Willpower is the least efficient, and most difficult, tool you can use to accomplish anything. It is rarely more than a waste of time. Why? If you’re relying on willpower, you’re fighting what you really want with what you think you should want. Even if you win that battle, you lose, because you didn’t get what you really wanted . . . There is something within you that is far more powerful, far more dependable, than willpower. It is called “wantpower” . . . What you want most has the power.Full Story»
We cannot control the breezes of life – the unexpected favourable conditions – but we can make sure that we are in constant readiness to make best use of them. This readiness has various aspects and one of them is detailed knowledge of the safe harbours of life – the destinations where we wish life to lead us. If we seek to profit from circumstances then we have to have a clear vision of what it is that we actually want. Windows of opportunity can be brief so we need the courage and self confidence to act spontaneously when spontaneous action is called for.