Success and Failure Road Sign with dramatic clouds and sky.

You can change your life by simply changing your mind. It’s as easy as that. You are thinking it’s hard and I am going though this or that. Well look, someone else is dealing with something much worse than you are. In fact, we are all dealing with tough times but how you deal with it is a choice. If you simply change how you see  and think about things it can change every thing. For example, when things go wrong you have two choices. You can wallow in your misery or you can decide to see it as an opportunity. Be honest which one would you choose? I prefer to see opportunities.

Many people are afraid to realize that they have a choice.  I believe it is because people do not want power over their lives. They are dependent on someone or something outside of themselves.  They want to put their lives in the hands of some religious entity or some savior. It’s easier and quite honestly the laziest option.

When you realize that you have power, your life is in your hands and you are your own savior. Having the power of choice is work and it is hard but it is also rewarding because you and only you decide the direction of your life. Here is how you can change your perspective:


  • Stop seeing the negative in everything. If you lost a job, love, etc. see it as an opportunity to start something new.
  • Ever heard of the saying “misery loves company?” Well it is true. You attract who you are so hang out with positive people. When you are surrounded by misery you will attract misery. If you are surrounded by positive people, guess what? You will attract positive people and things.
  • When you are feeling down put on some happy music, read a great book or admire art. Just turn the negative junk off. I have days where I refuse to watch the news. I like to know things but there is nothing can do about 99.9% of world events. I would rather focus on what I can do.
  • Happiness is a choice. Decide to be happy. It’s as simple as that. Plus you deal with less stress and your health is better too.


You have more power over your life than you think. Will you be a player in your life or a spectator? Will you  be in control of your life or  will you let someone else have control over you? It’s time for you to own and shape your life.

Don’t forget to follow the 100 Days to a Brand New You Challenge here.