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DON'T BE A SEQUEL…

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Movies can be made into sequels. We all know that. But how many of those sequels are worth watching more than once or even at all? The first time you hear the trailer for the original movie you are hooked. You go to the movies to see the story unfold on the big screen. You are moved in and out of every emotion you have within you.Once in a while you reflect on that movie remembering how much it touched you.

Then what seems like out of the blue, the producers of the original movie are advertising it’s sequel. You think to yourself, okay I might go to see that. The second time around the movie starts out in the same predictable way. This time instead of having your emotions pulled in every direction, you have anticipated where this movie is going.

Oh there might be a couple of things different. but for the most part it is a carbon copy of the original movie.The same can be said about people. Those who seem to face the same challenges over and over again.They might get a break every once in a while, but then they are right back to square one all over again.Instead of changing their game completely, they just made some minor adjustments.And that is where their lives become very similar to a sequel.

I had to do this in my own life. it was really hard. Then one day I woke up and realized that I was doing absolutely NOTHING to change the way I was doing business. My cast of characters were the same and the situations I found myself in were NOTHING new.I remember one day talking on the phone to my best friend. As the words were coming out of my mouth I was experiencing Deja Vu.

I was saying the same things in exactly the same way I had been doing for a couple of years. No wonder my girlfriend was not calling me that often. She must have gotten real tired of my story. That day I vowed to change things up and turn myself around. It took me a year or two to really get the hang of my new game. Every once in a while I would catch myself in mid sentence saying the same things I used to say. Until I finally reached the point where I had new priorities.

Now I am living an original screenplay written by ME! You can too. Do not delay in re-writing your story. It is an original. There is only one you!