I have been inspired by Marc and Angel’s 10 Things You Must Give up to Move Forward based on principles by Steven R Covey. it was shared by a very good friend of mine through Facebook. So I have decided to put myself out there and write my thoughts on each of the 10 things based on my personal experience and opinion.

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Number 5 | Choosing to Do Nothing

This might seem pretty obvious, but if you do nothing, nothing will change in your life. And if nothing changes, you can’t move forward.

Every day is a new chance to choose. And despite the fact that you might think you don’t have a choice, in fact you do. Every choice does have consequences though. For instance, you might think you have no choice but to go to work each day. But you do. You are making a conscious choice to work, and that provides the things you both need and want. You might choose to invest your spare money, or you might choose to use that money to go out to dinner every second night. You might have no disposable income, but you may have chosen to buy or rent a large house that you can’t afford. The list is endless.

If you choose to do nothing, you cannot expect anything to change. TWEET THIS

You have to do the work. It is amazing how many people expect their life to change without doing anything to make it happen. To create change for yourself, you need to become a master manifester. Be driven. Work hard. Believe in yourself and your dreams. Have a one minded focus to get what you really want. It will not happen quickly, nothing ever does.

You have got to drive change if you want change to happen. Personally I am a firm believer in a combination of fate (things happen for a reason) and driving change through deliberate choice.

As for excuses, there are none. We are all guilty of making them.  At the end of the day though, all of us have every opportunity to make something of our lives. Starting now.

10 things you must give up to move forward based on principles by Steven R Covey

10 things you must give up to move forward based on principles by Steven R Covey