SECRETS OF PERSPECTIVE (PART 3)

“Life Is About What And How You See”

“There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.”Aldous Huxley

If i pour water into a glass half full, and i ask tell me what you’re seeing, some people will see the glass half full, others will see it half empty, another person will see a glass that’s twice as big as it needs to be. The big gap or difference between the various types of levels we have, the successful and the unsuccessful, the wealthy and pauper folks is the way they see life, what they give to life, and their approaches to life. The difference between the CEO and gateman, the miserable and the achievers, the lazy and the hardworking individuals, the visionaries and the aimless minds, the leader and the surbofinates, the intelligent and dullard individuals, the spiritual and non spiritual, the planners and ignorant ones, the wise and the fools is the release of the force of perspective.

Dynamism and nature of governmental systems that vary from land to land, region to region and from country to country has immensely contributed and controlled by different kinds of perspectives which can not be undermined. Moreso, differences in individuals, groups, institutions and systems are directly and indirectly traced to the force of perspectives discharged.

The understanding of your perspective provides meaning and builds your thought pattern, whereas your thoughts pattern is responsible for your actions. You don’t just act, you’ve engaged certain psychological processes before you act or give response to things or matters in your world. Our perspectives and thinking abilities are great gifts to mankind as they design our lives either positively or negatively. Nevertheless, mankind has abused these gifts but the world is still benefiting from the very few individuals who have disposed right and healthy perspectives, thoughts, ideas, and deeds.

However, your given consideration and interpretation to situations, subjects, and circumstances are based on the level of how clearly you see through life. If you perceive seeing movie corrupts children’s minds and affect their performance, then from your perspective seeing a movie is bad, or you have the standpoint of view that meeting resourceful friends every month challenges you and gives you more positive mindsets and outcomes, then, making friends would look essential and important to you or vice versa. To always get the best outcome of life, learn how to determine the positive and healthy perspective to engage no matter what. Learning in the right perspective gives a positive direction which safeguards your steps and engagements.

Let your daily communication, utterance, engagement, interaction, action, response, participation, and goal be birthed from healthy perspective that has genuine vision. If you observe the world from a lion’s perspective, you’ll see through the lion’s eyes, likewise if you view life from a sheep’s perspective, you will see through the sheep’s perspective. In drawing, perspective gives your drawing the appearance of depth or distance of what you can perceive, imagine or see in becoming visualized. However, some individual’s perspective to life at large is blur, indistinct, fuzzy, unfocused, hazy, ill defined and vague therefore, whenever we say someone “has healthy perspective,” we mean the person has a sensible and clear outlook on life.

Daily inputs of mankind over years and decades are traceable to the way and manner of which mankind response to certain perspectives which built ideologies, mentalities, interpretations, and views on everything visible, invisible, tangible, intangible, durable, non durable, living and non living things. Globally speaking, external and internal tragedies, failures, misconducts, malpractices, and big loss of lives and properties so far can’t be accurately measured, more beyond normal has happened to mankind through the presence of mankind’s appearances of vista to life. Mankind’s outcome in life isn’t responsible for the failures, disappointments, satisfactions, fulfilments and successes, perspective is the influencing factor. Perspective births mankind’s outlook and way of life.

Your reality is as you perceive it to be. So, it is true, that by altering this perception we can alter our reality.”William Constantine

More so, all high results, successes, reputations and surprises the world has ever experienced have been on various directions, degrees, depths, lengths, and weights of perspective released from individuals, families, societies, institutions, initiatives, governments, leaders, founders, scientists, inventors, companies, beliefs, and tribes.

Men and women had done themselves more harms by not engaging and opening the right perspective to live. Our perspectives on life come from the physical, psychological, and spiritual inadequacy which eventually held us captive. Right perspective can heal a physical, psychological and spiritual life that lacks adequate information, deep insight, precise direction, and right vision. Nevertheless, the level and degree of achievement and satisfaction in life are tied to the nature and direction of individual’s perspective.

You can’t just grow beyond your perspective. Your perspective is your eyes before you act, you actually act based on the percent or types of those elements you can only see or perceive. Peradventure, if those elements you can see are inadequate or unclear or ill-defined, interpretations, actions or responses you shall definitely give will exactly be like what you saw or perceived and vice versa.

Anticipate for part 4….

