Alpha, Attitude, and Progression

How a person views their world, circumstances, struggles, and challenges comes to not only define them but shape their lives as well. The simple fact of the matter is that strength comes from struggle and the strength to endure allows you to progress yourself mentally, physically, and emotionally. A problem is nothing more than a challenge; a challenge that must be accepted, risen to, and conquered. Your mind will tell you to play it safe and balance out the risks, but there is no reward for the playing it safe; you must leave your comfort zone, and challenge yourself to achieve greatness. To define what it is to truly be ‘alpha’ and what it truly means to rise to challenge – Read More Below

Winning and Losing

What makes someone ‘alpha’? Alpha isn’t about being a domineering bully, a one dimensional physical ogre, or condescending toward others. It is a someone who is: confident, accepts challenges, is not afraid to assume leadership when necessary, maintains a good outlook on life, does not let anything stop them, and approaches problems as challenges that can be met. There are no physical requirements for being alpha and it is not something that is easy to be, but it can be assumed at any point in one’s life. Taking control of your life, being assertive in your own actions to follow, and live the way that you want to live while helping to bolster and bring up others around you. Many assume that ‘alpha’ is being a ‘lone wolf’ who cares for no one but themselves, but this could not be farther from the truth. The fact of the matter is that you help yourself by helping others, and a truly alpha individual takes pride in bringing up those around them and never belittling others. In order to be alpha you must step up to the challenges that come to you and rise to the barriers that stand in the way of your dreams and goals. Surround yourself with positive people, those who want to better themselves, stay confident but humble, stay strong, and always push forward.

Ancient Viking Laws

It is imperative to always keep goals and continue to push for them. If you are not pushing for goals and progressing in life, then you are complacent, and being complacent is as good as being dead. It is the stagnant existence that is simply waiting to die. There are no excuses in life, and weakness is always a choice. Physical factors such as body type, age, and strength are not barriers, but simply unique traits that will come to define your journey. People love to make excuses, but the reality is that the pain of regret is much worse than the pain of failure. If you go out and try and give it 100%, and you fail, then at least you gave it your best effort. Anyone can become a ‘champion’; a champion is someone who never gives up and keeps coming back until their goal is met. You never know how strong you actually are until you have no choice but to be strong. The  events in your life will come to define who and what you are, each situation that you overcome and each challenge met will teach you a lesson, make you stronger, and build your confidence. You are never truly defeated until you give up; from an Olympic race to fixing a broken down car, to hitting a new personal record in the gym, the key is your attitude and assertiveness to accept and rise to the the challenge in every way possible.

One More Round.

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  1. Randy says:

    Thanks for that great article… And thanks for all your help and recomendations.. Really has help me mentally and physically.

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