Know this – You miss a 100% of the possibilities you don’t take!
If you’re living life on autopilot, then WAKE UP… Because most great things in life are just outside your comfort zone. So, how to succeed when you “Think” you are facing the impossible! Is KEY to understand when you meet life’s possibilities.
Did you hear about the guy who crossed Antarctica alone? On his very first day in Antarctica, he could not find the strength to pull his sled because it was way too heavy. He called his wife feeling defeated. with tears in his eyes, he said “This is impossible” the sled is too heavy.
She reminded him that This is what you do – you conquer the impossible. So, he dried away the tears frozen on his cheeks, took control of his mind and made it to the other side, pulling the sled for 12 hours a day, two months later.
You have got to act in those moments, unlocking your human potential.
Who do you want to be?
Controlling your mind is not something only a few people can do. We all have that superpower, but like any muscle, it needs to be exercised to be strong. Every day you have two options:
- Continue living a mediocre life where you simply exist as one of 7 billion on earth!
- Use the awesome potencial sleeping inside you, and push through your self imposed limits to become one in a million!
Think about what you can do today, to make your life the golden story it has the potential to be.
What are your thoughts telling YOU? Can you do it? One thing is certain:
How to succeed when you “THINK” you are facing the impossible!
So how do we learn to change our thoughts when we are facing what we THINK is impossible?
We need to CHANGE how we think. That means working on our Thoughts, habits and beliefs.
Because when you believe, and I mean really REALLY believe, in your ability to change and grow – Then a lot of things will change in your life. This quote says it all:
Say you come across a business opportunity. At first, it sounds amazing, like a dream come true – you can see yourself in this amazing situation being your own boss not too far ahead in the future – you want it. Then one of two things happen
- You start thinking.. – and it sounds absurd to your self-image. Regardless of whether you can achieve it or not, it processes as “absurd” in your mind. You laugh at it, shake it off thinking “I can’t do that” and go back to your mediocre life working for somebody else`s dream.
- You confront the possibility with a growth mindset, you know you can do anything you set your mind to and immediately start the process of breaching the knowledge gap to achieve your new amazing life-goal.
7 lifechanging thoughts beliefs and habits to consider when facing the impossible.
So how do we go from limiting beliefs to being open to the world`s opportunities? Here are 7 lifechanging thoughts beliefs and habits you need to consider when you THINK you are facing an IMPOSSIBLE opportunity.
1. What does your mind dwell on?
When you come over an impossible, amazing or dreamy opportunity. Where does your mind go? Are you searching for proof that this is not possible? In that case, it probably will come to you and the possibility will pass you by. Therefore, For any change to happen, we need to be open to think new thoughts.
2. Am I good enough?
We all have this doubt in ourselves. Read more about is here. The good news is that our past failures or harsh words from other people have no meaning unless you give them that power. Or you use it as a defense mechanism because you are afraid of failure or success. Read more about that here. Listen: you are a powerhouse waiting to happen. You have everything you need to accomplish anything you wish for.
3. If not you – WHO?
What are you willing to do to make the impossible dream or opportunity coming your way a reality?
Are you going to assume that it is not possible or are you going to take some action on it to find out for yourself? Nobody will ever do it for you. If you want a different life – YOU need to become the HERO you need and do it for yourself. You are so SO worth it. Never doubt that.
4. Ditch the “Besserwisser” mentality
Not many years ago we educated ourselves for 5 years and worked for a company doing the same thing for 40 years. That is not the case anymore. Today we need to reinvent ourselves continually to keep up with the changes in the world. That means being open to new ideas, new ways of doing things and developing learning – teach – do kind of mindset. don’t be afraid to say I don’t know, and ask for help. The world is changing and only the open-minded will have a happy success.
5. Visualize an amazing future
Everything we believe as truth was once impossible. By visualizing the impossible, you have started the process of making it possible. 30 year ago, we had never heard about handheld phones, and today everybody has one, AND it is the most important item we possess. If you can see it in your mind – you can take action and make it a reality.
6. Make a plan and take action
St. Francis of Assisi said: Begin with small steps into the zone of necessity and then into possibility. When you score small victories, you are telling your belief system that it is possible.
Who are the experts that already did it, that can help me reach my goal?
The best plan is to start with your vision and break it down into bite size workloads. Backtrack your plan from the vision to today. With the help of mentors and experts, you make a plan of tasks you need to do to get there and start working on yourself.
Yes, it can be that simple. Not easy – but simple.
7. Only the impossible is worth doing
Staying in the comfortzone never gets you excited. The mundane tasks you do over and over never exhilarates you and makes you want to work for 12 hours because you love what you do.
research shows that flow happens when we are sufficiently challenged and work at the edge of our skill level. that is where we constantly learn and do. Developing our skills and growing as human beings are important for our happiness.
This might feel uncomfortable for many. But the feeling of adventure coming, combined with the fear of a huge challenge sparks fundamental motivation that makes the experience so rewarding.
If you are used to certainty and the security of your comfort zone, uncertainty could be the missing link to a happy life.
Afterword: How to succeed when you “THINK” you are facing the impossible!
What do you want out of life? I think most people just stay in mediocre lives. Having a wife or husband that is ok, getting a couple of kids, the education and the job that is expected of you and you live your life as most mediocre people live.
Not to many life-changing ups or downs. You fight about money and who had to clean up after who. Who`s turn it is to change diapers and walk 20 meters with the garbage. Seriously! I have one question:
Is that even a life? fighting about who`s turn it is to change diapers?
My friend! – WAKE UP, hear the alarm clock and the spinning lights trying to kick you out of your comfort zone. Life is so much more when you learn to play the leading lady of your life.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I`m Possible
My greatest fear is to come to the end of my life regretting all the amazing things life had to offer.. that is why backpacking gives me so much joy. Read about the lifechanging skills you acquire from backpacking
Be the one that finds excitement in the impossible challenges and solve the problems
You don’t need to ask for permission…
You are SO worthy –
choose yourself, my friend…
you can DO IT 🙂
The fact is; We grow or we die. A growth mindset means you can learn, develop and build your passion towards reaching goals and be optimistic enough to bounce back from failures along the way. That is the mindset we need to compass the crossroads in life.
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Education for your reinvention
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