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He Prepares These For His Wife After 67 Years Of Marriage Before It’s Too Late

He Prepares These For His Wife After 67 Years Of Marriage Before It’s Too Late

On Valentine's Day, a 84-year-old Chinese man prepared a surprise for his wife for the first time during their 67-year marriage. “I love you” was shown on the hotel building, while they were having a belated wedding ceremony on the lawn outside.

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    “We used to undergo lots of challenges and struggles. And we fight and get angry with each other. But we've never thought of divorce.” the old man said. One regret was that his wife had never worn a wedding dress and there was no official wedding ceremony in those years. In recent years the 84-year-old wife's health has been going worse, having to use a wheel chair. And this old man, who hadn't done anything romantic or said “I love you” before, wanted to give her an official and spectacular wedding ceremony, before it's too late.

    He kissed her and said “I love you”, which is not a common phrase for the older generation in Asian societies. People watching were also moved to tears.

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      The words shown on the buildings weren't simply digital display. It was the combination of lights from 220 rooms of the hotel, booked by the successful and wealthy grandson of the old man.

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        Although there was no official marriage certificate, the love between them has been linking them strongly. And this ceremony, shows us the man's efforts to make every second count.

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          Last Updated on January 21, 2020

          How to Motivate People Around You and Inspire Them

          How to Motivate People Around You and Inspire Them

          If I was a super hero I’d want my super power to be the ability to motivate everyone around me. Think of how many problems you could solve just by being able to motivate people towards their goals. You wouldn’t be frustrated by lazy co-workers. You wouldn’t be mad at your partner for wasting the weekend in front of the TV. Also, the more people around you are motivated toward their dreams, the more you can capitalize off their successes.

          Being able to motivate people is key to your success at work, at home, and in the future because no one can achieve anything alone. We all need the help of others.

          So, how to motivate people? Here are 7 ways to motivate others even you can do.

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          1. Listen

          Most people start out trying to motivate someone by giving them a lengthy speech, but this rarely works because motivation has to start inside others. The best way to motivate others is to start by listening to what they want to do. Find out what the person’s goals and dreams are. If it’s something you want to encourage, then continue through these steps.

          2. Ask Open-Ended Questions

          Open-ended questions are the best way to figure out what someone’s dreams are. If you can’t think of anything to ask, start with, “What have you always wanted to do?”

          “Why do you want to do that?”

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          “What makes you so excited about it?”

          “How long has that been your dream?”

          You need this information the help you with the following steps.

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          3. Encourage

          This is the most important step, because starting a dream is scary. People are so scared they will fail or look stupid, many never try to reach their goals, so this is where you come in. You must encourage them. Say things like, “I think you will be great at that.” Better yet, say, “I think your skills in X will help you succeed.” For example if you have a friend who wants to own a pet store, say, “You are so great with animals, I think you will be excellent at running a pet store.”

          4. Ask About What the First Step Will Be

          After you’ve encouraged them, find how they will start. If they don’t know, you can make suggestions, but it’s better to let the person figure out the first step themselves so they can be committed to the process.

          5. Dream

          This is the most fun step, because you can dream about success. Say things like, “Wouldn’t it be cool if your business took off, and you didn’t have to work at that job you hate?” By allowing others to dream, you solidify the motivation in place and connect their dreams to a future reality.

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          6. Ask How You Can Help

          Most of the time, others won’t need anything from you, but it’s always good to offer. Just letting the person know you’re there will help motivate them to start. And, who knows, maybe your skills can help.

          7. Follow Up

          Periodically, over the course of the next year, ask them how their goal is going. This way you can find out what progress has been made. You may need to do the seven steps again, or they may need motivation in another area of their life.

          Final Thoughts

          By following these seven steps, you’ll be able to encourage the people around you to achieve their dreams and goals. In return, you’ll be more passionate about getting to your goals, you’ll be surrounded by successful people, and others will want to help you reach your dreams …

          Oh, and you’ll become a motivational super hero. Time to get a cape!

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