How Michael Jackson Changed My Life successful

Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson

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No doubt that there are people who influence the life of people around the world. Michael Jackson did and still does. There are people who love him and adore him. At the same time there are people who hate him and sickened by the sight of him or the mention of his name. His passing and the tragic end brought some changes in the view of many of us.

If you don't like him please forget that side for a few minutes, at least till you read this hub, however difficult that may be. It would be worth if you do so. Because he can teach you an important lesson, which you will not forget till the end of your life. It will benefit you in your days to come. His lesson will improve your life and help you to lead a more successful and happy life.

Just like everyone I personally was fascinated by how effortlessly he moved, danced as if floating on the air and how he could sing any style of song. When I didn't understand what it took to be successful, I would see that talent and assumed, like many other people, it was God given. It came so easy to Michael Jackson and other successful people. Never thought or asked "How he got these skills?"

Few days back I read about him. From interviews and from those who knew him well, learned that he had been dancing, singing and entertaining since he was a very young child. He was dancing and singing on a daily basis. Years and years of practice brought him where he were. It got him the position of the King of Pop Music.

Obviously he had natural talent like all of the most successful people in any field do. Talent alone is not enough. We all have some talent where we could be great at. But it cannot take you very far unless you ready, willing and able to put time and effort in to develop it.

Look at Michael Fred Phelps, (It is a coincidence both Michael's "Phelps" and "Jackson" come into my hub) the Great Swimmer, who won many Olympics Gold Medals. He was diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. ( Thank God! Many of us are not diagnosed with such disorders.) He started swimming at the age Seven, partly because of the influence of his sisters and partly to provide him with an outlet for his energy. If you ask him he would say he put lot of time and energy in to his swimming which brought him the position of Olympic Gold Medalist.

Look at the most successful people in every field, whether it is in Business, Politics, Entertainment, Fitness, Sports, Social Skills, Academics... Didn't matter, all are share a few definite traits that make them successful. They love it, they work on it, Put lot of time on it and willing to give up something for it. It is clear that if you pursue a worthwhile goal and put lot of effort and time in learning and working on it, it will change your life 180 degree.

If you could learn to motivate yourself to ignore temptation, to avoid people who want to keep you down, able to keep your eyes on your objectives, then you could literally be anything you wanted to be. Like Michael Jackson, if your practice with purpose for many hours each day, you could be the best in the world in that one skill. You can start with watching someone who seemed to float over the ground as if he wasn't even touching it. With practice we can accomplish amazing things. The key is to focus on what you are on.

You are in the driver's seat of your life, when you are able to control your thoughts and emotions. Michael Jackson and many others proved that. With a powerful mind and trained skills comes success. And the good news is that you could also be a success, if you are willing to do that. Control your mind to keep yourself confident, motivated, going the right direction and to never quit. That what successful people do. You can understand this myth form the story of Tortoise and the Hare. Tortoise, even though very slow, was focused on his goal and didn't quit. That is why tortoise won the race. It is very simple to understand. But the question is how many people put efforts to do meaningful work they love and master it and develop their talents? Sadly there are not many.

Another lesson we learned from life of Michael Jackson is that making money doesn't mean that you are a successful person. We need to keep balance of different areas of our life. Even though he was a successful entertainer, best dancer and singer, he was a failure in other important parts of his life. He was unable to live a normal healthy life. He was on drugs. Now the question is whether we could call him a success of a failure?

There are lot of thing which are to be taken in to account for a healthy successful life. There should be normality in your relations, your health, your surroundings, your spirituality, your environment....

May the Almighty help us to lead a successful life in all the areas of our life.

Wish you all the very best in your life.


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mtsi1098 7 years ago

Good hub...I thought MJ was one of the most talented artists in the days he was alive and I am sure he will be listened to for years to come...If I could only sing and dance like him :)


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jacobkuttyta 7 years ago from Delhi, India Author

mtsi1098, thanks for your comment. Yes he will be remembered in the years to come.


lyricsingray 7 years ago

I am, like so many, sad he is gone. was waiting to see him comeback. But with all his pain, may he finally rest in peace, Thanks,great Hub! Kimberly.


