How often do we try to make things happen in our lives, then become frustrated or disenchanted when those things don’t seem to come fast enough or they don’t seem to be significant enough? We want a successful career, a great body, a happy life, yet it’s never quite good enough nor does it come fast enough. We want to live life on a constant high with instant gratification. We build a grand plan and attempt to make life work at all costs, even if it means shoving a square peg into a round hole. If we push hard, remain persistent, get ahead and keep our nose to the grindstone, success will come!
For a long time, I thought that was the best way to succeed; the only way to succeed. I thought if I worked long, hard hours, went above and beyond to “do” more than everyone else that eventually the success, the paycheck, the big corporate title and the acknowledgement would all be mine. (more…)