Intuition


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My gut is telling me… I got a funny feeling about… My intuition says something isn’t right…  Have you heard this before?  Some of us have well developed intuitions that we trust and use to make decisions and some of us don’t trust our intuition anymore than we would knock on wood.

But what is intuition?  Intuition is your brain on autopilot.  Think about when you take a shower. Most of us don’t think.  We are on autopilot.  We start with our hair and work our way down or however you do it. You do it the same every day and your brain takes in information while you are probably still waking up.  Your brain is functioning outside your awareness which is called nonconscious thinking.

It is safe to rely on nonconscious thinking for tasks such as showering, preparing that morning cup of coffee, walking or even driving to the office.  These are routines that your brain is capable of handling without you getting involved in the process.

Your Brain…..

But your brain is also functioning in this capacity during complex processes that you think you are fully aware for.  Our brains are capable of very complex tasks and when we involve the subconscious mind, sometimes we lose those sound judgments our intuition has processed as we begin to overthink a situation and question ourselves.  We dismiss our intuition.  All of the factors that influence our reactions are always available to our conscious minds.

My mentor says that spirit is our intuition and therefore is always right.  In my own experiences, I have found that before I understood this concept, I questioned or flat out ignored my intuition and made some pretty bad decisions and when I accepted this thought – I found that my intuition has been spot on.

Many people believe that God speaks to us through our intuition and yet we still ignore all the signs and overthink something to disaster.  Test your intuition for the next 30 days.  Keep a journal of when you get a funny feeling and write down the circumstances and then the outcome.  Be sure to go back after the month and review whether or not you followed your intuition and how accurate it was.  It may just surprise you.

ACTION STEP #1 ~ Utilize the Lesson Evaluation Form and evaluate yourself and the way you use your intuition. 

ACTION STEP #2 ~ Keep a journal of when you get a funny feeling and write down the circumstances and then the outcome. Evaluate how either using or ignoring your Intuition affected the outcome.

ACTION STEP #3 ~ Take Action! Start to listen to that little voice……You never know how your life might change!

As you read this, TODAYRIGHT NOW can be one of those DECISION POINTS. Today can be the day you discover your potential. Today can be the day you spread your wings and start SOARING! All it takes is DEFINING the VISION, DISCIPLINING the FOCUS and ACHIEVING POSITIVE LEGACY!

Build on Belief ~ Go Big Today!

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Integrity


Integrity

Integrity is based on what that one person perceives another with integrity really means.  Each of us has our own set of values and beliefs and therefore defining ones’ character as having or lacking integrity is subjective.

With that said, however you define integrity, I believe we all can agree that determining ones’ having integrity relies mostly on them standing for something and then staying on purpose with whatever that something is.  When one sways from that purpose and behaves in a way that is no longer in alignment with what they previously stood for, they can become labeled as being out of integrity.

Have you heard – Do as I say, not as I do?  Prime example of someone who does not stay on purpose with what they stand for and believe in.  If they did, then the saying would be do as I say and as I do.  If you are a parent, this is crucial.  Parents are modeling behavior for their children.  Actions speak louder than words.  Children pick up on those subtle behaviors and ignore lip service.

The same holds true with adult relationships.  Work or personal, it doesn’t matter.  People are savvy and see right through smoke screens.  Some may not be sophisticated enough or have the confidence to call another on it but when people exhibit a lack of integrity, out goes the trust factor too.  You can’t trust someone who doesn’t do as they say.  What they are telling you is that they don’t believe what their own advice is, either.

In the Personal Development industry, when you are seeking help from a coach or mentor, it is important to interview and get to know the person who will be advising and guiding you through a process. Ask questions about how this has helped them.  Find out what their values and beliefs are so you can match yourself with someone who has similar values and beliefs as you.

ACTION STEP #1 ~ Utilize the Lesson Evaluation Form and evaluate yourself regarding your Integrity.

ACTION STEP #2 ~ What is one step you can take to increase your level of integrity? Write it down and take action.

ACTION STEP #3 ~ Take Action! Looking for a change, determine where in your life that increasing your integrity will impact the world around you.

As you read this, TODAYRIGHT NOW can be one of those DECISION POINTS. Today can be the day you discover your potential. Today can be the day you spread your wings and start SOARING! All it takes is DEFINING the VISION, DISCIPLINING the FOCUS and ACHIEVING POSITIVE LEGACY!