Cheers!

SECRETS OF PERSPECTIVE (PART 2)

“You’re Your Perspective “

Obviously, we can’t deny the concepts, initiatives, knowledge, wisdom, ideas, strategies, effects and impacts we’ve gotten directly and indirectly from business, financial literacy, education, media, religions, art and entertainment for the quest for survival, relevance and significance. Much has been done to this contemporary world from the various perspectives and meanings these areas carry and do channel to mankind at every era.

Every home, every father, every mother, every child, every tribe, every group, every institution, every leader, every company, every government, every establishment, everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives are products and pictures of their perspectives to life.

The sum total of our achievement, significance, joy and suffering, numerous confident religions, concepts, ideologies, economic doctrines, every hero and coward, every creator, every author, every destroyer and builder of civilization, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, every mother and father, every child, inventor and explorer, every teacher of morals, every corrupt and faithful politician, every superstar, every visionary leader, every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived based on perspective both individually and corporately.

Planet earth is the only world known so far to harbor life, there is nowhere else, at least in the near future, to which mankind could migrate. Take it or not, for this moment the planet earth is where we make our standpoint of views.

“You’re Your Perspective, Your Perspective Is You”

There’s a pertinent relationship between your perspective which makes up to be your identity and your vision which is a great gift. Who you are is a product of your perspective; the kind and nature of your being is in line with your actual perspective to life and to who you should become. So far that your perspective can’t be separated from you, it makes you. You might see someone of your height, sex, color, physical appearance, fatness, calling, talent, or discipline but it will be difficult to see a personality that has hundred percent of the perspective you for humanity, matters, life and death. That’s what makes you; the originality of you. This authenticates that you are your perspective, and your perspective is you. Your behavior, character, attitude, belief, interest, and motivation are all attached to your perspective.

Success in life is a mindset therefore, there’s a perspective to success. Definitely, your very perspective is what truly defines you success, failure, relevance, significance, and satisfaction. Every step and action taken by individuals and institutions across the globe have been the result of the directions and pictures of their perspectives to life and subjects they uphold. What actually shapes your thoughts, initiatives and deeds is your perspective.

“Your Perspective is like a compass”

Your perspective has the power to give your life a particular design and pattern, and it takes your life to the destination of the direction you choose. Therefore, perspective is like a designer, a moulder, or a constructor, the degree, level and depth of it you exercise has influence in determining the shape, colour and value your life smells. The two ways of perspective entail the healthy perspective and the unhealthy perspective; whichever you dance to will always give you necessary outcome accordingly. Our failures or successes are answers to the way of perspective we choose and engage.

“What shapes your thoughts and deeds is the force of your perspectives”

The place you look determine what you wlll see, but the way you look determines how you see. If you look up, you can only see things that are above, and if you look down you’ll only see what are below. Looking at the same direction, you can’t compare what someone who bends down to look will see to another man who climbs a mountain will see. Definitely, both of them will see something but it can never be the same. This shows individual’s perspective to life, humanity, success, relevance, significance, subjects, affairs, and even life after death. None is perfect whereas, all is needed to accomplish effectively. This is why it’s essential for individuals to make their life balance by coming out of their unhealthy, narrow and shallow sole perspective to life and everything therein.

You need a healthy perspective to live a healthy life! Positive perspective starts when you start learning and educating your perspective through healthy and resourceful identities, concepts, environments, activities, engagements, thoughts and systems.

Cheers!

Watch out for part 3!

SECRETS OF PERSPECTIVE (PART 1)

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but in seeing with new eyes.” – Marcel Proust

“Your Perspective Is Your Mirror To Life “

This contemporary world we are is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena. All its entirety and human endeavours therein owe to the conception and birthing of mankind’s’ perspective. Different perspectives of every human being give particular definitions and create certain dimensions to this world. Every human being has vehemently contributed directly or indirectly to the actual shape, picture, definition, and operation of this world based on individual and corporate perspectives.

As regards perspective, can we all have a critical thinking of the endless cruelties across the globe caused and visited by the inhabitants, enemies, and leaders of every tribe, society, region, nation, and continent. In this piece, more enlightenment and transforming wisdom will be given, we’re going to do justify to the word “perspective”, and you’ll be able to understand how your perspective influences your thought patterns, actions, plans, results, and goals. You’ll also have the secret of how you can use your perspective like a key through out in achieving your plans and vision for the year.

