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How to Become Limitless in Everything You Do

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Kobe Bryant. Warren Buffett. LeBron James. Tom Brady. Cristiano Ronaldo. Lionel Messi. Serena Williams. Beyonce. You could probably think of even more names of people who fit amongst the category of the people I just mentioned. The greats. There are people who are the best at what they do and then, there are these guys who are just a level above everyone else and not only those that are in their field.

A lot of us dream of being as great, if not better than some of those names I just mentioned. As a kid, you dream of hitting game-winning shots like Kobe did and winning 5 championships. You dream of performing in front of huge crowds whilst they sing along to your greatest hits as Beyonce does. You dream of never having to work again a day in your life because you’ve found a way to make loads of money in your sleep, like Warren Buffett. 

As a kid, you dream without boundaries. Without limits. Without fear. Then, we start to grow up. We start to learn about some of the realities of life and we start to realise the dreams we had as kids are going to be much harder to manifest than we thought. With that, at times comes a self-imposed mental barrier that prevents us from even going after the dreams we once had because we become scared

What if I fail? What if everything goes wrong? What if I lose my friends along the way? What if I become lonely? All of these thoughts prevent us from achieving the level of greatness that God placed inside us when He created us. In Genesis 1:27 it states, “So God created man in his own image, in the image and likeness of God He created him; male and female He created them.”

We were made in his image and his likeness, including his greatness. So the greatness that we hold, comes from the man above. Those negative thoughts that you have limit you in ways you can’t imagine. Not because they’re big, but quite the opposite. You’re scared of how the grind is going to feel. How you’re going to mentally cope. So you don’t wake up early to get started on your work. You’ve limited yourself. 

You’re worried about how it’s going to look if you fail, so instead of getting out of your comfort zone, you stay put. You’ve limited yourself. 

“You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.” – Walter Hagen

You have one life. One chance. You don’t know how many years you’re going to have left. You don’t even know if tomorrow will come. So how much longer are you going to limit yourself? How many more days are you going to throw away? How many more times are you going to come back to pieces like this for a repeated boost of motivation when these types of pieces are here to propel you to the next level, not keep you at the same one?

I’m not a person who has reached the ultimate level of success, nor am I one of those ‘gurus’ or ‘self-made millionaires’ with that romantic struggle story. I’m just a 23-year-old highly-ambitious individual with big dreams, who is probably on a similar journey to you. The only difference is now, I’ve come to the realisation that life isn’t something that I can take for granted.

I’ve started to become limitless. I’ve started trying my hand in different things, never fearing the result. I’ve started pursuing my passions with much greater intensity and thankfully, it has presented me with opportunities to do what I love to do at a higher level in places that I couldn’t even have imagined as a kid. All because I started to be limitless. So what’s stopping you? 

“All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every day you get given is a blessing, a gift and an opportunity from God to take another step in the right direction. Once that day is gone, it’s gone. There’s no getting it back. It’s time for you to be limitless. That means the following things: 

  1. No More Barriers. 
  2. No More Comfort Zones.
  3. No More ‘I Can’t.’ 

Any frame of thinking that stops you from reaching your goal has to be eliminated, for your own good. Look at barriers and being uncomfortable, as opportunities. Turn ‘I can’t’ into ‘I can’. 

Kobe gave it his all. Not 50%. Not 75%. Not even 99%. He gave it 120%. He understood that every day, every hour, every minute, every second counted and we all saw the results. We all saw the Mamba. In everything he did. From the basketball court to the Oscars. Kobe gave everything his all. That’s why he was limitless. 

So now’s your chance. Your opportunity. Right now whilst you’re reading this post. That’s why you’re here. It’s not by chance or some great fortune. You needed to read this. You’re here because you’re capable of greatness. Greatness requires you to be limitless. Make your commitment to it now, today and get ready to experience the next level of your life. 

How are you making sure you’re living the best life possible? Share your ideas with us below!

Although relatively new to the writing industry, Lore Adekeye is a young, vibrant and ambitious individual who in his short time as a writer has been ranked amongst the Top 100 Personal Development Bloggers on the internet by FeedSpot with multiple short to medium pieces published on his blog and Medium. As well as being a writer, Lore is also an aspiring basketball player and entrepreneur. So if he’s not writing he’ll definitely be either working on his basketball skills or building his brand.

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The 3 Most Important Things I Learned About Personal Growth

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When you look back on your life, what do you want to think about? Do you plan to reminisce on all of the good things that have happened and how they shaped who you are today? Or would you rather remember all of the bad decisions, challenging experiences, and mistakes made that hurt or wasted a portion of your life?

In my opinion, I think it is important to reflect on both. While it’s important to remember the hardships we’ve been through in our lives – without them we wouldn’t be where we are now. There are 3 very specific areas that I feel have helped me grow in a personal sense more than anything else in my life so far. 

These aren’t simple lessons in a book or a lecture that you can just absorb and apply to your life. These are things that I’ve learned through experience and reflection, and I’m still learning and growing today.

1. We determine how much we’re worth by what we think about ourselves, others, and life in general.

This might seem like a pretty obvious lesson in life but it’s actually one of the most important because we can determine our own worth by how we think about ourselves and the world around us. If you’re looking for success in any kind of business or social setting (dating), then I’ll tell you right now that it doesn’t matter if you have 10 billion dollars or not – people are still going to judge you based on your thoughts and beliefs alone.

What determines our value isn’t necessarily what we do with our lives (which is often based on luck) but whether or not we believe that ‘our work’ is worthy or not in some sort of grand scheme or universe. We may not always be able to control what happens in our lives, but we can always control how we value ourselves and others.

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” – Maya Angelou

2. You don’t have to change your habits or personality just because someone else doesn’t like it – their opinions are THEIRS alone.

This is another one of those lessons that people tend to pick up on a little bit late in life, but if anything that makes its importance even worse! Basically, there’s going to come a time when you’re going to meet someone who has certain expectations of you as a person…but these expectations might not be realistic due to their motivations and personal beliefs. For example, sometimes parents might expect you to be a lawyer or doctor because that’s what they believe is best for their child.

However, this isn’t the case for everyone and so maybe your passion lies in music or writing novels. In this example, if you were also pressured into becoming a doctor – then there would obviously be some kind of conflict going on within yourself as a person. You should never have to give up something that you want to do just because someone else doesn’t like it! The reason why we’re put onto this Earth is to make our own choices and go after our OWN dreams instead of letting others determine what we can and cannot do with our lives .

3. You can’t change your life until you accept that you need to make a change.

When I was younger, I thought that this lesson would be pretty obvious – but as I got older, it really made me appreciate the fact that there are always different ways of perceiving our lives. For example, if someone wants to become rich and famous one day – their mind might simply overshadow any other possibility in their head because they feel like this is what they NEED to do right now.

However, this isn’t always true within our own lives because we think about things too literally instead of having an open mind. If you want to achieve success in any kind of business or social setting (dating) then you should be willing to try out different things instead of staying in your comfort zone. If you want something, then it’s up to YOU to actually go after it – nobody else is going to give it to you!

The three lessons above are some of the main things I want to pass on to everyone because they’ve come at an important time in my life where I need to start thinking about others instead of only myself. It’s great if we can learn to love ourselves first before anything else, but that doesn’t mean you should neglect everyone around you even though they might be your friends and family members!

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