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Mastering Self-Motivation by Michael J. Provitera

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CHAPTER 6

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

If you don’t know what the end result is supposed to look like, you can’t get there.

—Vince Lombardi

Believing in yourself is important because no one cares about you more than yourself. Sometimes you will get distracted when negative notions from the past remind you that you are not perfect, but you know that you have the perseverance to keep on keeping on. When you believe in yourself and realize your natural potential, the sky is the limit.1 If you do not take care of yourself, who else will?

When some type of trauma from the past creeps into your consciousness, tell yourself that you want to move beyond these negative thoughts and place an X over them in your mind. If negative thinking continues ...

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