First Step to Success, eliminate your inner obstacles

Written by Olakunbi Korostensky

Copyright 2005 Flaming Life Coaching INC.

Think back to a time in your life when you felt inspired and excited to make a significant change. Did you go for it or did your inner obstacles get inrepparttar way?

Your thoughts and beliefs arerepparttar 147245 foundation on which you build your success. You can't build a solid house on a foundation of clay and debris andrepparttar 147246 same truth holds for your success.

If your thoughts and beliefs are shaky, these obstacles will hold you back unless you eliminate them.

Sometimes it is our friends, colleagues and family members who sowrepparttar 147247 seed of doubts by trying to talk you out of changing your path. It is when you decide to make a better life for yourself that your decision will be met by all kinds of cautious warnings. All unsolicited underrepparttar 147248 guise of serious concern and well meaning.

People will say such things as "that sounds great, "but do you have any idea how much that will cost you or how long it'll take to getrepparttar 147249 kind of result you want?" Or, "And what will you do if it doesn't work out?" Or, "what will happen if . . .?" Downright to "you'd better stick to what you have now, at least you know what you've got".

Regardlessrepparttar 147250 origin of these warnings, they only serve to increase your level of anxiety and self doubts. The best way to handle such opinions is to thank your friends for their concern. Turn deaf ears to their platitudes and decide to watch out for whom you share your ideas with inrepparttar 147251 near future.

Learning to handle obstacles isrepparttar 147252 best way to stand your ground and succeed. While running away only undermines your self esteem.

Nature presents you with these challenges in order to learn to weatherrepparttar 147253 storm and grow stronger.

To succeed at overcoming obstacles you need to haverepparttar 147254 guts not to quit, but to see things through; to haverepparttar 147255 strong faith to believe more in yourself than inrepparttar 147256 obstacles and to haverepparttar 147257 willingness to do what it takes to turnrepparttar 147258 obstacles around.

This means, you need to stand up to your obtacles and firmly believe you can overcome them. When you attack your obstacles and do something about them, you'll find that they are not as threatening as they appeared to be at first.


Written by Julie Cohen

WORDS THAT INSPIRE A monthly quick shot to motivate you, in less than 45 seconds, from Julie Cohen Coaching

What is your PASSION?

Dictionary*says: strong liking for or devotion to some activity, object or concept; object of desire or deep interest; love.

What it REALLY means: doing something or believing in something that matters to you; making choices based on something that energizes you and excites you; one ofrepparttar reasons you enjoy getting up inrepparttar 147244 morning and doing what you do.

Why it MATTERS? Incorporating PASSION into your life and work feels good. Excitement replaces drudgery; Meaningful replaces ‘so what?’; ‘Want to’ replaces ‘should do’.

Questions that INSPIRE: •What is your PASSION? What action, belief, vision or object excites and interests you? •What would it feel like if this PASSION was a part of your life every day? •How is that feeling different from now? •What one step can you take today which will make your PASSION more a part of your life or your work?

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