Know Yourself

Anne Frank
Anne Frank

“I know what I want, I have a goal, an opinion, I have a religion and love. Let me be myself and then I am satisfied. I know that I’m a woman, a woman with inward strength and plenty of courage.”

— Anne Frank (Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl)
(June 12, 1929 – early March 1945)

I believe we all have an inner strength that will carry us through in times of difficulty. The more we know about ourselves the easier it is to know what we want in life. The major challenge is being aware of what our strengths are.

It wasn’t until I turned forty that I realized what I wanted in life. But the plan didn’t gel until I turned fifty. I have tunnel vision when it comes to achieving my goals. It is an amazing feeling.

When I look at my friends, it’s the one who have a plan that are the happiest. The ones who have passion in their lives that are the most fulfilled. It is impossible to be complacent when you have passion for a cause or know what you want out of life.

Whatever it takes, find something you can be passionate about. Then every day, do at least one thing to move towards your goal.