2008 is Great Because this is Your Year

A new year to make things happen, to start over, to make your life shine. A
new beginning all over again. Now is your time to start a new. Start off
strong, be aggressive in achieving your goals and making your aspirations a
reality. Leave procrastination in 07 and be great in 08! No excuses, no
reasons why you can’t do this or do that. Be determined to keep your spirit
of completion alive and healthy.

A new year, new time, A new you? Who knows? Only you, I suppose. Your actions and your way of thinking that will determine weather or not you are the renewed you or the regular old you! If you are happy with the old you then DON’T CHANGE A THING! If you're not, now is the time to make those adjustments

For many of us, the new year is a clean slate. We are invigorated by what the future holds if we just follow through with our plans. HMMMMMM! Follow
through, starting something and finishing it, going all the way, completion.
How easily completion eludes us, when we get tired or bored or the task
becomes too difficult.

So some advice, start off small, complete small tasks set for yourself and
build your way to bigger and bolder endeavors. As the tasks become easier to
complete, gradually escalate your level of difficulty to challenge yourself
however not so much to become discouraged. Set short term, achievable goals
and then move forward. Completion and feelings of achievement not only feel
good but build stamina and confidence. You will accomplish more if you feel
good about yourself and you know that you have completed projects that you
have started in the past.

Whatever it is that you want to achieve, YOU CAN ACHIEVE IT! YOU CAN HAVE
IT! YOU CAN DO IT! This is not about anyone but you! Encourage yourself,
become self determined, self motivated, self sufficient. You are the only
one that can make the decision for you to be the you that you have always
wanted to be. Why not be that you now?

This is your year and your time to shine. What are you waiting for? Go out
there and make it happen.

2008 is Great because this is your year!

Happy Thursday!

Useful or Useless: Which are You?

I hear people say all of the time, "I need to go to the gym. I’m getting fat. I need to stop smoking. I need to eat better. I need to be more efficient with my money. I need, I need, I need." STOP TALKING ABOUT IT AND DO IT!

No one wants to hear you wine and complain about what you ought to do or what you want to do and then watch you do nothing about it. You are wasting oxygen. If you actually want to do something, you will act on it. If you’re hungry, you’ll eat. If you’re thirsty, you will drink.  Why must you talk all of the time and do nothing you ever talk about?  It is so very annoying, and no one respects what you say because they know you will never take action.

The time is now to make change! The time is now to make a decision to move, to make your mark, become a new person by coordinating your thoughts with actions… by giving your words meaning. James Brown said it best in song when he said, “Talkin loud and sayin nothing!" Is that you?

All I am saying is this: we all talk about things – changes that we want to make in life. Why not do more than talk? Make it happen, take the step, and make the change. Go to the gym, invest that money, ask her to marry you, make thefirst move, learn how to play an instrument. Whatever it is, do it. There is more to life than wanting to do something. There is …….actually doing something. If you are not going to do anything, then do those around you a favor and keep quiet until you’re ready to act.

Talk without action is useless talk. Useful or useless… which one are you?

Happy Thursday!