5-2-1 Smart Thursdays #16
5 high performance insights, 2 inspirations, 1 question (May 13th, 2021)
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Happy 5-2-1 Impact Thursday!🥳
Here are 5 high performance insights I've learnt, 2 quotes from others, and 1 conversation starter/ question to think about this week.
🔥5 High Performance INSIGHTS🔥
Lead a purposeful life beyond self
It's easy to get caught up in the everyday busyness of life and go through the motions waiting for something to change, for your big break to come.
But too often when we fixate on our own personal goals, we fail to find the motivation and drive to achieve them.. So look outwards to see how you can help others, because no man is an island – your purpose is not found in isolation but in relations.
Look for something that you feel drawn towards which also uplifts others and create good – that mission will be what attracts you towards your best self!
Always Keep Yourself Active
While you may not be a marathon runner or gym junkie, it is crucial to stay active to live your best life! Higher energy levels, keeping yourself healthy, increased creativity, the numerous benefits of exercise cannot be underestimated. So find the activity that works best for you – whether it's HIIT, yoga, dance, sports, or even just taking a walk around the block and it'll set your body right to create a good foundation for your mental and emotional state.
Switch Your Perspective
Maybe you are stuck in a bad situation that you can't get out of, and you feel helpless and in a bad state. After all, we all get into circumstances beyond our control at times but what you can control is your mindset!
Flip your mental switch and see the positives in your situation instead of focusing on the negatives, grow from the failure, learn to ignore the critics or take the higher road. Even when you have no control over the circumstances, you always still have the choice of letting the experience control you or taking control of your experience.
Fix Your Focus
Your energy goes where your focus does! What you focus on and visualise is what you move towards. Stop looking at the distractions, negatives and fix your eyes on an exciting future and you will naturally find your life changing.
Focusing on what excites you will keep you going in the face of adversity and appreciate the beauty in your daily life.
Decide On Your Destination
Do you know where you are going? Or are you just going along with the crowd, with what society says is the right path, thinking that somewhere down the road I will get the happiness, the wealth, everything I want?
Your dream is unique, what delights you is unique so don't follow the crowd – map out what you actually desire in life, the dreams and goals that will actually bring you good success in every aspect of your life, be it relationships, work, impact, health, mind or spirit.
This will serve as a compass to guide you closer to your extraordinary life, one step at a time!
🔥2 QUOTES FROM OTHERS🔥
“Wishing for better without choosing better doesn't produce better.” ― David Ault
Life is a mountain. Your goal is to find your path, not to reach the top. — Maxime Lagacé
🔥1 QUESTION FOR YOU🔥
What will make today a success for you?
By answering this question, you will be practicing..
- Setting smaller daily goals to build up towards your long term goals
- Celebrating the small successes
These principles will give you a sense of direction and bring fulfilment into your everyday life – not just when you hit big milestones.
So get clarity and set realistic daily objectives that keep you going one step and one day at a time closer towards your ideal self and life!
Caleb & Yvonne Megan