How To Succeed In Business and Fail in Life.
I was just listening to a free Business success program presented by Zach Crawford. He was suggesting that you should put your business is number one priority even if you must forsake your family. That is why I chose the title “how to succeed in business and fail in life”.
Sorry Zack, but I don’t want to succeed in business badly enough to forsake my family and forsake my own pleasures. My reason for having my own business is so that I am free to enjoy family and life, Not at the expense of those pleasures. While it is true that one must schedule business time and prioritize that, it is also true that one my schedule relaxation and enjoyment time with family and friends.
Some people must learn lessons the hard way. A workaholic sometimes learns by having their family hate them, suffering divorce, winding up in the hospital with a heart attack, Etc. I say they sometimes learn but many repeat this over and over again and never learn – at least in this lifetime.
I just read A post on Facebook by one of my Facebook friends, who is very successful in his business, but he is writing of high blood pressure and trips to the doctor. High blood pressure is usually caused by improper diet, which causes physical stress to our body and/or A less than optimal understanding of the way our thoughts can affect our health.
I had a very busy day today and wasn’t even going to make a post to this blog until I read one friend having blood pressure problems then another one advising to put word at a higher priority than family life and relaxation.
I strongly disagree! That is unless you want your work more than you want to live – because that can easily be the result one does not balance work with living. A more sustainable model would be to balance:
1. Self – especially getting proper nutrition, sufficient sleep, sufficient relaxation time while awake, etc.
2. Family – spending quality time with family.
3. Community – being involved in neighborhood functions was a loving attitude.
4. Nation – doing things that promote loving interactions in the country you live in.
5. Earth – doing things that promote loving interactions with the planet you live on.
6. Universe – being involved in activities that promote the well-being of the universe you live-in.
7. Creator – being actively aware and respectful of our metaphysical nature – supreme Creator – source – god – or whatever you feel comfortable calling that unquantifiable and all-powerful Life force.
“Success” is something we should never try to measure by how much money we managed to collect or by our possessions. Those who do so often lose their money, their possessions, their family, their physical health, their mental health, and often what is left of their life.
I felt this was important enough to address – and I did so in a very calm and relaxed manner because I know the potential ill effects that stress has on our body, mind, and life.
The source that I have been listening to for the past few days explains these things very thoroughly and understandably. That source is Guy Finley. I invested in one of his products a few days ago and I am more than satisfied with value of the content that he provides. He doesn’t identify a balance in the seven areas that I mentioned above – I learned that from another source. But he does explain very well how we can be at peace with our own thoughts, which is very valuable knowledge. Therefore I have posted a link on my Facebook community page because WordPress.com frowns on some links to paid sites. So I will post the link to my Facebook community site below.
First I’m going to take a few moments to go outside and enjoy the cool fresh mountain air – then I will come back and insert that link, and post this to my blog, doing so in a very relaxed manner. As I see it work can wait – so can sharing with community – when I need a few moments to relax for my best interests. While I relax I will also be sending loving thoughts to Jonathan Lederman, who is having the blood pressure challenges.
There – a short break, which allows me to remember to have some probiotics to replace the enzymes that toxins in commercial foods destroy. Taking care of my on health first.
One other thought that I must convey, concerning the free training supplied by Zach Crawford – he speaks very fondly of Empower Network, which I tend to reject. As I see it, they promote a blogging platform and high-priced lessons on how to resell that blogging platform and the higher price lessons to others. In my opinion empower network, also known as EN – does not supply A truly valuable and beneficial product or service and I deal only with truly valuable and beneficial products and services that over deliver. If anyone wants A good blogging platform to promote their business I can recommend one that I feel is much better than EN…
Here is that link to my Facebook Community – Unleash-Inherent-Potential
May we all learn together how to manifest, for ourselves and others, A truly prosperous (not merely an abundance of money and possessions) Life…
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