Self Help / 42 posts found

All Faith Needs Feet

All Faith Needs Feet

by fortiz
A subscriber recently wrote to me: A friend of mine is on a fixed income and has maxed out his credit cards (nearing $10,000). He has started a new business, but currently has no customers or prospects. He is affirming that he is already successful and debt-free. What is the best way for him? Should he write checks to pay his bills as they arrive, even though the money may not be in his account at the moment? Wouldn’t these concrete actions demonstrate his faith? My Answer: Faith is a wonderful thing – and very necessary. There are, however, approaches […]
Advantages of Being Confident

Advantages of Being Confident

by fortiz
Almost all successes and attainments in life come from your ability to feel certain that you can accomplish what you set out to achieve. Confidence is the gateway to success; to the life that you wish to lead and to the dreams that you desire to live. With confidence you can boldly progress towards your ambitions and aspirations. With confidence you can rise up and handle life’s demands and challenges. You can tackle any hurdle and obstruction, and move on to the next step of your journey to fulfilment and achievement. One of the principle requirements to anything you want […]
Action Speaks Louder

Action Speaks Louder

by fortiz
We’ve all been in that place. You have a pretty good idea what must be done, but you can’t do it. You know it is the appropriate thing to do, but you just can’t act. You are stuck. You mull the circumstances over and over in your head, but still you don’t really do anything about it. You wait…wait for life to come along and work it out for you. Then you accept the outcome. There are times when this approach might be okay, perhaps even the best choice; but most of the time we just don’t have the courage […]
A World of Infinite Opportunities

A World of Infinite Opportunities

by fortiz
Many people feel that there is a limited amount of abundance, wealth, or chances to succeed in life. Furthermore, there is a solid belief that if one person succeeds, another must fail. This might be true, in some cases, such as in a small company or school, where opportunity is limited by management. However, the world is a big place, and there are opportunities created from ideas that help people, and no one gets hurt in the process. Below are two examples of success that have not taken anything away from anyone: Danny Thomas: With his promise, prayers, and vision, […]
A Starter Guide To Self Improvement

A Starter Guide To Self Improvement

by fortiz
Staying calm, composed and maintaining strong self esteem in today’s tough environment can be difficult but is not impossible if you follow a few simple guidelines. Here are 6 tips you can use as a starter guide to self improvement. Everything and everyone else around you can affect your self esteem. Other people can deliberately or inadvertently damage your self image. Unchecked people and circumstances can ultimately destroy your self esteem and pull you down in ways you won’t even notice. Don’t let these influences get the best of you. But what should you avoid? 1 : A Negative Work […]
A Sample Test to Test Your Positive Thinking

A Sample Test to Test Your Positive Thinking

by fortiz
To find out how positive you are, answer the following questions as honestly as you can using this scoring system: Answers Points Always or almost always 5 Usually 4 Sometimes 3 Rarely 2 Never 1 Put your score in the block on the right: When something unexpected forces you to change your plans, and you are quick to spot a hidden advantage in this new situation? [ ] Do you like most of the people you meet? [ ] When you think about next year, do you tend to think that you will be better off than you are now? […]
A Plan Of Action

A Plan Of Action

by fortiz
You have finally made the decision that it is time to make some changes in your life. You know that the only way things are going to get better for you financially, spiritually and physically is if you sit up and take action. You know you have to put forth the effort in order to reap the rewards. So how exactly are you going to implement these changes? You are going to have a “plan of action”. A plan of action is crucial to your success. Without a plan it is merely a thought. When you add your thoughts to […]

How To Stick To Your Goal – The Most Difficult Step

by fortiz
Setting goals is the first step your “Living the dream”. It is vital to achieving what you have always desired to have or desired to be. Although setting goals help paint a clearer picture of your future, it only keeps you motivated for so long. You may get bored after some time, and eventually completely lose your way around. If you want to be successful, that is something you should avoid. Here are a few tips so you wonÕt steer away from the goals youÕve always wanted to pursue. Identify your goals. First, be clear about what you really want. […]

What Can You Do After You Have Achieved Your Goal

by fortiz
You will not be the same person after everything you’ve gone through. You will become wiser. But what will really happen next after your goal has been achieved? I know you may still need more time to let the thought sink in. It would later make sense when you realize that you have now bigger responsibilities to take care of and that achieving your goals is just too little of what you need to manage someday. Here are the things you need and can do after success: 1. Create an even bigger goal We all get bored easily. If you […]

Why Having Absolute Belief In Your Goal Is Necessary

by fortiz
When someone succeeds in life, people often ask, how did you do it? It´s the same old question from everyone aspiring to achieve something to everyone who already did it. Some would tell you it´s luck or hard work but when you listen to them closely, you´ll hear their enthusiasm about their dreams. I can hear you whisper in your mind right now, so what? These people believed in their dreams; they believed their dreams were not too much for them to reach or too weird to even propose to others. They believed in themselves and the goals they made […]

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