Browsing all articles in Metal Motivation.
I don’t speak of destiny, but I will talk a great deal about destination. There’s a huge difference. A destination is simply a place that YOU’VE decided to go, and that’s the point. YOU make the choice about what your future will look like, and YOU decide how far you will go with your gifts, talents, abilities, and resources.
Motivation is not difficult, because you’re already motivated to do what you do whether it’s beneficial to you or not. Even the most lazy person is motivated in their laziness. Even the greatest procrastinator is consistent when it comes to avoiding the tasks they keep putting off. Either way, we do what we do for a reason, and the strength of that reason determines the strength of our motive.
Success is not so much what happens “inside you” as it is what happens “outside of you” when you start seizing the opportunities that pass you every day!
Happy thoughts don’t create the kind of warriors we see in stories like Rocky, Rudy, Braveheart, or 300. Happy thoughts don’t inspire sacrifice, or move the wounded warrior to disregard his pain in order to win the day. For that, you need something higher. Something greater than yourself. Learn how.
There’s one thing robbing you of your future, and it’s your past. It’s the only thing—in terms of you—that can rob you of your future. Even if it was someone else that caused you pain, or put you down, it’s still your hanging on to what happened, or what they said, that keeps you from living the life your heart desires. Discover how you can truly put your past behind you and create the future you’ve always wanted.
Your mind and body are connected, and your mind tends to believe what it can see. So health and fitness are a powerful way to reinforce a new outlook on life because your mind will believe what it sees—and in this case, it’s the changes it sees in your body as you eat right and train hard. Watch this short video now and share it!
I’m writing to you from several thousand miles up in the air, as I make way back from Canada to my home in Texas. I’m returning from the NOCTIS 666 Metal Expo, Festival, & Conference in Calgary, Alberta. Wow! What an experience! I was contacted by the Terese Fleming, the event producer, just over a [...]
Most motivational teaching doesn’t work because it lacks substance, and it’s only good for a momentary burst that can only keep you enduring a life that never changes. Is that what you want? Do you just want enough inspiration to tolerate an unhappy life? How about instead of having enough motivation to tolerate your unhappiness you start feeling the overwhelming sense of fulfillment that ONLY comes from your dominating your life?
There is but one force that paralyzes people, and it is fear: fear of failure, fear of success, fear of the future, fear of people. And what is fear? Fear is an emotion caused by belief—a belief that by doing something, we’ll experience some form of pain. Fear is the most powerful—yet powerless—force I’ve ever witnessed, and it’s the primary culprit behind humanity’s unrealized potential.
Your heart is where your power of vision resides. It’s where you truly believe for what you’ve always wanted. Your heart is the sacred place that people can easily defile as they hurl their filthy arrows of criticism at you. Your heart, therefore, should have the most reinforced defenses you can build. Here are three ways to guard it…