Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

We Are Trying To...


How many times have you heard this in your life? Perhaps you have said it yourself. We are trying to accomplish something here. We are trying to complete this programme. We are trying to change the attitudes of our employees. We are trying to finish so we can go on holiday. We are trying to get fit. We are trying to diet. We are trying to give up smoking/drinking/eating donuts or whatever.

These are all statements you hear and no doubt have said a thousand times. But in them is the seed of failure. In saying these few words you are destined not to succeed. The seed to failure is in the word 'trying'.

Just stop a moment and look at your life. Ask yourself the question. What does trying really mean?

Does it mean:

I am making effort to succeed.

I am having a go but I don't think I will succeed

I don't want to do this but if I look as though I am it will keep everyone happy.

I must look as though I am making effort here.

It won't really work but if that's what they want I will go along with it.

I cannot see us completing this in a month of Sundays but at least it looks as though we have given it a go.

I hate the idea of jogging or the gym but to keep her/him happy I will have a go.

Deep down I like the way I am and the food I eat but it keeps people off my back.

I actually like smoking. It helps with the stress but after all the publicity I think I ought to give it up.

If trying means any of the above are you surprised you fail?

Have a go at this exercise.

Try not to think of a giraffe?

Did you succeed. I bet you can't get the photo of a giraffe out of your mind.

Try to make a cup of coffee.You can't can you. You either make a cup of coffee or you don't.

I know they are silly examples but they make the point. When it comes to tasks you either do them or you don't. So using the word 'trying' is just a way of preparing yourself when you haven't set the goals and objectives of what it is you want to achieve. If you really decide what it is you want to achieve then you will find the correct tools the right frame of mind to go out and do it. When you fail to set the goals and objectives or you are not really committed to succeeding for whatever reason then you save yourself with the word, 'trying'.

Trying really means a state between no I don't want to do it and full commitment. You and I both know that if you fully commit to something then 99 times out of 100 you succeed. The time you don't succeed is when you don't want to. But rather than face the aggravation from others you say I'll try. Which basically means; I will not give it my all. I will do what I think is necessary in order for others to think that I have given it a good shot. I will try.

Do you remember when you were child and your grandmother said you were very trying. In other words you were a pain in the butt. You were a nuisance.

Well it's the same. When you decide that you will try to do something you are really a nuisance to yourself and others because the chance of success is negligible. You, at best, are going to waste a great deal of time and energy doing something you don't really believe in and is destined for failure. Or, possibly marginal success.

Whenever you enter a new challenge with the thought of trying in your mind you are really doing yourself no favours. You are really showing the world that you are a non achiever.

If deep down, in those hidden dreams you carry, you want to be an achiever then do whatever is necessary in order to succeed. When you carry out a task say to yourself, "No one can do this without me", and we promise you will succeed.

It's not a case of we are trying to achieve something here but We are achieving our goals here.

Good Luck

Graham and Julie
http://www.desktop-meditation.com

To improve your intuition, initiative and energy levels. Please go to:http://www.desktop-meditation.com It's free.


MORE RESOURCES:

MGoBlue

Season Preview: Motivation Fuels Michigan in 2014
MGoBlue
Q: After the graduation of all-time leading scorer Rachael Mack, who steps up to score goals? That's the big question, isn't it? Mack, a four-time All-American (the only player in the history of the program to do that), was an offensive machine during ...



Why Motivation is life changing
Leinster Express
Motivation is a life-changing programme that works by focusing not on what people eat, but why. It offers a personalised, tailor-made plan with private consultations and for those who reach their target weight, the Maintenance Programme helps to keep ...



Clemson DT Watkins returns with new motivation outlook after losing friend
FOXSports.com
CLEMSON, S.C. -- Clemson defensive tackle Carlos Watkins is determined not to forget that fatal car wreck that cost him a childhood friend -- and forever changed his perspective on life and football. Watkins was riding to a cookout not far from his ...

and more »


KyForward.com

Weighty Matters: Stuck in a weight-loss crawl, motivation is needed to get me ...
KyForward.com
Then there's the motivation of immediate gratification, something to which our culture is irretrievably tied. The drive-thru, the vending machine, the corner gas and food mart all provide instant food and drink. What kind of immediate gratification can ...



Medina County Gazette

Girls soccer: Loss gives Highland extra motivation
Medina County Gazette
Highland's Mari Ley battles for the ball with Olmsted Falls Taylor Hurt in the first half. (AARON JOSEFCZYK / GAZETTE). GRANGER TWP. — Sometimes the best thing to do after a loss is to get back on the field. That was the case for Highland's girls ...



ProFootballTalk: RG3 is using the doubters as motivation
NBCSports.com
ProFootballTalk: RG3 is using the doubters as motivation. Posted by NBCSports.com on August 21, 2014, 7:41 PM EDT. Jon Ritchie and Takeo Spikes discuss Robert Griffin III's tweet regarding all of the doubters he has. Ritchie isn't sure why he feels the ...



New York Times

Dollar General Questions Motivation of Rival's CEO
New York Times
Photo. Together with Family Dollar, Dollar General would have almost 20,000 stores and more than $28 billion in revenue.Credit Eric Gay/Associated Press. Chief executives routinely pledge to do what's best for their investors, especially when it comes ...
Is family pride behind a dollar store's rebuffed takeover bid?Fortune

all 456 news articles »


Dave Weber brings motivation to local schools
Port Clinton News Herald
Christie Ontko of Put-in-Bay School shows a sign as part of a positive-reinforcement exercise. (Photo: Craig Shoup/News Herald ). CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. PORT CLINTON – More than 700 educators and administrators flocked ...



Something To Prove — ESU D-Line using doubts as motivation
Emporia Gazette
“We've been a question mark for a long time at this school, and we've always used that for motivation,” said LoPorto, also ESU's co-defensive coordinator. “I talk about it everyday about 'who do we want to be?' Part of my philosophy and theory in ...



Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Bostrom on Superintelligence (6): Motivation Selection Methods
Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
The first is to adopt some form of “capability control”, i.e. limit the intelligence's capabilities so that, whatever its motivations might be, it cannot pose a threat to human beings. We reviewed various forms of capability control in the previous ...


Google News


Advertisement



Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.