The Gift of Inspiration

Dr. Purushothaman
December 17, 2013


Throughout life's journey we are often bombarded with demands, decision-making, and deadlines. What better way to get through these speed bumps than to have inspiration drive us over each of them? It is a seed that is planted, takes root, and assists to deliver us where we want to go. We need inspiration like flowers need bees to pollinate new life. It is the substance that stimulates our minds and helps us flourish and grow.

Inspiration comes in all forms and fashion. It can derive from a religious sermon, family, friends, colleagues, professional coaches, therapists, books or photos. Although inspiration comes in many forms, the most rousing are the ones we can actually see. Visual inspiration helps us to see ourselves in another place, to give our minds a little rest and relaxation from our current environment, and allows us an opportunity to drift away for a brief moment and daydream a bit. If we are unable to see ourselves at the finish line and actually go there in our minds, we can lose our direction and energy.

In order to stay consistently focused and productive, our minds and spirit need to re-energize, and inspirations give us that boost we need to maintain the drive. Surrounding ourselves with inspirations that appeal to our sense of sight is a very effective way to keep our goal directly in front of us. If an individual wants to lose weight, a picture of a fit person lying on a gorgeous tropical beach can certainly encourage them. We can all envision our slimmer beautiful bodies basking in the sun with waves crashing onto the white sands. Not only can we see ourselves at our ideal weight but also the encouraging words that accompany the image will follow us throughout our quest.

Every individual should utilize some type of inspiration for work and home to aid in jump starting their day, to serve as a reminder of what it is they are striving for and why they are doing the things that they are doing, and to keep the momentum flowing. To help fulfill the need, there are several different types of free inspirational wallpaper that are available. And, in an age where we spend a great deal of time in front of our personal computers, having free inspirational desktop wallpaper is a godsend.

Whether we are sitting at our computer doing work or tackling personal items, having that inspirational snapshot looking back at us provides the right atmosphere and motivation to complete the task at hand. That visual stimulus is the fuel that excites a person into action and keeps them moving in the direction of their dreams and aspirations. Free inspirational wallpaper is an easily accessible, visually striking, and thought-provoking tool that adorns the workspace with positive energy. It uplifts the spirit and helps to generate ideas, creativity, energy, and calmness.

Of all the wonderful gifts that one receives in life, inspiration is truly one of those gifts that keeps giving. When the inspiration is acted upon, it is re-gifted and placed back into the world. The individual gains so much from it and can, in turn, give more of themselves at the workplace and in their personal lives.

Inspiration is equivalent to motion. It moves the mind, spirit, and body to greater heights. Inspiration spurs one towards their goals - their destiny. So, a person should exercise it, relish it, look for it, use it, obtain it, give it, and soak it all in. It is a special gift to receive, and we should allow it to compel us into action.

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