Do you ever find yourself stopped in your tracks? Here's a mindset piece to help you pick up and move forward with passion. Maybe you have your newsletter all set to go – and don’t hit the send button. Maybe you have your talk 90% complete, but instead of polishing it and setting up …
Would you like to let life be easier? Here’s my invitation for you: Close your eyes and see your story as just what it is. A story. Everybody’s got one. Picture holding it out in front of you, like a book, and let it be just your story – not you. It’s not you, of course. It’s just a story that at this moment you are calling your story. How lightly can you hold it? How easy can you let it be to put it down, and choose a story that works better?
I do not see the opposite of hopelessness as hope. I experience it as a deep, profound sense of knowing, in the company of which, hopelessness can not exist.
What if there’s something inside of you, causing the results you are getting in life? And what if there’s something you can do about it? What would be thee best time to dig in, figure that out, and change it?
Let me tell you a story about a woman who lived in a sweet little house, which was completely cluttered. There were piles of magazines and newspapers, and boxes of stuff that wouldn’t fit on shelves; it was actually hard to walk through her home without feeling like you were exploring an old dusty attic. …
Raising your floor gives you tremendous personal power. Take responsiblity for anything that might be holding you back, and lift the limits on how high you can stretch!
What are you tolerating in the area you want to change, and what is it costing you? Once you truly expose that cost to yourself, without any sugar coating, you get serious traction on the road to making the change. When you can get yourself to the point of zero tolerance, through really understanding the cost, you’ve opened the door wide open to making lasting change.
Drumming together is a powerful metaphor for life. In relationship, when your partner is sad, don’t go down with them, in a misguided effort to support them. Is it truly supportive to be sad along with them? Consider instead offer compassion and caring – while staying strong and happy yourself. Hold the beat. Give them a rhythm to reach for when they are ready to come back in.
Trust can be developed and deepened by noticing and celebrating, when you are in a great place, what trusting action helped get you there.
About six months ago, I chose the new habit of holding my first hour of the day absolutely sacred – it’s my download-from-the-universe time, when I sit and let the ideas flow…my one personal rule is NO TECHNOLOGY. No phone, e-mail, etc. It’s amazing, the ideas and information that flow to me during this time …