Category: New Year
Exercise: like it or loathe it, for many it remains one of the things in life they’d still like to get a handle on.
People are gradually waking up to the idea that we are not our thoughts; there is us, and there are the thoughts we think. In recent years, I have ‘woken-up’ personally i.e. I have begun to see the world with a different level of conscious awareness.
It’s what makes the best novels great, the most captivating movies sell-out, the scenario in which the main character must pay the unthinkable cost for what they most desire. You read or watch, hoping they don’t choose the option that means if the same were true for you in your current situation (the one you’re watching through the lens of) you’d be screwed.
In a world where people are increasingly looking to up their game, do you find you have no problems in meeting the expectations of others, but where your own desires are concerned… erm (insert flushed face emoji), it just seems to not happen?
Some of us in life are, by our own admission, ‘all or nothing’. For the most part – we don’t especially get on with moderation. If we’re doing a thing, we’re balls-out doing it, and if we’re not, then we’re really not.
If you’re reading this whilst trying to break in a new habit, chances are your intention is not in question but you may be unsure of your ability to see it through. Whatever we purpose to do (or not do), it has to be repeated often enough in order for it to become a habit. Until then, it’s not safe.
This week I’m excited to be sharing Part One of what I believe to be vital components for the makings of a great year. In order for us to genuinely feel that anything is a personal success, it has to align with our personal definition of what that means.