Your philosophy, ideology, input and output emerge from your perspective, and they propel your actions. More so, this inspirational piece will give you better explanation on why you are who you are and why you repeat such successes, outcomes and/or failures.

Emphatically, this planet earth is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark therefore, our perspectives coined and then present our posturings, our embodiments, our imagined self-importance, our self-concept, and the delusion that we have some privileged position in this world. Understanding must come to mankind on this very essential note because all these are challenged by this point of pale light. In our obscurity, in all this vastness, there is no hint that help will come from else where to save us but from ourselves; from our vistas and perspectives. This makes our world.

We can check the frequent wars, socio-economic crisis, political affairs, unemployment, racisms, corruption, malpractices, religion crisis, gender inequalities, and other misunderstandings, let’s observe the pro activeness and eagerness to kill one another based on interests or beliefs, think of the rivers of blood spilled by all those generals or emperors so that, in glory and triumph, they could become the momentary masters of a fraction of a dot from a dispensation.

Across all families or households, religions, educational settings, media, art and entertainment industries, financial institutions, business world, governance and political world are operated and engaged by the various definitions initiated by mankind which is constituted by both living and dead individuals according to their perspectives to these areas of civilization. Their beliefs, attitudes, values, motivations and interests are obviously traceable to their various discharged perspectives.

All leaders both passed and existing ones in the areas of influence have established different kinds of mindset, belief, motivation, interest, value, and attitude based on how they view, relate and interpret all concerned matters and subjects in their respective areas of influence. Parents and guidance from all homes and families control their children or not, train their children well or not, educate their children or not, give their wards virtue or not, set the family and live based on how healthy or unhealthy they view and give interpretation to family system and the life at large.

The presence of unhealthy perspective has caused many fathers and mothers to fail woefully on their children, some destroyed their children’s destinies, many parents wrongly instructed and directed their children, whereas with healthy perspective we can see parents or guidance who are the source of the success, relevance, and fulfilment of their wards. So many parents and guidance’s impact on generations can not be overemphasized as the positive or negative perspective earns outcomes.

Cheers!

To be continued

THE LOST KEY

The quest to survive, be of worth and struggles of man on planet earth is as a result of lost of a pertinent key that carries the heart of life. True definition of a man’s life can only come from the access to this powerful key.

Dr Myles Munroe said, “the greatest tragedy in life is not death, but a life without a reason.” That “reason is the key to live your life judiciously. It is very dangerous to be alive and not know why you were given life. You will be seriously frustrated and depressed if you have time but not knowing why. Every man must come into the understanding of why he exists and lives.

Discovering your life purpose

Any man that doesn’t get the key to his or her life will not only live anyhow life but also will regret his or her miserable life that his or her seeds and generation will suffer from. In every man on earth God has deposited the solution to solve generational problems both existing and forth coming generations. You will live trans-generationally if you find the key to your life.

YOUR KEY TO TRUE LIFE IS YOUR PURPOSE, AND THAT PURPOSE IS THE BIGGEST REASON YOU ARE ON EARTH.
I have seen so many good people who cultured their minds to a wrong perspective that wealth, fame, name, building estates mansions, having great degrees, recognition, giving birth, promotion etc are what give satisfaction and evidence for fulfilling purpose in life. I say capital NO! NO!! NO!!! Everything on planet earth is created and came forth through the principle of purpose.

Wealth can never replace the place of your reason for existence. There’s always a location for every man on earth; media, art and entertainment, religion, business, finance, governance and politics, education or family. Great Fame and possessions will never give you the destination of your purpose on earth. Why? because your identity; who you are has a reason for existence and the reason of it on earth is your purpose.

Your WHO & WHY on earth are the two powerful forces and graces that authenticate your coming to earth, so there’s a reason why you’re who you are. And in who you are, loaded resources, potentials and tools to be used for the execution and extension of your purpose on earth. Your wealth, potentials, skills, inherent strenght, fame, revognition etc can only be resources and benifits for fulfilling your purpose on earth. Therefore, immediately you come into the realization of this understanding, you’ll get the meaning and significance of the reason you are birthed. And you start living life the way you are originally made, not the way you’re told or how you saw around you to live meaninglessly. You’ll start living your real life that you’re configured and created for immediately you come into the understanding of the very key to your own life.

