Let's Have A Limitless Week

Date published: Tuesday 3rd of May 2016

It's Tuesday 3rd May and here in the UK that means it's a brand new week. Yesterday was a bank holiday so the whole country had a day off. So, from my own slightly selfish perspective, this is the start of the week. Personally speaking, I've had approximately 3 hours sleep. I was up early and I got a whole bunch of stuff done. Right now it's 10am and I'm still totally energised and about to take a little break. I'm looking forward to recording a new tutorial series later on tonight.

It's funny to think that not so long ago I had major problems just getting things done. I think I was the most laid back guy in the world and it was very normal for me to get out of bed at 4pm (yes, that's PM - just in case you missed it!). These days, I generally turn in at 2am and I'm up at around 6am - sometimes earlier.

The thing that really made the change for me was a thought - just a thought. It's all to do with the expectations that we impose upon ourselves.

Right now you have an entire catalogue of rules, limitations and expectations in your mind - and they are dictating what you believe you're capable of and ultimately what you're getting done.

For example, some of the limiting beliefs that you might have could include:

* You need eight hours sleep a day to be productive.

* You need to eat X amount of food/calories per day or you'll be short of energy.

* There's not enough hours in the day to do all of the things that you need to do.

* Once you get through your to do list (some day in the future!), THEN (and only then) will you be able to have time for exercising.

* You are capable of writing "x" lines of code per day.

* You're not smart enough to become an expert at 'x'. Being an expert is for other people.

* The project that you're working on is going to take "x" months to complete.

* You have to choose between having a good work life or a good recreational life.

* It will take "x" years to clear your debts.

I have a question for you. What if all of those limiting beliefs, rules and regulations that you have turned out to be horse shit?

Well, I have a newsflash for you. That's exactly what they are! The truth is, you are capable of far more than you think. Take sleep for example. Now, this is not a pleasant thing to think about, but we know from historical records that soldiers in the first and second world wars often went for many months and sometimes even years on just two or three hours sleep per night. Of course, that's an extreme example and I'm not in any way suggesting that what they went through was in any way good or recommended, but the takeaway here is that human beings are capable of functioning on considerably less than eight hours sleep per day.

Let's go back to these rules that you have. Where did they come from anyway?

My guess is that they came from your previous experiences and also from society in general. After all, it's normal for 'ordinary people' to achieve 'x' in a given timeframe.

Well, I'm no Tony Robbins but I've had a moment of inspiration and I want to share it with you right now. What if we, as a group, made a decision TOGETHER that we're going to blow the roof off of all these limiting rules and beliefs that we have? In other words, I'm saying that it's time to try a new algorithm. Let's call it, 'the no limits algorithm'.

Just think about what's possible in your life if you remove all of the negative limiting rules and regulations that have been polluting your mind. Doesn't it make you excited to think about what's possible if there are NO RULES and NO LIMITS? If positive thoughts about what is possible get you excited then you'll be energised. That energy, which comes from within you, is all that you need to make all of this happen. The good news is, you don't even need to buy a single can of Red Bull to make the magic happen.

So, may you have a glorious and hyper-productive week. May this, of all weeks, be the week when all of your previous limitations are cast aside. May this week be the week when you tap into your true potential. I'm with you on this one. I'm your wingman and - quite frankly - I think we deserve this. It's a new week and it's a brand new month. Let's knock this mutha out of the park!

Peace, love and vegetables!


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