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Monday, April 30, 2007

Be Flexible

Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.”

"Goals are a means to an end, not the ultimate purpose of our lives. They are simply a tool to concentrate our focus and move us in a direction. The only reason we really pursue goals is to cause ourselves to expand and grow. Achieving goals by themselves will never make us happy in the long term; it's who you become, as you overcome the obstacles necessary to achieve your goals, that can give you the deepest and most long-lasting sense of fulfillment." - Anthony Robbins

Goals are simply tools to focus your energy in positive directions, these can be changed as your priorities change, new one added, and others dropped.”

Let's learn from the nature. Consider how water adapts to its environment: evaporation, condensation, melting, flowing, goes around rocks, fills containers, etc.

"The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists."

Are you flexible enough?

Photo by marinegirl taken from this source

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2 comments:

surjit said...

Oh yes!I am flexible.You have touched a vital topic.Let people search themselves and find out the level of flexibilty they have.Best wishes.

Sam Chan said...

Hi Surjit,

I think this prayer is good for this:
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference."