#wisdomwednesday We're definitely living in the world where everything is a little different. Sometimes it can be easy to get into bad habits or become comfortable with the new normal. It's always good to try to keep moving forward in a positive way, no matter what the circumstances are, no matter what the barriers are. There are always things in which we can work on, and there's always things in which we can improve. Perspective, being aware of our surroundings, and having a good work ethic are three things in our reach that we have the ability to easily change.

Perspective: reminding ourselves that we don't have to do something, we get to do something, it really helps with having higher energy, being more passionate, and being committed to the fullest. It is a privilege. One of my favourite quotes that I use all the time is your perspective drives your performance. If you have a positive perspective, over time positive results will occur.

Being aware of our surroundings. It's important to remind ourselves that we are in control of what happens. We have full control of our mind, feelings, emotions and we have the ability to make our dreams a reality and our reality greater than we can ever imagine. Knowing that we are in control of our mind, it kind of goes hand in hand with our perspective, having positive thoughts allows us to keep moving forward in a positive way.

Putting in the work. A quote that I also try to remind myself all the time is no one else is going to do it for you, you get out what you put in. Sometimes things can be overwhelming, but if we start small, all of the small things add up to something big. We have the ability to control our own work ethic, and if we do 1% better than we did yesterday, that's still an improvement. If we do a little bit better today then we did yesterday, it might not add up to something right now, but all of the small positive habits will eventually add up to something bigger, for the better.
Ryan Benoit