Powerful Words, Part One
16 Feb 2013
There are physical boundaries and then there are those that we place on ourselves or that we let others place on us. Words are a powerful thing and a lot of times without knowing it, we limit ourselves in what we are able to accomplish.
I have heard the words can't, won't and don't a lot through my life and learned that they should be motivation to prove the person saying them wrong.
My doctors said "You won't live past 30". Therefor I no longer celebrate birthdays, but a proved you wrong again day, see you next year. I have too much life to live in better ways than letting myself slip into death that easily.
Many people have told me "you can't" to various activities. So I spend time working on my ability to do exactly what they said I can't do. Can't is a wall that I will scale no matter for what purpose or how many times you put it in front of me.
Usually when I have heard "don't" I should not have, but I have still learned a lesson from it and am happy that I did do. Don't or do, either way I made the choice, if it was a mistake or not, it is still mine.
Take the don'ts, won'ts and cant's and turn them into do, will and can...And just LIVE!
***There are obvious don'ts, they are called warning labels. While I approve of and promote trying everything because you just might find something you love, I do not agree with anything illegal or just plain stupid.***