I pity so many people because they have not be living their true life; they are living according to daily routine, parental dreams, some are living based on how they saw their parents, brothers, sisters, aunts, leaders or friends are living. Some even tried having possession, fame, wealth, children etc but upon all these they will see that they had lived a meaningless life throughout. Why? They work amiss; out of their blue print, because they don’t know why they are on earth and who they actually are. The key to your life is your purpose on earth, discover it!

You have a book which i called your blueprint. Every body on earth irrespective of where you come from, from whom you come from, tribe, culture, region, even if you’re conceived and delivered accidentally by your parents, you’re not accidental in the plan and agenda of your source. He chose and predestined you even before you can ever imagine your formation in the womb. Your creator sets you aside to represent a great figure, voice and solution in the world and that carries a reason alongside. So, the who you are is loaded and configured with all manners of skills, intelligence, wisdom, anointing, grace, access, sense of creativity and innovation, passion, potential, talent etc that will enable you to journey on the track towards the key to your life; purpose.

In your original book, which contains your blueprint designed by your Creator himself shows many things but I’ll highlight the major ones;

  1. It shows your destiny. Know this that there’s a predestined plan for you.
  2. It shows the very entity and name your maker calls you, not your earthly name, i’m not talking about that. Your creator is your manufacturer so when he was creating and designing you in His mind, He had a good picture, name, figure and voice in mind that he want you to be or represent on earth and He designed you for what He proposed in His Heart; his intention. He knows that very name of your Identity He actually created you before you entered your mother’s womb. Just like the manufacturer of iPhone proposed in his heart the kind of phone product he will make (Identity) and for what reason he producing that such expensive high tech phone (purpose) to the market (world).
    More so, you’re not just here on earth, you’re for a reason which is your purpose of surviving out of the millions sperm released. To know the purpose of a thing or product, you don’t ask the thing. You ask the producer. The purpose is the key to your life, and that will ultimately define your world (life) to you not as the society, leaders, friends, colleagues, parents, government, relatives etc have defined life for you to live.
  3. It shows your spiritual and natural endowments, potentials, abilities, passion, strength, graces and anointing upon your IDENTITY. Everyone on planet carries anointing upon.
  4. it gives you the sense of direction in life, that’s why you are different and have the consciousness of who you are as you journey into destiny.
  5. It shows your why on earth and the reason of why you are who you are, loaded with all such abilities, potentials, inspiration, strengths etc. This brings true life fulfilment and satisfaction, due to the solution and impact your life will release to your immediate location and to the world at large.

GET YOUR KEY TO LIFE!
ONLY THOSE WHO GET THE KEY TO LIFE TRULY LIVE!!
DON’T BE MISERABLE!!!
Cheers!

Discovering your purpose by Oluwasegun A. Sunday

THE KEY TO LIFE

There’s a pertinent key that authenticates man’s existence on planet earth. Until you find yours, you’re not fit to live! Every creature has a specific reason for existence, man inclusively. Until you hold the key to life, you can’t voice any meaning or significance in life. We’ve seen men and women who have all others, achieved a great degree of recognition in the society and in abroad, also people who even hustled, worked and hit a very high height with huge successes in life which apparently appeared as if they’ve arrived but these people could still come out to tell the world that they aren’t fulfilled. They know something is missing; they could feel it, something beyond them isn’t touched nor speaking yet. They feel condemned and depressed everyday saying, they’ve wasted the huge part of their life for ambitions and dreams of no purpose. That gives a revelation with insight that there’s a heart of life which also stands as the very key to life. Don’t miss your reason for existence.

The heart of life is purpose. A man without the discovery and deployment of his purpose will only work rigorously and sound nothing in life. Albeit, your achievements and heights are meaningless if you aren’t fulfilled. Whenever you’re busy about your personal goals and dreams only, you will know definitely compared to when you are busy about deploying your purpose.

Only those who actualise their reason on earth can make a significant trans-generational impact and meaning in life. There are many millions today busy making a living, but they experience very little of life. As i will lay the foundation of this topic; the key to life. I will ask some questions which are critical for living. Before you can come into the reality of living fulfilled in life, you must come into the understanding of salient knowledge of the life we are, and where we emerged from, and who is our source, and for what reason we are here. Until you have correct answers to these questions, you’re not fit to live. The compass for direction in life is always given to people of purpose.

