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Being your best

Do you like to do the bare minimum just to get by or would you rather take the reigns and bring the horses back to the stable?
I would say, no matter what you do, make the choice to be your absolute best. Don't wait for the person next to you to raise their hand to trump you, take the initiative and be the best you can be...do more than you expected. There are no limitations except the ones in your head.

In the game of life, there is no winning and no losing. This is a very limited philosophy. It states that there is a good person who did more than someone else and a bad person, who came so close, but didn't cut it. You have already won just by choosing to enter the race. Don't make excuses, just do. By being active in the process you will feel much more fulfilled than had you sat the race out. Avoiding a situation is really no way to be present, it is a cop out.

You can be all that you have ever dreamed just be getting into the flow of life. Even if you don't know your purpose yet, sitting on the sidelines will never give you the answer. You have to dive in, head first and make your impression. Even if you don't know what direction to swim, you will learn something along the way and the fact that you are swimming is power enough to fuel your passion. Remember: possibilities are only limited to your mind.

You may not realize it, but you have so much to give. The more you give, the more you get back. The less you give, the less the universe rewards you. We live in a "me" world and sometimes it is hard to lend a hand when you are running to the finish line. Keep your faith, slow down and enjoy your journey for it is uniquely yours. You will be surprised and how beautiful and valuable the journey will become.

Stop living in fear that you are going to lose something if you put yourself out there. No one worth being remembered was a hermit. Step outside your comfort zone and know that every day, every hour, every minute, you are gaining valuable experience in the journey of you.

Don't wait for that moment to come...seize the one right in front of you. No matter what I tell you, the truth is that you can never lose. The fact that you took the initiative to make something happen means you will gain insight into your life and become your own victor. Often times the mind will lie, but the truth is, you are the best you that can ever be. Live it , be it, and love it

Until next time...

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  1. "no one worth being remembered was a hermit" - this really hit home! thanks Chad for the great reminder to just be in Life! - mark

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