What an out-of-this-world beauty! I am writing this on board a helicopter on the way from Chitral to Gilgit (for those who don’t know, these are the most beautiful places in the world situated in the North of Pakistan) and we are attempting to go to Gilgit at the moment.
Snowcapped Hindukush Mountains! Breathtaking beauty! I feel like staying here forever!
I was listening to one of the audio books when suddenly felt like writing. One subject that I have been meaning to write about has been:
Why what happens to us happens to us?
I mean, have you ever noticed that if we keep thinking negatively about something it surely happens.
And my experience tells me – and so does all literature ever written on the subject of wealth creation – that if you think that you will get, do or be something, you will. And if you DON’T, you WON’T!
You don’t believe this, do you? Seems like a lot of @#$%, right?
Have you met anyone who is very successful and has a negative attitude towards life and things? Ever met a successful person who has only bad things to say about his circumstances, people, job, boss, subordinates, near and dear ones, relatives, family, the system, traffic, neighbor – in short his whole existence? (I have used ‘his’ here, which doesn’t mean a thing! You know what I mean, ladies included!)
One of the major attributes of successful people is optimism, goal centered & positive attitude. I know you will say you have heard this so many times… Norman Vincent Peale, et al!
I am sure you would remember a kid from your neighborhood, who has always said that I will become this or that. Or someone who has been very passionate about what he/she wants to do in life. You later found out that they HAVE become what they had been dreaming about, in spite of the odds and the situation?
People who have a vision of what they want do to in life, usually achieve it. And those who do not, never do!
Isn’t it true?
Look at people who have done well for themselves. They would always have a story to tell you. They have plans going forward. They dare to dream and usually realize them, or come much closer to them than one could ever dream of!
Carl Sandburg said it so rightly: “Nothing happens… but first a dream!” Dreams, vision, goals are very important for progress, both financial and personal.
As Alice (in Wonderland) was told, “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will take you there.”
And remember that:
“The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire & the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointments along the way.”
Robert Kiyosaki – Rich Dad Poor Dad.
I won’t take much of your time, but DO THINK about this before you go to sleep tonight! Have a remarkable life!
Dare to dream! Follow your passion! Nuruddin Abjani