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3 Things You Should Be Doing Right Now to Control Your State and Supercharge Your Life

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Have you ever noticed this a time when everything feels good, and you have the feeling that nothing can go wrong? Maybe it was a life plan where everything is going right or starting a new project where it feels like all the answers are right at your fingertips. Sure, it could even be an incredible time or a moment where you ascend to a new stage in life, and it feels like you’re almost fulfilled.

I bet you’ve also experienced the opposite, a time when you’re messed up, feel like quitting or a time when it seems that every door blocks your path. The question is, what’s the difference? You’re the same person, producing different results, one is dismal, the other is fabulous. Ever wonder why this often happens in the sphere of life?

Well, it’s the same reason why the best athletes have a day where they perform at their best, take control of the event and win at all costs, then comes the day when they can’t get a base hit or win anything. And the answer to all that is simple, it’s simply the neurophysiological state you’re in, you probably have yours, in fact, everyone does.

The state of mind we’re in has everything to do with how we spend our day, attend to life, form a habit, and do our work. There are prominent, uplifting states like inner strength, love, confidence, and motivation and so there are paralyzing states like fear, pressure, depression, anxiety, which are overwhelming, to say the least.

Understanding our state each day of life is the key to building healthy habits and transpiring toward a great career. If you want to know how you can attain the best resourceful state and achieve an excellent result in life, then the tasks below are the key things you must do to live a supercharged life.

Here are a few things you need to do right now to take back control of your state:

1. Retrain your brain

How you picture things in life will determine the kind of state you’re in. Most of the time, what you say to yourself about the situation at hand will create the force that will drive your life.

Think about this for a moment, how do you handle a situation when your spouse comes home later than he/she promised? If you’re like most people, you might think the worse from your point view or scan through the many things that might keep him/her late, and whatever your thoughts come to. It will be the force that drives you into a particular state either positive or negative at that moment in time.

Most people will bully their spouse without first trying to understand why he/she was late. If we keep to this conduct, it’ll create a permanent behavior that controls our life, and chances are affecting the spouse’s life. We will often behave in the same manner when such a situation occurs again.

Starting from this moment, make a resolution that you’ll retrain your brain to understand and respond to things positively, before taking any action which could leave your life in a negative state. If you do that, you’ll do just fine.

“Just as trees shed their leaves in winter and renew themselves, the mind can shed its prejudices, barriers and renew itself.” – Radha Burnier

2. Change your patterns and beliefs

Most of the time we’ve modeled our lives subconsciously after our parents or some other role model. And, from time to time, that creates the state we’re in. For example, if your father gets angry a lot, you’re most likely to model such a habit. Or if someone you admire a lot and wish you could become, has a smoking habit, you’re likely to start smoking.

Research has proven that we most love to live our life pattern according to our beliefs and these beliefs have a huge impact in the state we are in and how we live our life. Are you currently practicing a bad habit that you’d love to change? First, you must determine the thing that got you started with such a habit – advice from a friend? An attitude pattern from your parent? Whatever it is, write it down. Done with that?

Secondly, write down what you think you could do to change such a habit, think about the negative impact it has on your life, develop a new positive pattern and start working toward replacing the bad habit with a new positive one. Doing that, you’ll gain momentum to live a supercharged life.

3. Nurture your internal representations

The third thing you need to do to move to a positive state of mind is to learn how to nurture your internal representation. Think about it, when you think of something vibrant and amazing, don’t you perceive the world differently?

When you perceive something difficult doesn’t your body go into a non-active and negative state? Most people’s environment determines their state and how they see things. Before we can direct our state of mind and experiences in life, we must be able to control our internal representation of how we perceive and do things. Two people can see the same event and have different accounts of it.

From now on, resolve to yourself that you’ll choose to make a positive choice no matter the environment or situation you’re in. Because you see, there’s good in everything; including the circumstances that affect us in our daily lives. Your job is to find that good and make the best use of it.

“Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.” – William Jones

To change your state from negative to positive, start by retraining your brain about certain issues of life, change your pattern and beliefs and nurture your internal representation. If you do that, you’ll have a fantastic day, every day, and start living the supercharged life. Remember, the state of mind you’re in will determine the result you’ll produce in life.

How has your life changed after changing the way you look and think about things? Leave your thoughts below!

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Don’t Want To Feel Like A Failure Anymore? Stop Doing These 6 Things

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It’s pretty annoying isn’t it? All those great and accomplished people telling you that FAILURE is a necessity on your way to success. Yeah, that’s easy for them to say; they’re already ‘on the other side’! You on the other hand, are still struggling all day everyday to get your business lifted off the ground and are really not that sure if you’re indeed going to make it.

