Enhance your will-power; it is likely one of the best training programs you can invest in.
Here are some ideas to strengthen your will and become a stronger person:
1) Do not let your mind float like a piece of paper in the wind.
Work hard to keep it focused at all times.
When doing a task, think of nothing else.
When walking to work, count the steps that it takes to get all the way to the office.
This is not easy but your mind will soon understand that you hold its
reins and not vice versa.
Your mind must eventually become as still as a candle
flame in a corner where there is no draft.
Learn to be Still.
The average person doesn’t spent even 30 minutes
a month in total silence and tranquility.
Develop the skill of sitting quietly,
enjoying the power of silence for at least ten minutes a day.
Simply think about what is important to you in your life.
Reflect on your mission.
Silence indeed is golden.
As the Zen master once said, it is the space
between the bars that holds the cage.
Learn to Meditate Effectively.
The mind is naturally a very noisy
machine which wants to move from one subject to another like
an unchained monkey.
One must learn to restrain and discipline
it if one is to acieve anything of substance and to be peaceful.
Meditation for twenty minutes in the morning and twenty minutes
in the evening will certainly provide you with exceptional results.
If regularly practiced for six months.
Learned sages of the east have
been advancing the many benefits of meditation for over 5000 years.
To enhance your concentration and powers of focus, count your steps when you walk.
This is a particularly strong technique.
Take six steps while taking a long inhale, hold
your breath for another six steps, and then exhale for six steps.
If six steps is too long for the breaths, do whatever you feel comfortable with.
You will feel very alert, refreshed, internally quiet and centered after this exercise.
So many people allow their minds to be filled with mental chatter.
All peak performers Appreciate the power of a quiet, clear mind which will concentrate
steadily on all important tasks.
Light a candle beside you when you are reading in the evening.
it is most relaxing and creates a wonderful, smoothing atmosphere.
Make your home an oasis from the frenzied world outside.
Fill it with great music, great books and great friends.
Do focus on what you’re doing.
No matter what will happen just keep on doing
untill you succeed.
Laugh for five minutes in the mirror each morning.
Steve Martin does.
Laughter activates many beneficial chemicals within the body that place
us into a very joyous state.
Laughter also returns the body to a state of balance.
Laughter therapy has been regularly used to heal persons with varied ailments and
is a wonderful tonic for life’s ills.
While the average 4 year old laughs 500 times a day,
the average adult is lucky to laugh 15 times a day.
Revitalize the habit of laughter,
it will put far more living into your life.
Always remember the key principle that the quality of your life
is the quality of your communication.
This means the way you communicate
with others and, more importantly, the way you communicate with yourself.
What you focus on is what you get.
If you look for the positive this is what you get.
This is a fundamental law of Nature.
Stay on purpose, not on outcome.
In other words, do the task because it is
what you love to do or because it will help someone or is a valuable exercise.
Don’t do it for the money or the recognition.
Those will come naturally.
This is the way of the world.
Set aside every Sunday evening for yourself and be strongly disciplined with this habit.
Use this period to plan your week, visualize your encounters and what you want to
achieve, to read new materials and inspirational books, to listen to soft soothing music
and to simply relax.
This habit will serve as your anchor to keep you focused, motivated
and effective throughout the coming week.
Throughout the day we all get inspiration and excellent ideas Right?
So keep a set of cards (the size of business cards; available at most stationary stores) in your wallet along with a pencil or pen to jot down these insights.
When you get home, put the ideas in a central place such as a coil notepad and review them from time to time.
As noted by Oliver Wendell Holmes: “Man’s
mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.”
Use the rubber band method to condition your mind to focus solely on the
most positive elements in your life. Place a rubber band around your wrist.
Each time a negative, energy sapping thought enters your mind, snap the
rubber band. Thought the power of conditioning, your mind will associate pain
with negative thinking and you will soon possess a strongly positive mindset.
That’s the way you can cheat your mind with negative thinking with positive thinking.