We often do what we think we should, what is safe, what seems logical what is better for everyone else. But can you get real and ask yourself what you really want? When coaching clients around food i compare this to eating chocolate. Sometimes we will eat five other things in order to avoid eating the chocolate before eventually caving and reaching for the sweet morsel. If we were real with ourselves from the start we would have just eaten the chocolate and be done with it! 70%+ dark chocolate and in moderation of course!
Be Really Intentional With Your Time.
In order to avoid having another year go by and mutter to yourself - where did the time go? - break the year down into 4 parts and view it 3 months at a time. When you are setting goals and thinking about what you want to call in, it is way more attainable when we view things in a shorter more measurable timeline.
Figure Out What Makes You Happy and Do It Everyday.
When we are happy, good things happen to us. Period. Happiness doesn't just happen. It is cultivated by doing small things on a daily basis that create our reality. Committing to these acts the same way you would honour any other commitment is vital to sustaining it. Whether it is yoga, writing, painting, skydiving - I don't care. Just do it, and do it often.
Release Your Fears.
We all have those thoughts and worries that we think of constantly. It like a hamster running on a wheel and getting nowhere. You probably don't even remember what life was like without them. Well guess what? Most of the things you are worrying about NEVER happen. These thoughts are taking up valuable real estate in your mind. When you notice yourself getting stuck on this wheel, take out a paper and pen and write them down. Once on the page, they are out of your mind and can free up space for inspiration, creativity and connection. I like to keep a paper and pen on me at all times so I can release my fears as soon as they come up!