Simplifying things always make things simpler. Even if on the moment it doesn’t seem so. The human race has survived for hundreds of thousands of years, mainly due to the ability to adapt, but especially due to the power to focus on one thing at a time.
These days, the Internet is accessible to more than half of the world’s population. Those who are fortunate enough to be born when the Internet began to “rumble”, can’t imagine a different life. For them, every time they wanted to find information, they searched on the Internet.
Nowadays, the information is just a click away. We got used to it. However, the ease with which we can reach information combined with an increasingly need to know everything and be aware of everything around us seems to do us more harm than good. At least for the majority of us.
Who Controls Who? You Decide.
“You have two choices: to control your mind or to let your mind control you.” Paulo Coelho
In today’s world, your most valuable asset is your attention. If you let others control your attention, you will do what other’s want. This comes with severe consequences, probably the most important of these is for you to be controlled.
If other people or other things can get your attention, eventually, they may be able to control you. Nobody says you should not watch a movie or play a game, from time to time. But if you keep doing this every day, while you say you want to build an online business, it is clear who controls who.
Each one of us must decide for himself. Which means that if you want to be in a different position than you are right now, you have to do different things every day, until you become who you want to be.
Time does not forgive anyone, and regret hurts the worst. A decision can be taken in a split of a second. However, it would be better to make it as soon as possible because nothing is built overnight.
So do well and regain control of your thoughts and your attention so that you can enjoy a life lived consciously and intentionally.
It’s a Long Way to Go, but it Can Start at Any Time.
The beauty of any path in life is that it can be started by anyone and almost anywhere. There are infinite things we can choose to focus on, but there are only a few things we can accomplish during the day.
It’s no secret. Choosing a big goal, and breaking it into pieces is the way to go. Once you have decided what you want, you will also find the strength to put everything into practice to accomplish it. After that, all you have to do is to focus on one thing at a time.
No matter what happened, keep track of everything and do your best to improve from day to day. Find what works for you and stick to it. You can be your greatest ally but at the same time, your greatest enemy. Choose wisely.
At this moment, if you have a roof over your head, food to put on the table and an Internet connection, you can make anything you want come true. Why not start right now? Remember, though, to focus on one thing at a time.
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