What’s the ultimate secret to success? Different people would give different answers to this question. However, while many things do truly contribute to your success, without perseverance/persistence, all your efforts would fall apart! As per the Oxford Dictionaries perseverance is ‘Persistence in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success’.
Being yourself,… I mean ‘truly’ being yourself is often a challenge! As babies, we start growing up, and gradually learn how to behave, what to say, what to think, in brief, we are taught to conform to the societal norms of our environment. We learn many good things, and at the same time, feel the need to abide by group pressure.
Today I woke up, and went out for a morning stroll in my garden before breakfast. I was thrilled to benefit from the comfortable warmth of the morning sunshine (as in Mauritius, we’re in winter, and it’s getting cold for our usual hot tropical climate!). I practiced yoga, deep breathing, and meditated, confirming to myself that I was indeed right, not to hit the snooze button today!
There are days when ideas don’t come naturally, and I make efforts to find inspiration, such as finding a topic for my new blog post. While using the ‘daily prompt’ is very useful (a life saver for regular blogging), my special exercise for inspiration and idea-generation is often to stroll down my garden. Observing nature clears my mind, brings serenity, and helps me to focus, develop, and choose the best topic for my next blog.
In today’s short blog post, I’ll share with you, how I find my daily serenity for focusing on achieving my set goals…