Everybody is so busy working hard, striving, striking, targeting, pushing, hustling etc these are good but not good enough. It’s a pity that so many worked and achieved well and later see that they are not satisfied. Later realizing that they haven’t done on earth why they are on earth. The oldest, critical and wisest question to ask yourself in life are;

  1. Who am i?
  2. Why am i here?
  3. What’s my life about?
    The journey to living in line to the key of life starts from the very moment the consciousness and reality of these questions in your life. You’ll call yourself anyhow, use yourself anyhow, abuse yourself anyhow, people will abuse you anyhow and the end result of your life will be anyhow result.

YOUR KEY TO TRUE LIFE IS YOUR PURPOSE, AND THAT PURPOSE IS THE BIG REASON YOU ARE ON EARTH.

The very right living starts from the understanding of yourself, who you are on earth; YOUR IDENTITY. You can’t just call yourself anyhow name or allow people to label you anyhow. You must really know your identity according to your blueprint. Dr Myles Munroe said, “the greatest tragedy in life is not death, but a life without a reason.” That “reason is the key to live your life judiciously. It is very dangerous to be alive and not know why you were given life. You will be seriously frustrated and depressed if you have time but not knowing why. Every man must come into the understanding of why he exists and lives… To be continued!

Cheers!

Purpose discovery by Oluwasegun A. Sunday

ATTITUDINAL ENEMY: PROCRASTINATION – PART 2

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ATTITUDINAL ENEMY
Don Marquis defined procrastination as the art of keeping up with yesterday. Unfortunately, this attitudinal enemy of change looks like an opportunity to be stress free but it’s the beginning of someone’s failure in life. Yes! If you don’t do it now or today, you have eventually missed your chances and unusual opportunities to soar and to be successful in any ramifications of life irrespectively. Many don’t know that procrastination is like a grave, it swallows great potentials, ideas, platforms, success chances and advantages in a man’s lifetime. It’s an enemy that can’t operate without your permission. Hear what John added, “procrastination is the grave in which opportunity is buried.” Many individuals are fond of the word ” I’ll do it tomorrow or next week or next month, or some will even say that i will go for it next year. They don’t know that trying to be stress-free is to put their potentials, performance, and results into the grave. Run away from set of procrastinators close to you, because procrastination is so contagious. And don’t get me wrong, you been in a state of preparing, training or setting is different from procrastination. I cherish the times of setting back and retreat in order to get prepared enough for your vision and dreams. Even in the place of preparation, it’s expedient you do what should be done now right away. Abraham Lincoln nailed, “you cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.”

Have this and keep it, opportunity will never come to you and sit you down to tell you the exact time; minutes, hour, day, week or month that it will come to you in order to succeed, but from my experiences as a life coach, I’m very sure that it can come at any unspecified time, and when it comes it will penetrate through your past and ongoing works. Therefore, opportunities carry channels alongside, and at this junction what you’ve done and what you’re doing now will determine your successes in life. That’s why you must pay a good attention to your actions. It speaks louder and calls you in attracting great chances to achieve. Popularly known Thomas Edison mused, ” opportunity is missed by most folks because it’s dressed in overall and looks like bigger work.”

Frantically, a lethargic fellow is a procrastinator, and he or she is more or less like a person who commits suicide. Note this, there’s no how you allow laziness that you won’t procrastinate, your future inclusive. So, few things are more dangerous to a person’s character than having nothing to do and plenty of time to do it. And the truth is, any life that procrastinates faces more to do in life. You can’t dodge that, only if you want a miserable life. Let me shock you, those who live miserably face more stress and burdens in life. I agree with Edwin Markum, he nailed that “when a duty comes knocking at your gate welcome him in, for if you bid him wait, it will depart only to come ones small and bring seven other duties to your door.” And trust me with this statement, because I know that the seven other duties it will bring will be harder and overstrain you the more due to the virtue of time passed on it.

Moreover, procrastination is like a credit card; it’s a lot fun until you get the bill. It has the capacity to terminate dreams and goals if you allow it. For when a procrastinator has finally made up his mind, the opportunity to actualize his or her ambition, goal and decision has gone eventually. This has been the major cause of problems for many lives which posses this bad attitudinal enemy, that’s the reason why they can’t run after their decisions, aims or ambitions to the stage of realization.