There’s that little voice in your head that keeps telling you that you don’t have the stuff to make it all happen. Not now and not ever. You feel like a failure…it’s holding you back and you don’t know how to deal with it. Well you could do yourself a favor and start dealing with it by doing the following things:

1. Stop Denying You Feel Like A Failure

Telling yourself things are going great when they’re not is one of the biggest, though most useless, coping mechanisms human beings deploy in rough times. Common denial signals among entrepreneurs: trying to regain more control by working even more hours and on the other side compensating this by letting go of all this control by partying and drinking way too hard.

What you’re doing is denying yourself the opportunity to actually feel what’s going on and acknowledge the problem; that both you and your business are in a bad place. Without acknowledging it, it’ll be pretty difficult to actually STOP feeling it. And remember, just because you feel like a failure, this does not mean that you indeed ARE a failure!

2. Stop Making It Bigger Than it Really Is

This is one of those other ‘fun’ things human beings do; we blow things way out of proportion in our heads! In business, when you lose that big client you’ve been working on for weeks, it feels like it’s the end of the world. You start doubting yourself, your strategy, your entire business model right up to the point where you barely sleep because you’re working on pivoting the whole thing.

But what if that customer simply didn’t have the money to go for your service anyway? Or what if they just decided to go for someone who is cheaper but who offers less quality? Does that mean there’s something wrong with YOU? Or that this was the ONLY customer out there and that you’re now doomed forever?

Of course not, it simply means that THIS CUSTOMER wasn’t a match. It’s a bit like dating actually…So if you take this into consideration, could it be that you just feel like a failure instead of really not succeeding in that what you want to at this point in time?

3. Stop Thinking You’re The Only One Who Feels Like This

You’re not! With the possible exception of the true sociopaths, that feeling you’re feeling is very normal to EVERYONE. It might not seem like it on the outside – because people don’t like to acknowledge this remember – but I can guarantee you that it’s true. But unlike 99% of the world’s population, YOU’RE not going to let this feeling stop you in your tracks. Are you?

4. Stop Thinking You’re Supposed To Be Superhuman

In fact, it’s very likely that you’re already doing, learning and succeeding at WAY more than most other people are. But for entrepreneurs, somehow, that never seems to be enough. You don’t just want to be successful after a few years of hard work (which is normal). You want to be successful after only a few months. Because you’re special…or at least you think you are…

Well, here’s the truth: you ARE special! But…it’s just not very likely that you’re one of those – very very rare – entrepreneurial superstars that – seemingly – just added some hot water and got instant business success as a result.

5. Stop Being So Incredibly Stubborn

Entrepreneurs are stubborn…almost by default. It’s what makes them push forward in the hardest of times. But…if you’re not doing the right things right you might just be hammering a square peg through a round hole. Which will only add to that frustrated feeling you’re already having. So why not stop being so stubborn for a moment, stop hammering away on that what obviously is not working and ask for help?

No matter who you ask – a business mentor or coach, a befriended entrepreneur – someone with a neutral perspective on you and our business will be very likely to see what’s going on with a lot more clarity than you can and can guide you to a place that will feel a whole lot more comfortable.

6. Stop Being Afraid Of Failure

I know, I know, you’ve heard this a million times before and you wouldn’t be in this pickle if you could do this. Right? I’m right there with ya!

But, if you get really rational about it, what’s the worst that could happen?

  • You might have to get a ‘real’ job for a while and start over on the side;
  • You might not be able to afford your rent anymore…but with Airbnb on the 1 hand and couchsurfing on the other, you should be able to work it out somehow;
  • You’ll have all the more experience to start over a whole lot faster;
  • You’ll be no less respected by anyone because it’s clear you gave it your all;
  • In a few years, when you’re an established and supersuccessful entrepreneur you’ll also have a cool failure story to tell;
  • None of your limbs will fall off;

Now that’s not too bad for a plan B is it? Failure is such a negative word. And the associated feeling is terrible and numbing. But really…how is giving it your all and not succeeding really the same as failing? Shouldn’t the definition of failure not be along the lines of ‘not even trying’ or ‘giving up when it gets hard’?

In other words: stop beating yourself up over this!

There’s really no need to feel like a failure at all because you’re sticking your neck out, you’re trying to make a difference and you’re still moving upward on that treacherous entrepreneurial mountain.

And that…is what success REALLY is.

Those Who Failed Their Way To Success

Quotes To Live By:

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – Robert F. Kennedy

“If you don’t try at anything, you can’t fail… it takes back bone to lead the life you want” – Richard Yates

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison

“We are all failures – at least the best of us are.” – J.M. Barrie

“Success is stumbling form failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm” – Winston Churchill

“Don’t let success go to your head and failure to your heart” – Will Smith

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