I’ve told you my story. And, now it’s your turn. Ask yourself: “Am I living my truth?” Or, are you simply allowing the world to determine who you are and what you will accomplish in life? Remember: your fulfillment and happiness is your responsibility. So…How do we start your awakening process?
We start by asking ourselves some self-assessment questions. Socrates, one of the great philosophers, said it best when he said: “To know thyself is the beginning of wisdom.” That’s exactly what I did to awaken the warrior within me, and you can too!
These are the 12 self-assessment questions that I answered for myself, and I want to pass them on to you for your consideration now. By carefully considering each question, the ones that apply to you will begin to awaken your inner warrior and set you on your path to discovering your truth:
In my last blog, Awaken your Warrior Part 1, I told you that I would get personal with you and share a little history about me, and how the domestication process put my inner warrior to sleep. As promised, here is the story of how I woke my warrior. Let’s start at the beginning.
The photo to the right is an image of me when I was three years old. My mom is on the right-hand side of the photo. My grandmother is on the left. When I was seven—four years after this picture was taken—my mother committed suicide and I lost her instantly. The next year, my grandmother (who was like my mom to me) died suddenly from a brain aneurism. So, all of a sudden I found myself dealing with a heart-breaking dose of childhood trauma.Read More
In Part two of this video blog series, Landon Taylor interprets key insights and strategies from Module Three of INSANE PRODUCTIVITY, the world-class peak performance program released by Darren Hardy, Publisher of SUCCESS Magazine. Uniquely combining the best strategies from the greatest super achievers of today with sage wisdom from renowned thought-leaders from the past, (such as James Allen, Jim Rohn, Florence Scovel Shinn, Napoleon Hill, Lau Tzu and J. Krishnamurti) this video blog series will accelerate your purposeful productivity, and empower you to discover and live fully in your TRUTH. If you missed Part One of the series, check it out HERE.
In this three-part blog post, we’re going to help awaken the warrior that’s within you–and it starts with realizing that we are all natural-born warriors. I was born a warrior. You were born a warrior. But somewhere along the way we lost that passion, that fire in the belly.
So what happened? Well, the sad truth is that we get domesticated early on. Various things can happen to us in the first 5 to 8 years of our lives that actually subdue our drive, and this experience often puts our internal warrior to sleep.
Let’s talk about a few common sources of domestication.