15 Minutes for the NEXT 15 Years of Your LIFE | – Spiritual Journey

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if you want to begin to really enjoy a happy successful healthy life you’ve got to be willing to go against the tide you’ve got to be willing to harness your will [Music] and say in spite of this I’m in control here I’m not going to let this get me down I’m not going to let this destroy me it doesn’t matter about what happens to you what matters is what are you going to do about it what are you going to do now Les how long are you going to tell everybody at the bus stop and anybody who would stand and listen to you and you’re going to repeat the same thing over and over and over and over and over again how many times do we have to hear that don’t go around telling people what your story is everybody has a story eighty percent don’t care and 20 glad it’s you you can permit it to let you let it hold you down or you can decide I’m not going to let that happen to me I’m bigger than this yes make a declaration to yourself declare all-out war that you’re going to get out of this rug I don’t care how good you ought to care how talented you are I don’t care how much you work on yourself there are some times when things aren’t going to go right they just are not going to go right there are times when anything that can happen will happen the challenges of life how do we get stuck your mind is is you know when you’re going to a service station to get gas you don’t go in there and just start pumping when you push the lever up it clears the previous bill by the same token if you want to begin to move you’ve got to clear your mind of all the unnecessary luggage and baggage that’s weighing us down I couldn’t move I couldn’t think about what am I going to do you’re going to have people to do things to you things are going to happen to you and the most important thing to do is to harness your will and let it go and move so you can grow so you can get on with your life sometimes your life will be in a slump just like sports some of the best Shooters can’t hit baskets different times in games they get in a slump do they sit on the sideline and say you know I just didn’t hit a basket today no they continue to execute I suggest to you that if you are facing a challenge don’t stop stay busy work your plan continue to do those things that you know that work for you after you have evaluated yourself from the situation continue to move stay busy stay busy stay busy you want a free throw line get your team’s down by one you get to shoot two free throws at zero time on the clock game seven of the NBA final like we all dream of that but didn’t we get in real life we want to be punks we get in real life we solve it’s like yo let the gas go up I’m gonna make more money let the inflation go up game seven man like this game seven in London let’s go if it was easy everybody would do it I don’t even want it to be easy everybody would get a PhD if it was easy to get a PhD then it wouldn’t be valuable so I tell people like look look at the tragedies and say yo you thought well enough for me to come at me this is what I do cut all the lights off if you want to you’re not going to stop me because you got all the lights this is where I thrive and I’m saying if you’re a real human because we are a little different than some of the other things that were created we have a whale there’s some things that we have I’m like active made it instead of crying and quitting and giving up again we’re going to go through pain prepare yourself in advance for these situations so that when they come you have a better chance of controlling those situations and not letting those situations control you 50 Now 60 maybe 80 maybe 90 of my life is going already I don’t have in time Tom is not waiting for me Tom is not my friend and I’m not talking about your type of time I’m talking about t i m e time don’t like nobody Tom hate all of us time is trying to stay away from us you think I’ma waste the rest of the time that I got to be operating out here crying and complaining blaming somebody no so what I’m complaining about but the time you have children by the time you have uh made a way for your children by the time you’ve paid for your home you’re pushing 60 years old so life is real short so yeah while you’re traveling out of all you’re sleeping out of all your school at a ball entertainment you’ve probably been half your life doing nothing so what am I I’m 35 years old 30 more years I’ll be 65. we don’t have no more influence we can’t do nothing much at 65 so we don’t have it about 80 years on Earth this is a test to see where will we spend our life in heaven hell this is not the life now your real self is inside you your body gets old your hair is leaving you your bodies get tired but your soul and your spirit never die that’s gonna live forever so your body is just housing your soul and spirit so God is testing us on how we treat each other how we live you know how much time and energy people spend the average person I’m just doing the ballpark figure they spend years and years maybe a decade complaining bitching and whining and still nothing change I could be using that time to change my life I could be inducing that time to embrace the reality of life and the reality of the [ __ ] that I’ve done to put my so I paid for my ticket I got on the train it was many stops that came I didn’t get off at them stops I went to the final destination of the kid that I was living in I went through the process of that dump kit I grew up I evolved from that now it’s time to live now it’s time to just be out here on a journey through life experiencing new things new ideas exposure and that’s what I realized I wasn’t a lot of us don’t expose ourselves to new things new ideas we’re not open open to different open to change everything that I want to do is for me that’s why it’s here everything that you want to do you can do that’s why it’s here it is about are you willing to put the work everything is out here for everybody that’s why it’s out here once you able to breathe you got all the tools you need please don’t put a limit on what you can do when you haven’t even tried to do what you’re capable of doing see somebody along the way told you you were supposed to retire and it’s 65 you’re supposed to get a check and we like idiots decided that we should cash in our lives at those particular years that’s what made that decision and guess what when you think like that guess what you dress like you oh you walk like you oh you talk like you retired because somebody told you at this age you supposed to throw in the towel no if you’re willing to pursue your dream then your goals change and your in your level of sacrifice change was I afraid yes was I certain there was certainty in what I was doing though but also in the back of my mind I’m gonna tell you I cheated a little bit I said I could always go back to happy yeah I cheated myself and then finally after a year I wouldn’t stop cheating yourself why was it cheating yourself because when you want to do something in your life you don’t put options out there you don’t put a b plan well you don’t know where you’re going in life do not