A Haiku - Motivation
A Haiku - Motivation
is the best motivator;
inner strength shown through.
Can we think before we leap? Do we?
What stirs you to action?
Is it a deadline? Is it joy in what you are about to do?
Can you be incited, go along with a mob?
Does something impel you to take a specific action?
For just a moment, take a look at motives.
What gets you up each morning?
What causes you to choose a time to rest each night?
An alarm clock? A sense of duty? Fatigue?
Our bodies have limits, but within those limits are choices.
We can turn off the alarm and go back to sleep.
We can use stimulants to lengthen our wakefulness.
What is it that drives our choices?
Money? That sense of duty? Sometimes fear?
Making the wise choices, the best choices at the time, can make a world of difference in each day, but where does impulsiveness fit in?
An impulsive purchase in the store must have been based on something, an ad on TV, the design of the package, a response to some past pleasure?
If we understand what motivates us to do certain things, we continually gain a better understanding of ourselves.
Isn't that understanding worth something in the grand scheme of things?
© 2014 Demas W. Jasper All rights reserved.
Life takes balancing....
- A Haiku - Balance
Today has the same 24 hours as every other day. There are the same things to juggle. It has its priorities and its "if there is time" parts. It also has a secret: living successfully takes balance.
What will be different today?
- A Haiku - Change
Be ready. They come.
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