positively. Belief and commitment are important in any endeavor. Show me two people of equal talent – one who believes in his or her ability and one who does not – and I can tell you with high accuracy who will succeed. Positive thinking is imperative to maximize success potential in any endeavor. As Henry Ford said, “Whether you think you can or think you can’t; you’re are right.” Positive thinking is the basis for empowered thinking, but empowered thinking is more than just positive thinking. It incorporates two more elements.
    • Knowledge aspect – you have to be informed. In achievement pursuits, know what you are trying to achieve and be informed on what is going to be involved in succeeding. Knowing that ahead of time can help you prepare mentally for it. When empowering your thinking to critically evaluate information you need to know as many of the facts as possible. Positive thinking without information does not allow you to take powerful action. When you combine positive thinking with information you lay the groundwork for powerful action in your life.
    • Action aspect – empowered thinking is more than just thinking and knowing. Empowered thinking includes action. If you have incorporated the first two elements, your actions can be motivated and informed. Until there is action, informed positive thinking is just wishful thinking. Your world is supported by intentions, but it is built by actions.
  6. Take action – the driver’s seat is a place of action. The passenger’s seat is a place of passivity, paralysis, and fear of moving forward and making change. Take action. Some actions don’t work out, but you cannot allow that fear to stop you from being the driver in your life.

If you’ve been the passenger for too long, make 2009 your year to shift back over into the driver’s seat. Take the wheel and start steering! If you’re already the driver in your life, keep the momentum going into the new year!

Follow your bliss. Experience your bliss. Become your bliss.

Ray Davis is the founder of The Affirmation Spot. He’s spent more than 25 years studying personal development and especially writing, recording, and using affirmations to achieve his goals. His eBook – The Power to Be You – offers 416 life-changing and original quotes, ideas, and affirmations to take you to new levels of achievement and reflection.

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