Maybe you’ve seen it on TV, heard it from a friend or saw it on the internet, but the phrase “Strive for Greatness” has affected you in some way. It’s the notion that you shouldn’t settle for less and always move and work towards greater avenues. In life, there are numerous times when we do settle for less simply because we’re afraid of the unknown. When we think about trying for something better, we don’t know whether we’ll be able to achieve it or not. This fear holds us back and we end up not reaching our true potential.
How do we reach that point where you don't let fear hold you back? How do we achieve greatness? First, let your faith be greater than your fear. Now use positive reinforcement; think of your fear as an internal negative reinforcement that keeps reminding you that you can’t get where you want to go, you can’t achieve what you want to achieve. But if you keep reminding yourself that you can, that you shouldn’t be afraid of dreaming big, that you should “Strive for Greatness”, then you will achieve what your goals are and what you’re capable of achieving. One of the many ways that people can turn their lives around is by surrounding themselves with people who have a positive attitude and that acts as a positive reinforcement. Who knows, maybe you could be that force that provides a positive “Pick me up” to a person who has had a bad day by being that example of perseverance and fortitude . There’s a saying that you miss all the shots you don’t take, failure is not the end, rather it’s a 2nd chance to make things right. You know you have all the necessary tools within you to achieve greatness, believe in yourself and don't let anything hold you back. Let the world know that you are "Striving for Greatness" and will not settle for mediocre.
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