Ever wondered how some people are successful in everything they do?
They can start a new business, or a new project, or come up with a new product and everything just seems to fall into place.
While others struggle no matter how hard they try? They do all the so called correct things they “remove their limiting beliefs” … and “work on their mindset” …and “hustle" 24/7 only to succeed in burning out!
It's super frustrating and that frustration can build into doubt…"is it me…or is it my ideas that are the problem here?” … "I really don’t know anymore!” … “why can’t I make this work?”
This kind of narrative can lead people to feel as if they are not living to their full potential. And you know what …they're not!
How do I know this? Because I’ve lived through that struggle. I’ve lived through that frustrating doubt that seems to bind us into a perpetual cycle of...
Had the chance to chat with Brian from The Marketers Mindset about just that. :)
For those of us that aspire to meditate well it can be easy to get caught in thoughts of how wonderful it would be to have flawless concentration. As most of us carry expectations into our meditation sessions, and yet as we sit with a mind that continues to wander, continues to play the uncontrollable buffoon, it is easy to become disheartened.
Successful meditators on the other hand—no strike that—successful people, embrace failure. That is, they embrace the possibility of failure for such people are not put off by long and difficult journeys. In fact they are often inspired by such challenges. Great meditators have an innate ability to see through their everyday likes and dislikes, enabling them to offset short term pleasure for long term goals.
This ability sees restlessness as an enemy of meditation, and understands the benefits of disregarding short term hardships that may arise through meditation.
Be like a meditator, think like a meditator: embrace failure.