The word enthusiasm in fact comes from the Greek ‘entheos’ which means “the God within”. According to the dictionary, enthusiasm is defined as: 1. a cause or source of interest or great excitement. 2. Elation or delight arises from a supposed possession by a god. 3. Interest in or great excitement or delight from a cause or a subject.

Whilst it’s true that enthusiasm truly begins from our thoughts, it could have a deeper and more discerning impact and effect on our body as well. Your heart rate, the pitch of one’s voice, not to mention your energy levels, and even your posture changes or alters whenever you are filled with enthusiasm.

As Norman Vincent Peale stated, “If you have enthusiasm and zest, then you also attract zest and enthusiasm—life does give back in kind.” The people gravitating around you could perceive it, and would be deeply affected also—since being enthusiastic is extremely contagious. Simply put, an enthusiastic individual is simply more fun not to mention enjoyable to be around.

Remember that it is not the same as just being excited. Let’s say you could get excited regarding your new house. Nevertheless, you will be more enthusiastic about assisting to construct or build that new house yourself. Each new creation and invention is due to being enthusiastic on the part of the creator or inventor.

Whenever you find a particular cause or subject which generates a kind of excitement, it then makes you feel strengthened and empowered and you will be able to achieve just about anything you could imagine. As a matter of fact, being enthusiastic itself could enable you to perform or do whatever you like exceedingly well, whatever the topic or issue might be.

Enthusiastic persons are oftentimes more content and successful at what they do, more so since they become so adroit. They also find it pretty much easier to survive all those tough times. According to Walter Chrysler, the true secret to be successful is enthusiasm. Indeed, it’s very difficult to break an individual who is entrenched with enthusiasm.

For those individuals who are into sales, being enthusiastic for their services or products defines the big difference between a massive success rate and just a few sales. Teachers typically possess an empowering impact on their students, if they are themselves, full of enthusiasm in the subject they teach. There are some instructors who merely teach—while others truly inspire and motivate.

Passion for a particular topic or subject matter usually invigorates and refreshes the minds of the students. And just how did they become so involved and so enthusiastic about their lives and on what they do? Dr. Wayne Dyer declares to, “do what you love and love what you do.” Yes, that is the true secret of it all.

It has to come from a passion on a certain subject and a genuine desire in mastering it. Consequently, whenever you are sincerely passionate regarding whatever you do, it’s not just like any drudgery anymore, but having fun while doing i

Author's Bio: 

The author of this article, Amy Twain, is a Self Improvement Coach who has been successfully coaching and guiding clients for many years. Amy recently published a new home study course on how to boost your Self Esteem. Click here to get more info about her Quick-Action Plan for A More Confident You.