Be Mindful of who you listen to.

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Everyone has an opinion, and it is often cheap. Everyone has the right to their opinion but not the facts. An opinion could be that you would not amount to anything, but the fact is that you are a kind/queen put here to do epic things. You might not be maximizing your potential right now but you have limitless opportunities to become who you are put here on earth to become. It is never too late to be who you might become. You are not too old, young, inexperienced, or experienced to effect change.

“First people will tell you that you are wrong. Then they will tell you that you are right, but what you’re doing really isn’t important. Finally, they will admit that you are right and that what you are doing is very important; but after all, they knew it all the time.” – Jonas Salk, developer of the Salk polio vaccine

You will come across naysayers, doubters and critics on your path to achieving your goals. You have to be mindful of whose opinion, advice or criticism you pay attention to. It is okay to be misunderstood, as the more prominent your vision is, the more people will not understand what you are trying to achieve. It is not what you hear; it is what you listen to. As American essayist and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson quipped in Self-Reliance and Other Essays: Emerson’s Essays, “To be great is to be misunderstood.”

“A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Speak what you think now in hard words, and to-morrow speak what to-morrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said to-day. — ‘Ah, so you shall be sure to be misunderstood.’ — Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood.”



Daily Calm with Tamara Levitt – Individuality

Social conditioning shapes our approach to life. The world around us says we must follow a particular path and hit certain milestones by specific ages: school, career, family, or retirement. One of the gifts of meditation is the chance to listen to our ideas, desires, and beliefs below the surface—that more profound sense of our individuality.

The more we meditate, the more we learn who we truly are. Instead of living in reaction to the expectations of those around us, we can honour our authentic voice deep within.  It is essential to realize that you are not flawed if you don’t conform to societal dictates. It is society’s one one-size-fits-all flawed life plan. Honour your uniqueness instead of conforming to how others think you should behave;  celebrate your bravery for forging your path and staying true to yourself.

If you are acting like a sheep, do not blame the shepherd. You cannot herd lions. Wake up and roar and you are free.” — Papaji

Daily Jay with Jay Shetty –  Curiosity Builds Connection

It is not about what you learn but how. Active curiosity is a sign that you love and care about someone. The crucible is valuable, not the item from the forge.

Daily Trip with Jeff Warren – Unforced

Being unforced means letting what is exactly here be enough. What is here now without being able to do anything?


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All the best in your quest to get better. Don’t Settle: Live with Passion.

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