“Be strong. Don’t be a follower and always do the right thing.” Jennifer Lawrence
Since I was a kid, I always loved inspiring movies which were heart-warming and left me speechless at the end. But more than inspiration, I was impressed but those true stories of people who fight for their dreams no matter how discouraging situation may be. And movie JOY is definitely a great example.
If you haven’t seen it, this movie is about a woman who is fed up with her miserable life, always being broke, so she decides to end it and follow those dreams she always had. You know, like a breakthrough. What I love the most about this movie is that Joy is crazy, unstoppable and courageous. Nothing stops her, nothing scares her and no matter what others say, see goes after her goals with such a determination, I get goosebumps even talking about it.
I want to share with you 4 lessons I learned from this great movie with an incredible performance of Jennifer Lawrence and why it is worth of seeing for you as well. Remember that this is a true story of an ordinary woman who escapes from misery and debt and you can too accomplish anything if you set your mind to it.
1. Become unstoppable
How many times have you heard that commitment is one of the most important things when it comes to success? I bet a lot but how many times we actually fall through? If you want to reach the highest point in your life, you can’t allow anything to stop you, I mean nothing. Problems and unexpected circumstances are part of everyone’s life; the difference is whether you let it get to you or you work through them and keep going.
2. Don’t listen to others
People will often tell you million reasons why you can’t or you shouldn’t. Maybe they are jealous, maybe they don’t want you to get hurt, maybe their beliefs are destroyed because they gave up on life. No matter what the reasons can be, run your race because no one is going to run it for you. Follow your heart because it knows what you want the best.
Movie Joy is a perfect example of discouragemet she got from her close family but in spite of it, she didn’t stop, she didn’t listen because she knew where she is going. Be like Joy.
3. Know why you are doing it
We have heard it million times “What is your purpose?” But really guys, do you know your exact purpose in life? Did you make entirely clear why you want to wake up at 5 am every morning, why you want to sacrifice your time, your energy and devote everything to one goal? This is a lot to ask from one person if this person doesn’t have a purpose or specific goals. I talked about setting up goals in one of my new videos on YouTube which you can find here.
I know I shared this with you guys in the past but to give you an example, my mom is the person who I am doing it for. Sometimes when I wake up at 4 am in the morning because I know I have to, thinking about her in my mind is the best motivation since I know without me, she doesn’t eat. Now is your turn to find the purpose why or for who you are doing all this. What is your motivation and who depends on you?
4. Courage drives you
I’ve been thinking very often what is more important than anything in life to make a breakthrough. I mean belief is crucial as well as commitment and dedication to what you do. But I’ve noticed from own experience that courage was the reason of my biggest breakthroughs and this courage came from pain.
In the movie Joy, the pain from her life is greater than anything else, and that’s why she got a hell of courage. I mean, this woman is on fire, and that is what made me her so successful and respected. You have courage within you, the only thing you must do is to train it and train it every single day. For more on this topic, check out my new video about courage here.
I definitely recommend this movie since it can encourage you and motivated you in a big way, especially because it is a true story. Once you watch it or if you already did, let me know what you think and what was the best part for you. Enjoy!
My name is Silvia and I teach people how to turn their pain into power. My personal struggle inspired me to help people in living a powerful and fulfilling life which they create and control. You can find out more of my story by visiting my personal page www.silviaturon.com. Also, there is a FREE gift waiting for you. See you there!