Sometimes, it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that we are victims of our circumstances.

We look at our situation, wonder why others seem happier and more successful than ourselves and suspect that fate (whatever that is) has decided that this is our lot in life.

It’s not.

You have more power that you think.

You have the power to decide and no-one can take that power away from you.

You decide:

  • How hard you work,
  • How courageous you will be,
  • How passionate you will be,
  • Whether or not you are going to keep learning,
  • To build connections with others,
  • Your attitude towards life,
  • How much you look after your body and soul,
  • How much love you are going to offer those closest to you,
  • To become a victim or a victor,
  • To smile,
  • Your reaction to your circumstances,
  • How grateful you are going to be towards the great things that you have,
  • How resourceful you are going to be when life throws you a curve-ball.

It’s also important to note that when you make the above decisions, one way or the other (and not making a decision is a decision in itself), you are also deciding:

  • Your earning potential,
  • Your physical state,
  • Your emotional state,
  • Your level of optimism regarding the future,
  • Your career options, now and in the years to come,
  • The health of your relationships.

You decide, you decide, you decide!

I know that life and the people around us will influence these decisions, but the sooner you (and I) understand that we are ultimately responsible for the decisions that we make, the sooner we can get on with maximising the magnificent opportunities that there are to make a significant difference in the world.

If you’re not happy with your current situation, make a decision to change it.

Do you want to live a truly remarkable life and utilise your unique skills to make a positive difference?

You don’t have to wait for permission, for someone else to ask you or for life to get better.

You just have to decide to do it.

What are you waiting for?

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