Today I want to talk to you about an inspiring quote that I saw a while back when I was doing research on willpower.
It basically went like this:
It basically went like this:
‘Today, I shall do what everyone is unwilling to do, so that tomorrow I can do what everyone is not able to do.’
We should always be wary of the difference between our emergency tasks and important tasks.
Willpower is the cornerstone of success and it is the pillar that holds up all the realms of motivational content in a cohesive manner.
Our will to do something today that everyone feels negligent towards is what gives us power to do something that everyone may not be able to do tomorrow.
If you work today while everybody is safe sleep, you can do things tomorrow that they might not have the chance to do, because their negligence will eventually strip them of your opportunities.
Not everyone understands the importance and direness of the situation that they might find themselves in.
Let us demonstrate our argument with a simple example. If you do not sow in the appropriate time of the year, then you cannot reap when everybody is expecting their harvest.
You have no harvest, because your vigilant self has failed to warn you of the consequences that you will have to face if you fail to live up the standards that society has determined for you.
Those who exercise their willpower to do what they must do will save them from the storm of tomorrow. By taking comfort in the procrastination of today, you will destroy all your tomorrows.
It is the same with our emergency tasks and our important tasks. When your friend faces an incident and must be delivered to the hospital, you rush out and do everything that needs to be done on time, because your friend’s well-being is at stake.
Or when your rent is due, you will do everything in your power in the least amount of time to deal with your dire and urgent situation. But our minds fail to understand that important tasks will be the urgent situations of tomorrow.
For example, learning a new language might be an important task when you think about your goals and dreams, but it is not an urgent one.
That is why you do not feel the need to get on with it.
Little do you know that, in time, this important task will turn into an emergency task because you have failed to compensate for time.
So, at first glance, important tasks might not be as dire as emergency tasks, but you need to treat them the same way.
Get on with your goals and your dreams, because if you do not, you will eventually find yourself in a dire situation when you need some things but did not allocate the right amount of time to gain them.
Indeed, there is no true difference between our important tasks and our emergency tasks, it is merely our deceptive mind which is at play here, tricking us into believing that our goals and our milestones may not be so important as to prompt action and steps to achieve them!
A BIG HUG!