Genius... means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way.
The hell to be endured hereafter, of which theology tells, is no worse than the hell we make for ourselves in this world by habitually fashioned our characters in the wrong way.
To change your life: start immediately; do it flamboyantly; no exceptions.
Let everything you do be done as if it makes a difference.
If you want a quality, act as if you already had it.
Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.