Influence

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops” (Henry Adams). Recognize that you have wonderful assets to offer and edify the world. Never stop believing in your dreams or ability to help empower, inspire, motivate, and transform lives. See in others what they may not see in themselves, while encouraging growth, progress, potential, and forward momentum. Lead or get out of the way. Possibilities and opportunities are endless when people are bound by nothing and believe in the can-do capable power of themselves, subsequently making dreams come true. A key pivotal difference between you and every person that accomplishes great things in life is that they persevere longer, while diligently striving toward personal passionate endeavors.

Seeking Wisdom

“True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubts often, and changes his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubts not; he knows all things but his own ignorance” (Akhenaton). Practice making decisions quickly through self-awareness by knowing thyself well and increasing wisdom and understanding, which are lifelong endeavors. The more knowledge acquired reveals how little we truly know. Stay insatiably curious and hungry, constantly hunting to unearth golden nuggets of prudent insights that help mankind.

Brave Independence

Be brave enough to try new things, go new places, form new relationships, and forgive—letting go completely, while loving more deeply. We can learn much by doing, instead of passively sitting on the side lines of life, becoming more futilely dependent upon others for our happiness and everyday personal responsibilities. Passive dependent personality disorder is not uncommon. The character flaws can be remedied through acknowledging they exist.

Awareness is the first step in all healing. Let’s take responsibility for our own lives, not enabling others’ dependence, only encouraging autonomous greatness from within—by doing and believing our part. Acts of service for others are wonderful modalities toward remedying fretful maladies, in turn, becoming more grateful through the process. Live free from anxiety and worry—enjoying who you are and what you have. Think not of lack or deleterious envy, only abundance of blessings in your life.