Unemployment is at an all time high.
Homelessness is on the rise.
Children are going to bed hungry.
There seems to be no end in sight.
During these times, we all need to find our niche.
We need to find what we have deep inside that sets us apart from everyone else.
There is prosperity inside of all of us.
We just have to be brave enough and aggressive enough to figure out what talent we have that will bring us financial gain.
We can no longer depend on job security, the stock market, social security or any thing other than what we can do for ourselves.
We have been equipped with everything that we need to be successful.
That's not to say that we don't need to do any researching, practicing or further developing of the skills that we have.
It means that we something that we love to do and that we're good at.
We have something that someone else needs.
The problem is that people don't believe in themselves.
They second guess everything that they do.
It is impossible to reach your full potential if this occurs.
You can never reach your full potential if you don't believe in yourself.
You have to take a chance.
Take a chance on yourself.
It's amazing how we take chances on everything but ourselves.
We can go the extra mile for everyone but ourselves.
Why do we sell ourselves short? How can we encourage everyone but ourselves? How can we sacrifice for a friend or family member but not ourselves? It's time that we refocus our attention on ourselves.
We need to find out what makes us happy and what makes us tick.
We seem to get lost in our own hustling, bustling day.
In the end, we lose.
Learn how to balance.
Take time for yourself on a daily or weekly basis.
Sometimes it seems impossible to get a moment alone, but once you make yourself a priority in your life, you will find time.
It's in those quiet times that you are able look at who you are and figure out what you need to do to make a better life for yourself and your loved ones.
Be honest with yourself about your strengths and weaknesses.
Be honest about where you are in your life at this moment.
Stay positive and focused.
Only you can change your future for the better.