Unlock Your Potential and Live Your Vision
I often wrestle with the concept of what the goal and purpose of our lives actually is. Of the many different ideas I have discovered, the one that rings true with me, is the ability and willingness to live our full potential. Every virtue, treasure and reward in life is dependant on us uncovering and living according to our full potential.
Robert Louis Stevenson had a wonderful way with words. He stated this idea so beautifully over a hundred years ago. “To become what we are capable of becoming is the only end in life” So what is living your potential? Potential simply means possible, as opposed to what is current or actual at the moment. We have the ability to acquire latent excellence and to become more every day of our lives. We have the ability to constantly grow, expand and to create a better version of ourselves day after day.
The way to un-wrap this greatness and to begin exploring the extent of your hidden potential, is to first believe in your abilities and to know that you have greatness hidden inside. Create a deep rooted belief in yourselves and accept that you can grow and become more every day. You unlock your treasure chest of potential and you start the process of exploring the unexplored and unknown limits of your possibilities.
Thomas Edison said it so well when he said “If we all did the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves” Have you ever dreamed about what you are capable of achieving and committed yourselves to the process of growing your skills and abilities to align them with your dreams. Or have you stifled your yearning for great success because you have had a few setbacks in your life? This has made you flee to the safety of mediocrity and inactivity.
One of the great thought leaders and fathers of the personal development industry Dale Carnegie said “We all have possibilities we don’t know about. We can do things we don’t even dream we can do”. Are you exploring the limits of your potential every day by striving to learn and expand, or are you allowing your fear to keep you trapped in an unfulfilling life of routine and average? Have the courage to finally pull the trigger on your potential and begin to explore the unlimited scale of what is possible for you. Tap into your genius and constantly strive to become more. As you become more, you will attract more into your life.
- More Success
- Better relationships
- Greater Health
- Financial independence
- Career or vocation satisfaction
- Outstanding family connections
- Great joy in giving, guiding and assisting others
One of the great Philosophers of the 19 century Soren Kierkegaard said “There is nothing of which every man is so afraid as getting to know how enormously much he is capable of doing and becoming” Stop allowing your fear of what you can have, do and be from allowing you to stretch yourself and to realize your potential. You are magnificent, start to see it, believe it and become it. Are your beliefs in what is possible for you, keeping you trapped in mediocrity? That stops right here and right now. Believe in your potential and see the possibilities that are waiting for you and begin growing into the best version of you.
Nelson Mandela said it so well “There is no passion found in playing small – settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living” I know that you are capable of more. I know that you can grow every day and be a little better today than you were yesterday. The only person that does not believe this is you. Stop denying your potential and begin to see the possibilities that abound.
Not living your potential does not only keep you trapped in a life that is un-fulfilling and empty. It is damaging to your health as well. Psychologists have known for a long time that we create massive internal stress, when what we are doing on the outside (Actions and behaviors) is incongruent with our potential on the inside. Now is the time to start living a congruent life and to accept that possibility and potential are your birth right, begin living your today.
Start today by believing in your greatness and begin to see the unfathomable strength, courage and ability that has been gifted to you. All that is needed now is for you to believe and for you to begin the process to unwrap it. Expand your belief around what is possible for you and begin making a real difference to your life.
I hope that this article has inspired you to begin exploring the realm of your unlimited potential. Stretch yourselves and explore the depths of your potential. I know that you will astound yourself, when you finally bury your fear and unlock the possibilities that are buried inside you.