The EBiz Developer - December 2001 - Article Four
Don't burn out!
With christmas on the way, the pressures of running a website :-)
and well, just living the life - we ned to be reminded to chill
One of my 'personal' resources is a website called Higher Awareness,
and I'm taking the liberty this month to reprint one of their articles
What's the Big Picture for Your Life?
“We need to learn to set our course by the stars, not by the
lights of every passing ship.” -- Omar Nelson Bradley
day, there are so many details to be managed. So many distractions.
So many demands placed upon us. No wonder we end up allowing other
people and circumstances to set the agendas for our lives.
understandable. Is it acceptable? NO!
about it. It’s your life! It’s all you’ve got. What are you making
of it? What does the big picture look like for you? If your life
were captured on film, would you (or anyone else) want to watch
question pierces your heart and mind, please MAKE THE TIME to reflect
on what makes your life meaningful. Dream a little. What would you
do if you could do anything at all? Connect with the longings of
your heart and resolve to attend to them. Your meaningful dreams
are worthy of being brought to life.
sell yourself short! If you can conceive of something, you can achieve
it. Call forth the power of your imagination to create a vision
of what you most want your life to be. Feel yourself living that
life in your imagination. Do something every single day to bring
you closer to making your big picture a reality.
you clearly know what you want from life, you have the foundation
for saying “No” to those activities that pull you away from your
dreams. Meaningful goals will give you the courage to make empowering
decisions. They’ll give you the ammunition to resist being swayed
by the agendas of others.
choice in every moment. Choose what matters for you.
day, take just a few moments first thing in the morning to connect
with your goals. Every day, as often as you remember, ask yourself,
“What’s most important for me to be doing right now?” And remember
that what’s most important is not usually what’s most urgent.
yourself as the hero of your own feature film. Make it as big and
dramatic and powerful as you like. Wear the hats of producer, director
and star. Be creative with this magical opportunity to express the
uniqueness of who you are. Then watch yourself grow to fill this
big picture of your life!
tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy
lies in having no goal to reach.” -- Benjamin E. Mayes
world would have you agree with its dismal dream of limitation.
But the light would have you soar like the eagle of your sacred
visions." – Alan Cohen
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Best of Christmas and Life,
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