Poison Your Body with Junk Food and Drinks. Love Yourself? Want to live long and healthy? Want more energy? Avoid processed food, red meat, and fatty or fried fare; stick to fresh fruit and veggies, practice portion control, eat mindfully.
Corrupt Your Mind with Negative Thinking, Negative Self-Talk. Thoughts held in mind attract in kind, what you focus on expands. Never rent out space in your head to the opposition, life has enough challenges without you not being 110% supportive of you. Believe in you; banish self-doubt: “Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.” – William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure.
Contaminate Your Social Life with Toxic People. Attitudes are contagious. It has been said you are the sum total of the 5 people you spend the most time with so pick as friends folks going someplace in life, making something of themselves, who will support you in your growth.
Starve Your Soul: Your Spirit needs nourishment, find a source of inspiration and go there regularly, drink deep. Develop your self-awareness, design a wonderful plan for your life, take concrete steps to make it happen. Journal, hold yourself accountable.
“The reason that I can’t find the enemy is that I have yet to look within myself.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Other people’s views and troubles can be contagious. Don’t sabotage yourself by unwittingly adopting negative, unproductive attitudes through your associations with others.” – Epictetus, 50-135 AD
“If you raise your standards but don’t really believe you can meet them, you’ve already sabotaged yourself. You won’t even try; you’ll be lacking the sense of certainty that allows you to tap the deepest capacity that’s within you.” – Tony Robbins
As always, I share what I most want and need to learn. – Nathan S. Collier