Mental Diet


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Eagles are the king of the birds. They are known to attain staggering heights. They gracefully soar so high, farther and longer than any other bird in the sky utilizing their vision which is five times stronger than man’s. Eagles soar as high as 10,000 feet, with attaining remarkable heights goes along visibility advantage. A turkey has virtually no visibility advantage because it is hooked to the ground and therefore, has a ground level visibility. The soaring ability of eagles enables them to observe and be observed, they can sight trouble or prey miles away, this enable eagles to avoid danger and positions them to constantly seize opportunities of supply and thus lacking sustenance is not a part of their experience.   Consequently, their heights give them insight. The principle is: The higher you fly the farther you can see and be seen; the farther you see the wider and higher will be your perspective. Visibility advantage determines destiny advantage, heights determines insights.

Using an analogy; when you are driving on the ground level, your view or perspective is limited and you become vulnerable to distorted perspective which leads to wrong choices in life which could lead to a life caged in frustration or even destiny wreckage. However, when you are on a flight, you have a wholesome and wider perspective because you can see the entire landscape. This wholesome and wider outlook leads to right and wise choices and the ability to see and seize opportunities, avoiding impending danger and experience a higher quality of life. Therefore, scarcity mentality leads to limited and shallow thinking that plunges one into the dungeon of failure while abundance mentality leads to a high-soaring destiny.


The only limit to what we can accomplish in life is the lid we place on our imagination. Our imagination is a world of unlimited possibilities when exercised and maximized. A detailed, vivid mental picture of your dreams and goals impressed on your imagination will be expressed in your actual experience. Daily picture yourself as already accomplishing your goals; think it, see it, feel it, touch it and you will experience it. Visualize yourself winning and you will materialize winning outcome.

Until your dreams are verbalized, it cannot be internalized and until your dreams are internalized, it cannot be externalized and until your dreams are externalized, it cannot be materialized. Therefore, write down your goals; life time goals, long range, medium range and short term goals. View and review your goals on a daily basis. Never lose sight of your dreams and goals lest you lose touch of actualizing it. Invest in your dreams each day by doing something that leads toward the accomplishment of your goals. Cut down on your commitments so that you won’t cut off the chances of accomplishing your dreams. Think through before accepting any commitment from people in order to get the time to act through on your dreams. One of the most courageous words in the world is “No”; it frees you from the bondage of approval addiction. However, if it is vital to make the commitment then plunge yourself in wholeheartedly after weighing the cost and it will not cost you your dreams. Cut off distractions, your dreams demands all of you to accomplish it. See it, believe it and seize it, is the way to make your dreams happen. Discard liabilities from your life; bad habits, the wrong association, fear and all kinds of negativity should be thrown away. Invest in your dreams one day at a time and make sure that your dreams are worth the while to invest in by investing in the lives of others.

Plot your own path; never follow someone else’s path. You may learn from successful mentors and role models but birth your own dreams, express your uniqueness and individuality. Never compromise in conformity.

Fantasies can’t measure up with dreams because fantasies only measures down to the daydreaming stage which is devoid of the world of reality. Dreams are your passionate pursuit of what you want to be, do and have. Fantasies are what you wish for.   

Stretch to maximize potentials and soar to new heights; see it, believe it and seize it.

You can! You will!     



Timeless Gem

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About the Author


Udeme Archibong is a prolific writer, an astute communicator and a model of excellence. Her writings have made profound impact on thousands of lives around the world through her blog:, which has followings in over 70 countries in continents of the world.

She is a Self-Development Expert, who passionately works towards helping people maximize their destinies.

At some point, she was a motivational columnist, writing Success Recipe and Destiny Catalyst, for two Nigerian national newspapers, Vanguard and ThisDay, respectively. She is the initiator of the Revolution Series Seminars

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