Are you the kinda person who loves a good story? Whether in a book or movie? One that’s even better when told by someone from the heart?
Well, the fact of the matter is we all have stories right? The key factor in determining whether you are going to be successful or miserable for the rest of your life is how you carry out the following two actions:
- How you perceive your story (the past)
- What you write next with your choices and actions (the future)
Once you get to know me, you’ll know I love keeping stuff SIMPLE and I’m gonna do that right now for you – no extra charge either! Here comes some life changing wisdom are you ready? Okay, here goes:
THE PAST IS GONE! OVER! HISTORY! And we just can’t text our auto-piloted Delorean time machine to take us back in time anyway! Well, at least not yet! #millennials
So, if we can’t change the past, and say we had a messed up past, then what do we do? Again, keeping with the SIMPLE theme, we have to give it a different meaning and purpose! What makes ME the expert? Well, let’s just say my story, at age 17, was about to end in one of two ways: Death or jail! But, as you can see, I created a third option for myself and as a direct result, I’m rocking a super KICKASS life for which I’m extremely proud to share with you.
So here is where I ask you to consider the following questions:
- Are you constantly comparing your past to another person’s to see who’s past was worse? And part two, were you proud yours was worse?
- Do you feel anxious at the thought of leaving your past behind and embracing the future?
- Do you love and believe in yourself? Truly in your gut?
- Do you feel that your past experiences can benefit someone like you before it happens or at least how to recover if it does?
See what I mean guys? Personally, I’m a huge fan of #4 and I bet you know why! In case you’re on a double-non-decaf-mocha-lemon-pie-pizza-cream latte it’s because (you like that huh?) I’m sharing my life with you! An inside peek into how a former homeless 7th grade dropout survived two suicide attempts, living out of dumpsters, begging for food, became the Master’s degree earning two-time homeowner, and lover of automobiles and motorcycles, giving his life to change the WORLD!!!!
Which one are you gonna pick?
Every minute of every day we get to CHOOSE what we THINK and therefore FEEL.
We can CHOOSE to focus on the PAST or on our FUTURE – it’s where we ARE going!
Remember my motto: IT’S YOUR LIFE – YOUR CHOICES – NO ONE ELSE’S – NO EXCUSES! – ANY QUESTIONS??
Christopher Rausch a.k.a Mr. KICKASS
About the Author: Christopher RAUSCH is a Speaker, Coach, Author, Radio Show Host and the creator of “The KICKASS Guide to Life™,” the complete guide to living your best personal and professional KICKASS™ life! He currently resides in Riverside, California. When he was young, Christopher’s life was anything but KICKASS™. He grew up in the inner city of Los Angeles, California. With his father nowhere in sight, Christopher’s mother nearly gave him up for adoption. Read More…