Lately, I looked for ways to be able to master anything at any age, and the desires many of us have to achieve more skills, even the ones that seem impossible, just because of belief, age, doubt or lack of ability. I then discovered avenues that can help any of us access the potential of our insightful being.
What pushes one person to learn or master something at any given time while another might just give up? Do you feel like you are too old, not good enough, or not have the ability? Are you thinking that mastering something you want is an impossible feat to realize?
Wrong! I am soon to be 54 years old, and I am still learning to master anything such as skills for my business, and to improve myself to be a better person. Also, I do this for a purpose which is to be able to help countless others succeed and get a greater life.
At first, you have to value the process more than the results so you can keep going and evolving. The reason being is that you expand your capacity when you allow yourself to confront barriers, hurdles, obstacles, and even experience failures or losses. It cultivates flexibility and provides you with additional wisdom, no matter what you encounter.
Afterwards, you need to grasp the fundamentals. To master anything, you have to be willing to start at the bottom. You must dive into the learning process by first studying the most important principles. Becoming skilled at basics will lay the foundation for more understanding and advanced levels of achievement. It will then allow you to get a grip on new subjects and learn more deeply.
The Power of Purpose
Next, if you have a purpose in your life, you have something to live for, and it gives you some meaning. A purpose is something that pulls you, especially when it comes to master anything your heart desires. There are many influences in life. One of these is an influence that always pulls people back to the past while another is that some people are always pulled aside by distractions.
But here is what is powerful; if you have some high purpose in your life, it pulls you towards the future. The stronger and clearer the purpose is, the greater it pulls. The other significant advantage is that it pulls you through all challenges and difficulties that may arise as you try to master something.
If you do not have a purpose in your life, it is easy to be annihilated by an unfortunate day or month, and not want to master anything as you think it is out of reach. So you need to have a dream, a reason beyond today, beyond next month, and beyond this year because it will affect your spirit, mind, and soul.
It also creates imagination, making your mind work on all sorts of possibilities to achieve that purpose. With it, there is nothing you cannot accomplish or anything you can master.
To Master Anything You Need Self-Confidence
Where is self-confidence coming from? It comes first of all from not neglecting the small daily disciplines. It derives from feeling good about yourself. Confidence arises from doing your best to master anything that is needed to achieve success. It gives you the ability to rise above your circumstances.
You must always think that you did your best today so that self-confidence starts to rise to master even better things tomorrow. By believing that you have a good day, you can have another next day, and so forth. Then the days become the weeks which in turn become months to be an incredible year then.
Do not neglect to do the daily disciplines. You have to believe that you can master anything, just as you can be healthy. Self-confidence affects the way you learn things, your health, future, as well as your psyche. So self-belief is a powerful tool when you want to become skilled at anything.
Some people try to learn a skill for a little while to see what happens. They try a couple of things, and if it does not work, they are out of there. That is not the way to go if you actually want to master anything in life or at any age. You have to learn all the things, read the books and consult with others that know more than you know.
Enthusiasm is also Part of Mastering
Inner enthusiasm pushes you over the discouraging things that sink anyone else’s ship except yours. It would cause somebody else to quit early in the day while you keep going. If you are willing to go through that, believe me, it will make a difference.
You have to be 90% enthusiastic on the inside and only 10% on the outside, and not the other way around. When you want to master anything, the enthusiasm that comes from deep inside you is created by purpose, by self-confidence and by genuine willingness to learn, and is the kind you need.
Enthusiasm, most of the time, should be unheard while the ten percent left which is heard should ring a bell, and only show the tip of the iceberg. It motivates you to do the best job you can or to master anything you desire.
Preparation is a Way to Mastery
Parts of your life, you are getting ready for things, events or the future. In first grade, you are preparing yourself for the second grade, and so on. Sometimes, it seems like a long and excruciating time and like the moment will never come when you can reap the harvest of what you planted.
Your decisions are the ones that last a lifetime. So you have to make plans beforehand which in turn help you put everything together when it comes to master anything in your life. But then comes something that is vital, the preparation for success.
The harsh truth is that life is not designed to give us what we want, to give us what we need, but to provide us with what we deserve. Every value in life must be paid for. The people, who pay through efforts, are willing to go above and beyond, learn to master anything more than they should, receive.
So you want to prepare yourself this year for next year. You have to think how you can be better, how your ideas can be more powerful, sharper and even clearer. Think of what can you do to master anything you need and how to help others in the process. You need to think long-term and learn to be more valuable!
Master Anything to Become an Expert
You always need to withhold an image of yourself that you are trying your best. If something needs to be learned, you can learn it. If there a book that needs to be mastered, you can master it. If there is a skill that needs to be learned, why can you not get busy now and learn that skill so you can master anything?
Wanting to excel in all the skills you need or want, and settling for nothing less than an outstanding performance can be mastered and learned at any age. If you are willing to get to master anything you want and be the best you can be, train with all your strength, develop all of the skills that you need to perform, you will become an expert.
You have to become a person of high value and integrity. Whatever you decide to do, at any age, at any moment in life, you have to see it through by learning and mastering what needs to be done. Not only will you grow and improve, but your life and wealth will as well.
A Final Thought To Master Anything
Self-discipline has to come into play, and it is usually one of the hardest things for people to do. You need to understand how important the part you play in this world is. You need to demand of yourself discipline because if you want something extraordinary, you have to do something extraordinary.
To master anything, you have to be consistent, persistent and determined. No one else can discipline you but YOU! The only one in charge is you.
Many people say that I am extremely disciplined, and while that may be true, I know that to have a more satisfying life and better outcomes, regardless of your age, situation or abilities, you have to believe that you can become skilled at anything you want. You just have to find the desire in your heart that pushes you to master anything you want.
Sergei VanBellinghen, Founder & CEO of First-Class Lifestyle, currently a Self-Improvement & Success Expert Consultant, using self-development techniques to help you succeed and have a better life. Visit my website at sergeivanbellinghen.com