Last night while discussing day’s happenings with husband, a thought came to mind. There are so many noises around us but we react to only those that concern to us directly.
For example, when we walk on road or are in any marketplace, we get to hear so many sounds. Like, horns of vehicles, conversations among people and endless buzz, but do we respond to all those? Certainly not!
We respond to only those voices that “we think” can affect us. So, why do we react to all the unpleasant and useless talks of people around us? Instead, why not consider these gossips or unproductive talks that bog us down as just a noise worth ignoring.
Why to waste premium space of our mind by storing unpleasant thoughts! Yes, our brain is no less than a high-end, prestigious neighborhood where trash-like things have no place. That’s why we must make a conscious effort to keep our mind free of garbage thoughts. Otherwise, it is no better than demeaning our exceptional mind space by allowing rubbish thoughts to live inside.
This is the way I try to keep myself unaffected and focused on my work and goal. I stay away from superficial talks. I consider all negative and meaningless talks as just a noise. I pretend I’m “listening”, but in reality I just “hear” those conversations.
I let my ears do their job, but keep the doors of my mind totally shut, as I cannot let its precious space to be occupied by rubbish. When I am not absorbing what I’m hearing, then obviously I won’t react to the conversation.
Focus your energy in creative and constructive work without consuming yourself in aimless gossips. It’s better to be alone doing things you enjoy than sitting in conversation you find meaningless.
So, watch yourself and be careful of what you are letting your mind to absorb. Shut the doors of your brain when people around you question your conviction. For me, dreams are like projects. Just like, completion of any project depends on how well it is executed, fulfilling of dreams depend on how much effort you put in to bring it to reality.
Therefore, as the project leader of your dreams, it is up to you whether you are distracted by external noises or remain passionately focused on completing your project – your dream. Take responsibility of your dreams and actions, and don’t let disturbing talks affect you.
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How do you keep yourself motivated and focused on your goals?