Stephen Hawking, one of the great modern physicists of the world,
is reported to have said that we are on a minor planet of a very average star
located within the outer limits of one of a hundred thousand million galaxies.
Are your problems really significant in light of this? You walk this Earth for but
a short time.
Why not become devoted to having only a wonderful experience.
Why not dedicate yourself to leaving a powerful llegacy to the world?
Sit down now and write out a list of all that you have in your life.
Start first with your health or your family the things we often take for granted.
Put down the country we live in and the food we eat.
Do not stop until you have written down fifty items.
Once every few days, go through this list- you will be uplifted and Recognize the
Richness of your Existence.
Tour will is like a muscle.
You must first exercise it and then push before it gets stronger.
This necessarily involves short term pain but be assured that the
improvements will come and will touch your character in a most positive way.
When you are hungry, wait another hour before your meal.
When you are labouring over a difficult task and your mind is prompting you
to pick up the latest magazine for a break or to get up and go talk to a friend,
curb the impulse.
Soon you will be able to sit for hours in a precisely concentrated state.
Sir Issac Newton, one of the greatest classical physicist the world has produce, Once said; “
If i have done the public any service, it is due to patient thought.”
Newton had a remarkable ability to sit quietly and think without interruption for very long periods of time.
If he can develop this so can you !
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.
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.”