Celebrate Your Wins, Now!
Hold a mirror up to your own life and envision the goals you have successfully achieved.
Take time to: acknowledge your accomplishments by giving yourself a pat on the back.
It's easy to focus on the future--the next mountain to conquer--and overlook the present. We rob ourselves of joy when we do not slow down long enough to appreciate our hard work, sacrifices and results.
Your Victories Deserve Their Due
By taking the time to celebrate, you will experience an inner-glow and this will help you become even more successful.
"Most people search high and wide for the keys to success. If they only knew, the key to their dreams lies within."--George Washington Carver
"When you do the things that bring
Recently I received the 300,000-Mile Badge because my 1994 940 Volvo has reached this amazing milestone! The great people at Park Place Volvo presented it to me Dec. 24, 2014.
When I bought the car (used) in Memphis, Tenn., in 1995, it had roughly 50,000 miles on it, as I recall. I set the following goals at the time of purchase: inundate the car with tender loving care/maintenance and keep it as long as possible.
No, I did not imagine we would be together this long AND it still surprises me. People ask me how I did it so here's the answer: I did what I set out to do. That's it.
I have lovingly maintainted the car despite various challenges including being hit by an uninsured driver on the right rear door, which is still damaged. I express verbal appreciation to "The Queen" (my pet nickname) and talk sweet to her for providing safe and reliable transportation.
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