TG L IYER,
There isapoem on persistence and determination which says: “When things go wrong as they sometimes will Whenthe roadyouare buildingseemsalluphill When the funds are low and the debts are high And you want to smile but you have to sigh When care is pressing you down a bit Rest if you must but don’t you quit For life is queer with its twists and turns As every one of us sometimes learns And many a failure turns about When he might have won if he had stuck it out Success is failure turned inside out The silver tint of the clouds of doubt And you never can tell how close you are If may be near when it seems so far So stick on to the fight when you are harder hit It is when things seem worst that you must not quit” -Anonymous Once you have clearly established your goals and plans and you have made the decision you will never give up until you achieve them, you begin to use the continuous action technique to maintain your momentum towards your objectives. The principle of momentum has also emotional and spiritual dimensions.
You feel it in the sensation of motivation and excitement. You experienceasyoumovetowardstheachievement of same thing of something you care about. Manypeoplelaunchthemselvestowardsagoal and allow themselves to go slow and stop. Once you stop, you often find that getting yourself move again seems a little difficult, but try to race aheadtomovefastertowardsthetarget.Afamous football coach once said thatthere are four kinds of players. First those who have the ability and know it.Second,thosewhohave abilityanddon’t know it. Third who don’t have ability and they know it. Fourth, who don’t have ability and don’t know it.The one thatmakes you proud is the one who is not good enough to play but it means so much to him and he puts so much into it that he does anyhow. There is an old saying that you tend to play to the level of your competition. Good teams with good players can play poorly against teams with less ability.
Theymaywinbutthey pushed themselves to that level of effort that allowed them to defeat the competition. In a win-lose scenario, wealllose.AbrahamMaslowoncesaid:“Everyone seems to be aware at some level management outragesthedignityoftheworker.Whenthathappens, he fights back to restore his dignity and self-esteem. If this is understood as attempts to maintain dignity, things will happen to the circumstance with unexpected results.” Successful people don’t procrastinate. Instead of thinking about doing something, they do it. High achievers in any field, dive into something, mess it up, overhaul it, repackage it and before you know it they have accomplished a seemingly impossible task. Experienced people say that ninety percent of work is done if you only just begin the task! May be, that many people begin a task andgiveitupinthemiddle.Elegant solutionsrarelypresentthemselves at first.
Once we begin, the solution becomes refined. Looking back in life glorious memories sometimes come to the fore. It is an exciting journey down memory lane orit can be a road filled with curves and potholes. Either way, the past is perhaps thebestteacheronecanhave!H.L.Wayland once said: “The only people who don’t make any mistakes are in the grave”. Mistakes are proofs that you are taking risks and that just sitting aroundwaiting thattheworldwouldbring treasures is a great mistake. Mistake means that when you are planning something, it does not move in the desired direction. The cost of a mistake is easy to bear when you understand the lessons coming from it. Happiness is the meaning and purpose, the whole aim and the end of human existence.
Everyone has a purpose in life.Aunique gift or a special talent is the one who give to others in life. When we blend this unique talent and service to others,weexperiencetheecstasyandexhalationof our ownspiritwhich is theultimate goal of all goals. Most people fail to realize just communicating with a person can relieve suffering. The power of simply listening to a person in pain is itself a big healing process. Not only the person who is suffering benefits, you too get benefittedalongwithit.Optimismand positive thinking in the face of tragedy and distress have seen manya person go from tragedytotriumph.When you make a decision about your behaviour you must be prepared to accept the results too!