look four years down the line do not look two years all year you look next week next month you keep your goals short and that way as you accomplish those goals then you can start piling up little trophies a little moments to know that you actually accomplishing something you actually climbing the steps to success and so I always tell people shortening your goals shorten your window and that’s how you find your voice most people are standing jobs or working things or even marriages or relationships because they fear change can I do better can I get a better opportunity will somebody hire me will somebody date me or somebody married would somebody want my kids that I have that’s a fear and people don’t want to make change so I don’t just take it from just an entrepreneurial standpoint I take that conversation to the social behavior of people where they don’t want to make adjustments because they’ve already told themselves they can’t do it and when you make adjustments when you when you stop yourself first really sad because let somebody else tell you what you cannot do but in the process of that prepare for success in other words are you willing to put time in your next move and a lot of people a lot of people say things like I’m not a morning person I don’t really know what that means I really don’t I have 24 hours in the day I try to take advantage of every hour and I have certain rules that I initially tell people on a regular basis if you want to start living a successful life start locking into a consistent time that you should get up every day don’t let it deviate don’t if you say get up at eight o’clock don’t don’t don’t hit the snooze and get up at 8 30. I get up at 4 30. that’s just my time I’m not a happy guy getting up but that’s a goal I said and I’ma just tell you this honestly if you’re about to make a change in your life and you feel uncomfortable that’s the best feeling you can have because For the first time in your life you’re making a decision that’s going to be best for you and not what somebody told you to do and that’s when all bets are off man because you’re about to enter some some uncharted waters that’s going to force you to challenge yourself to be perfect in so many ways then and shooting for Perfection is all good you don’t shoot for average because you’re not gonna hit it you’re not going to hit all of that if you shoot for Perfection and you hit good or great you winning they think it’s a permanent fix they think it’s something that are constant they think that maybe once I get it I’m gonna hold on to it nothing is permanent nothing is permanent and a lot of times you have to learn to perform without motivation you get to learn perform without purpose you have to learn to perform a lot of different things and that’s what people think they think I need to have this motivation to work out to study to be better so if they don’t have it they just don’t do it and that’s where you fail you have to learn to train your mind well beyond motivation if you have motivation that’s great that’s some can lean to the fire all it takes is a little bit and Sparky you can burn the whole Force up but motivation you get to learn to exist without it you have to be your best self and your least motivated and that’s the tricky part about all that motivation is just a word you have to have these different things in your mind on where you want to go and know that motivation is not going to get me there because I’m not going to always be motivated I don’t really like those words self-help or self-management or self-improvement I don’t really like what those words have come to mean these days because there’s a lot of people out there that are constantly trying to improve themselves by looking for the one change the one change right the one change in their life that’s gonna make their dreams come true now I’m no guru and I definitely don’t claim to be I’m just a man but I will tell you this it isn’t one thing and it isn’t ten things and it isn’t a hundred things it isn’t a quick path and there are no shortcuts meditation won’t get you there and neither will a miracle drug or an organic supplement or some SuperFood getting better isn’t a hack or a trick or a one change that you need to make getting better is a campaign it’s a campaign it’s a daily a weekly it’s an hourly fight an incessant fight that doesn’t stop against weakness and against Temptation and against laziness it’s a campaign of discipline a campaign of hard work and dedication it’s waking up early and going to bed late and grinding out every second in between every single day so you want to get better you want to self-improve stop looking for a shortcut and go find your alarm clock find your discipline and find your guts and your passion and your drive and find it you will and then you will find your freedom find somebody that you can help so you can forget about you for a moment see sometimes the best thing to do is to be sometimes you have to just back up and go within yourself a bow and arrow you you can’t take a boat and just push it out of there you just can’t push the arrow out you have to pull it back and then release it sometimes you’ll have to back up and go within and pray and meditate and recharge your batteries go away clear your head and then come back and look at it from a different vantage point don’t operate while you’re under the spell or the effect of what’s going on next thing is that you’ve got to activate the Thinker in you don’t allow your emotions to control you we are emotional but you want to begin to discipline your emotion if you don’t discipline and contain your emotions they will use you your mind goes on automatic just like a god you know you know weeds don’t have to have any encouragement to grow you don’t have to water them they don’t have to get Sunshine they don’t have to have fertile ground they will grow through the cracks of a sidewalk am I right but if you want to grow orchids or roses or any kind of exotic flowers there are special processes and procedures you must go through well by the same token you don’t have to force yourself or motivate yourself to think negatively to be depressed to hate somebody to want revenge you want to get back at somebody to beat yourself up over the head to feel loaded with guilt you don’t have to make any effort to do that your mind is on automatic it will do that by itself but if you want to begin to move into your own personal greatness if you want to begin to really enjoy a happy successful healthy life you’ve got to be willing to go against the tide you’ve got to be willing to harness your will and say in spite of this I’m in control here I’m not going to let this get me down I’m not going to let this destroy me I’m coming back and I’ll be stronger and better because of it you have got to make a declaration this is what you stand for you’re standing up for your dreams you’re standing up for peace of mind you’re standing up for health you want it and you’re going to go all out to have it it’s not going to be easy when you want to change it’s not easy if it were in fact easy everybody to do it but if you’re serious you’ll go all out



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