Be an Optimist and Big-Thinker, But Don't Forget to Take Action
Putting all three together will make you successful, whatever your definition of success happens to be
If you have read any of my previous work, you know my life is, at best, a shit show. That is a polite way of saying it. It almost seems as though I spend my days on a rollercoaster, but instead of putting my hands over my head when I go into the valleys, screaming in delight, I grip the railing white-knuckled and scream in horror as I descend into the darkness.
A little overdramatic, but you get the idea.
These past few months have shown how easy it is for me to fall into the muck. I spent much of the time in bed with a pillow over my head, trying to rid my brain of the demons inside. When I started in November, I was on top of the world. I had been writing at night, publishing like a pro, and working on my blogs. I was father and husband of the year material, and I smiled in fulfillment more than anything else. I even traveled to the USA to see my kids for a month.
But as soon as I returned from my travels, I was screaming down the track into a rabbit hole.
Whether I am bright-eyed and focused, or psychotic and depressed, the funniest thing about me is I am optimistic. I am always thinking of the big picture.