This enemy of positive change dodges stress and later dazzles the most strenuous job easily. That was why Sir Josiah Stamp emphasized that, ” it is easy to dodge our responsibilities but we can’t dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.” This is why most people who sit around waiting for their ship to come in often find it is hardship. Yes! Because procrastination wastes time and time is wealth and while destiny works with time. Note this, when there is a hill to climb, don’t think that waiting will make it smaller. Mae West emphasized, “he who hesitates is last.”

ACTION LINE.
You cannot rely on long-term consequences and rewards to motivate the present self. Instead, you have to find a way to move future rewards or punishments into the present moment. You have to make the future consequences become present consequences. This is exactly what happens during the moment when we finally move beyond procrastination and take action.

For instance, let’s say you have a project or report to write. You’ve known about it for weeks and you continued to put it off day after day. You’ll surely experience a little bit of nagging pain and anxiety thinking about this project or report you have to write if you’re the serious type anyway but not enough to do anything about it. Then, suddenly, the day before the deadline, the future consequences turn into present consequences, and you write that report hours before it is due. The pain of procrastinating finally escalated and you crossed the “Action Line.”

The action line is the only answer to this procrastinating generation. However, this generation is a blessed one but the youths of this generation wear procrastination as gown, and in it they shamelessly open their mouth to complain, murmur and abuse parents, government and guidance that are once victims and now results of procrastination they made in times past. If truly youths are the leaders of tomorrow, that means today opens tomorrow. Anything or any step we take today will determine the outcome tomorrow brings. To all politicians, entrepreneurs, leaders, visionaries, speakers, teachers, professionals, parents, and individuals let’s stop procrastinating the best actions and works that fit today, in them are potentials that carry the greatness and results we want the future to birth for individuals and the nation as a whole.
The best action now is to take the best action!

There is something important to note here. As soon as you cross the Action Line, the pain begins to subside. In fact, being in the middle of procrastination is often more painful than being in the middle of doing the work. The guilt, shame, and anxiety that you feel while procrastinating are usually worse than the effort and energy you have to put in while you’re working. The problem is not doing the work, it’s starting the work.

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In every time and season are great potentials and opportunities, once you procrastinate, you missed them alongside your time that’s being wasted. And the solution to it would have been if you can reverse your age. Therefore, you must be bold and determined enough to conquer the thief of time not to rub you. Say this to yourself that one of these days I’m going to get help for my procrastination problem. Those things that come to a man who waits seldom turn out to be things he waited for. And in the calendar of a procrastinator, tomorrow is the only day in the year that appeals to a lazy man. Don’t be one!
WARNING: Dates on the calendar are closer than they appear.

Cheers!

Procrastination Article Written by Oluwasegun A. Sunday

ATTITUDINAL ENEMY: PROCRASTINATION – PART 2

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ATTITUDINAL ENEMY
Don Marquis defined procrastination as the art of keeping up with yesterday. Unfortunately, this attitudinal enemy of change looks like an opportunity to be stress free but it’s the beginning of someone’s failure in life. Yes! If you don’t do it now or today, you have eventually missed your chances and unusual opportunities to soar and to be successful in any ramifications of life irrespectively. Many don’t know that procrastination is like a grave, it swallows potentials, ideas, platforms, success chances and advantages in a man’s lifetime. It’s an enemy that can’t operate without your permission. Hear what John added, “procrastination is the grave in which opportunity is buried.” Many individuals are fond of the word ” I’ll do it tomorrow or next week or next month, or some will even say that i will go for it next year. They don’t know that trying to be stress-free is to put their potentials, performance, and results into the grave. Run away from set of procrastinators close to you, because procrastination is so contagious. And don’t get me wrong, you been in a state of preparing, training or setting is different from procrastination. I cherish the times of setting back and retreat in order to get prepared enough for your vision and dreams. Even in the place of preparation, it’s expedient you do what should be done now right away. Abraham Lincoln nailed, “you cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.”