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jacobkuttyta 7 years ago from Delhi, India Author

Thanks for your comment Lyricsingray. It is better to rest in peace than live in pain


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BkCreative 7 years ago from Brooklyn, New York City

Very nice hub - sincerely kind and thoughtful. It takes a lot of talent to be known all over the world - as he was!

I think what was missing in his life - and the lives of many - was balance. Certainly here in the US we are only defined as one thing - our jobs. And we tend to live, breathe, and act accordingly. We need to embrace being elders, or friends, or sisters, or neighbors, or hobbyists, or walkers, etc.


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jill of alltrades 7 years ago from Philippines

Very good hub and great reminder! We can indeed learn a lesson from the life of Michael Jackson and other people like him. Hard work and determination (aside from talent) will go a long way in the path to success.

Thank you for sharing this.


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jacobkuttyta 7 years ago from Delhi, India Author

@BKCreative, Thanks for your comment. Yes, like Michael Jackson, many of us lack a balanced life.


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jacobkuttyta 7 years ago from Delhi, India Author

Jill Thanks for your comment.


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John Z 7 years ago from Midwest

Well said. Success is measured in ways that money can't buy. Thanks for a great Hub.


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jacobkuttyta 7 years ago from Delhi, India Author

Dear John,

Thanks for stopping by and for your comment.


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Paradise7 7 years ago from Upstate New York

This is good, a very positive message, and always, with the help of our innate gifts and hard work and the help of the Almighty and the "willingness to give up something", we can succeed. Thanks for this hub. It came at a moment in my life when I needed it.


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jacobkuttyta 7 years ago from Delhi, India Author

Thanks Paradise7!

You have made my day.

May God bless you


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motricio 6 years ago from Bogota DC, Colombia

Michael J. was a great artist.

Not only his achievements has inspired so many younger artists, but also gain a special place in history and my heart as well. Best dancer ever.

Earth's Song messages and Black or White mean so much for me.

RIP MJ. =)


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jacobkuttyta 6 years ago from Delhi, India Author

Thanks for your visit and comment Motricio

May God bless you


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Raging Bull 6 years ago from Melbourne, Australia

Thanks Jabobkuttyta for your words of encouragement, it is very much appreciated. Your hub speaks of his legacy and the beautiful things he left behind, and yes what an inspirational role model He was.

Warmest wishes

Billie Raging Bull


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jacobkuttyta 6 years ago from Delhi, India Author

Thanks Raging Bull for your visit and comment


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Wealthmadehealthy 6 years ago from Somewhere in the Lone Star State

This was a learning experience in a hub. Very well written..I can see your points about MJ, I was extremely disappointed in him when he became so drug addicted...as all stars, nasty rumors floated around about him....seems if you are in the public light, such things will happen, whether in Hollywood or Politics...yet, I did watch him from a child...he worked and worked and became the best he could be. No he was a bad financial manager and liked to spend, which is not what we should do. In the end, I was saddened for what happened to him, but it did not rule my life as it did some others.

For God chooses the time we have to spend on this earth, he knows our beginning and our end...It was his time, tho many are unable to see this. Even tho his death to most was in effect caused by someone else, he made his own choice as God gives us free will to become drug addicted. And to me this was the greatest waste of a life which God blessed him in so many ways with...

This was a wonderful hub...I truly enjoyed reading it.


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jacobkuttyta 5 years ago from Delhi, India Author

Thanks Wealthmadehealthy for your kind visit and elaborate comment.

Yes, we can learn many good things from his life. And it will encourage us to keep away from drugs.

Thanks a lot for your visit and comment.


Mireya 4 years ago

Whoa that really inspired me im glad i read it ... Thank you so much now i know if u practice u will get better at something ... R.I.P Michael Jackson :)

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