Be Driven

Written by Debbie O'Meara

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When you were small and told Mom, Dad, and Santa Claus what you wanted for Christmas, were you vague? Did you say you wanted a new bike, and left it at that? Hardly. You knew what model, what color, how many speeds. You had that bike picked out. So Mom, Dad, and Santa knew exactly what to get. You werenít going to leave that to chance, were you?

Think about wanting a new car, andÖwell, it could be just about anything, and youíre getting what you asked for, right? Think aboutrepparttar red Mercedes CLK 320 Cabriolet withrepparttar 137149 charcoal leather interior, walnut trim, 6-disc CD playerÖyou getrepparttar 137150 picture, and so doesrepparttar 137151 universe. It canít fulfill what you want unless you tell it.

We keep our prosperity mindsets alive. Thatísrepparttar 137152 framework. Within that we gain clarity on specifically what we want, and learn to ask for it. Thatís how we learn to manifest those things, those desires, that are unique and special to us.

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Written by Fatimah Musa

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3. Interruptrepparttar negative self-talks and critics.

Your self-talks will not stop and mostly they are negative and criticizing. This is a challenge especially when you are trying and working hard on yourself.

Learn to listen to them. Catch them "inrepparttar 137129 act". Remove, cancel, and delete. Do whatever within your power to fight back.

Itís funny how you could move away from people who criticize you. At times you can even tell them to shut their mouth up and you canít even tell your voices within to leave you alone.

You need to be aware. You must listen. Then when you hear, you could either so gently tellrepparttar 137130 voices to leave you alone.

Or, ifrepparttar 137131 voices are softly whispering, tell them firmly to get out. Consciously now, speak something out loud or within yourself that you are worthy.

However and whatever you say, feed your ears and your mind with encouraging words like "I love myself". Isnít it better than hearing it say over and over again how hopeless you are?

4. Remember and recall successful and positive experiences.

If you really try, you will be able to remember a few of your success. I sat down in a "relaxed mode" and at first have to force myself to think of one experience that I was proud of.

Soon enough, I found out that I had quite a number of beautiful experiences.

- There was a time when I was given 3 promotions in a year.

- I rememberedrepparttar 137132 time when I sat with my friends watchingrepparttar 137133 sun setting onrepparttar 137134 horizon.

- I recalled my first experience snorkeling and seeingrepparttar 137135 beautiful and colorful fishes underrepparttar 137136 sea... in spite of my fear of water.

- The day when I first saw my niece one hour after she was born.

When you can play back these memories and experiences, you will realize that you have had great times many times over.

Why rewind and playrepparttar 137137 sad and dis-empowering movies in your mind? Will it make you feel good?

If not discard them just as easy as throwing photographs that we do not wish to look at.

This is a mindís game. We can decide what to do with our mind.

Richard Bandler stated thatrepparttar 137138 brain is his favorite toy. Letís make that ours too. We have them too donít we?

5. Keep a journal. This can be therapeutic. You can write down what you think and feel.

No one is going to correct your grammar. No one is going to argue about it. This is because no one is going to see it. It is yours.

Why let those words keep voicing out in your head. Write them out. Say what you want to say.

And maybe laugh at some of them when you sit back and read them many months later.

Write down your activities too. How much time did you spend sleeping? What time did you get up?

What wasrepparttar 137139 first thing you saw when you got up? Whom did you meet today and how long did you use your time for socializing?

How many push-ups did you do today?What ideas came to your mind today? What have you learned at work? What can you do to improve your income?

6. Read and listen. When I first started out again, I did not have many friends. My weekends were quiet.There were moments when I dreaded justrepparttar 137140 thought of it.

I did not have many books to read and I did not have much money to buy them. So I spent my time atrepparttar 137141 public library.

Reading motivational and inspiration books helped me especially at those times when I was down and out.

I read and read. It has kept me inspired and my interest in other subjects has broadened.

After a while I started to listen to motivational tapes. I fed my mind. I was determined to make my life work.

7. Pray. When you are down and out, and you think that no one is there for you, think again. Asrepparttar 137142 saying goes, "you are invisibly being watched over".

Fatimah Musa provides information, tips and quotes to help people become aware that any future growth starts with their personal growth. You can visit Fatimah at

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