Have this and keep it, opportunity will never come to you and sit you down to tell you the exact time; minutes, hour, day, week or month that it will come to you in order to succeed, but from my experiences as a life coach, I’m very sure that it can come at any unspecified time, and when it comes it will penetrate through your past and ongoing works. Therefore, opportunities carry channels alongside, and at this junction what you’ve done and what you’re doing now will determine your successes in life. That’s why you must pay a good attention to your actions. It speaks louder and calls you in attracting great chances to achieve. Popularly known Thomas Edison mused, ” opportunity is missed by most folks because it’s dressed in overall and looks like bigger work.”

Frantically, a lethargic fellow is a procrastinator, and he or she is more or less like a person who commits suicide. Note this, there’s no how you allow laziness that you won’t procrastinate, your future inclusive. So, few things are more dangerous to a person’s character than having nothing to do and plenty of time to do it. And the truth is, any life that procrastinates faces more to do in life. You can’t dodge that, only if you want a miserable life. Let me shock you, those who live miserably face more stress and burdens in life. I agree with Edwin Markum, he nailed that “when a duty comes knocking at your gate welcome him in, for if you bid him wait, it will depart only to come ones small and bring seven other duties to your door.” And trust me with this statement, because I know that the seven other duties it will bring will be harder and overstrain you the more due to the virtue of time passed on it.

Moreover, procrastination is like a credit card; it’s a lot fun until you get the bill. It has the capacity to terminate dreams and goals if you allow it. For when a procrastinator has finally made up his mind, the opportunity to actualize his or her ambition, goal and decision has gone eventually. This has been the major cause of problems for many lives which posses this bad attitudinal enemy, that’s the reason why they can’t run after their decisions, aims or ambitions to the stage of realization.

This enemy of positive change dodges stress and later dazzles the most strenuous job easily. That was why Sir Josiah Stamp emphasized that, ” it is easy to dodge our responsibilities but we can’t dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.” This is why most people who sit around waiting for their ship to come in often find it is hardship. Yes! Because procrastination wastes time and time is wealth and while destiny works with time. Note this, when there is a hill to climb, don’t think that waiting will make it smaller. Mae West emphasized, “he who hesitates is last.”

ACTION LINE
You cannot rely on long-term consequences and rewards to motivate the present self. Instead, you have to find a way to move future rewards or punishments into the present moment. You have to make the future consequences become present consequences. This is exactly what happens during the moment when we finally move beyond procrastination and take action.

For instance, let’s say you have a project or report to write. You’ve known about it for weeks and you continued to put it off day after day. You’ll surely experience a little bit of nagging pain and anxiety thinking about this project or report you have to write if you’re the serious type anyway but not enough to do anything about it. Then, suddenly, the day before the deadline, the future consequences turn into present consequences, and you write that report hours before it is due. The pain of procrastinating finally escalated and you crossed the “Action Line.”

The action line is the only answer to this procrastinating generation. However, this generation is a blessed one but the youths of this generation wear procrastination as gown, and in it they shamelessly open their mouth to complain, murmur and abuse parents, government and guidance that are once victims and now results of procrastination they made in times past. If truly youths are the leaders of tomorrow, that means today opens tomorrow. Anything or any step we take today will determine the outcome tomorrow brings. To all politicians, entrepreneurs, leaders, visionaries, speakers, teachers, professionals, parents, and individuals let’s stop procrastinating the best actions and works that fit today, in them are potentials that carry the greatness and results we want the future to birth for individuals and the nation as a whole.
The best action now is to take the best action!

There is something important to note here. As soon as you cross the Action Line, the pain begins to subside. In fact, being in the middle of procrastination is often more painful than being in the middle of doing the work. The guilt, shame, and anxiety that you feel while procrastinating are usually worse than the effort and energy you have to put in while you’re working. The problem is not doing the work, it’s starting the work.

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In every time and season are great potentials and opportunities, once you procrastinate, you missed them alongside your time that’s being wasted. And the solution to it would have been if you can reverse your age. Therefore, you must be bold and determined enough to conquer the thief of time not to rub you. Say this to yourself that one of these days I’m going to get help for my procrastination problem. Those things that come to a man who waits seldom turn out to be things he waited for. And in the calendar of a procrastinator, tomorrow is the only day in the year that appeals to a lazy man. Don’t be one!
WARNING: Dates on the calendar are closer than they appear.

Cheers!

Procrastination Article Written by Oluwasegun A. Sunday