Build on Belief ~ Go Big Today!

Notice – Act – Navigate – Create – Yield Results

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The Law of Curiosity


In John Maxwell’s Book “The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth” Law Number 12 is the Law of Curiosity…this law states:

Growth is Stimulated by Asking Why?

“Some men see things as they are and ask why.

Others dream things that never were and ask why not!”

~ George Bernard Shaw

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Where does curiosity come from you might ask? Are we born with it or do we discover it?

My belief is that we are born curious. If you don’t believe me take a look at a young child, as they move from an infant to a toddler…..their world is nothing but curiosity. They crawl and find things..and where is the first place it goes……right into their mouth! See, that is their world…it is how they discover..through taste, then through feel…that is why they lick the television!

As we grow, sometimes this curiosity is programmed out of us. How many times were you told, “Curiosity Killed the Cat!” The second part of that statement that we were seldom told was “Satisfaction Brought it Back!”

Curious people possess a thirst for knowledge. They are always interested in life, people, ideas, new experiences. They aways live in a state of wanting more. These are the dreamers that look at things that never were and ask why not!

Asking why not verses why will open our mind to the reception, the new frequency of a new idea. See, the answer to the why, gives us a response to ‘why‘ and can be a danger, a danger of limiting our curiosity to look at new ways.

How to Cultivate Curiosity?

I so love being around curious people, people that are always excited for the new learning and the knowledge. The best thing I enjoy about these types of people, is that their mindset is contagious. These are the people that will move an organization forward, new products, new ways to do things. These are the people that create! Create things that we didn’t even know we needed.

Steve Jobs was one of those……he was a master of curiosity, he was always asking why not. Henry Ford was another. When he was told that his dream of have an opposing cylinder V8 engine was impossible, he didn’t believe them, he kept asking “Why Not?” He challenged the common sense of the situation.

First Step!

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If you are reading this and you are not curious, you may be asking “How Do I Start?”

Believe You Can Be Curious!

Most people today are filled with limiting beliefs, lack of personal self confidence and self-esteem. These issues, these limiting beliefs put the limitation on our thinking. They stop us from asking “Why Not?” They stop us, not from the lack of capacity, but because they are unwilling to break free and expand their beliefs.

Maxwell Maltz in his book Psycho-cybernetics, clearly defines that we cannot perform on the outside, if it does not match who we are inside.

BUT! Here is the great news, we can change our thinking and as a result our life.

If you are interested in learning more about this concept, how our self-image rules our performance, then join us Saturday, September 21 at 0800 am MDT.

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ACTION STEP #1 ~ Utilize the Lesson Evaluation Form and evaluate yourself regarding your ability to be curious. Where can you choose differently in this area?

ACTION STEP #2 ~ What is one step you can take to increase your level of curiousity when it comes to those things you say you want? Write it down and take action.

ACTION STEP #3 ~ Take Action! Looking for a change, JOIN US on Saturday for a great teaching on self-image.

As you read this, TODAYRIGHT NOW can be one of those DECISION POINTS. Today can be the day you discover your potential. Today can be the day you spread your wings and start SOARING! All it takes is DEFINING the VISION, DISCIPLINING the FOCUS and ACHIEVING POSITIVE LEGACY!

Build on Belief ~ Go Big Today!

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Humor


Humor

jester_present_1600_clr_11399How important is humor? Don’t ask a humor researcher because they are already fighting an uphill battle to get the respect they deserve.

Laughter is one of the first things a newborn exhibits.  Try going an entire day without even a small laugh and see if you can – I bet you can’t.  People don’t avoid pleasure which is why many of our decisions are made based on the level of pleasure we will benefit.

Laughter is the best medicine.  We have all heard that saying and we know that when things are looking down, we want someone positive in our lives to lift us up out of our rut.  Laughing not only improves our mental state, it has been proven to benefit our circulation, lungs and muscles.

Going through life with a cup half empty or half full, most of us point to the half full cup because if we aren’t already there, that is a goal to get there.  Positiveness, happiness, laughter, fun… we want our lives to be rich, full and worth living.  We want to be remembered in a positive light and most of all we want to be loved.  We all know it is much easier to love a funny, happy person than it is to love a sad, miserable person.  Happiness, laughter, humor – they just make a relationship easier don’t they?

Inject some humor into your life today.  Don’t take things so seriously.  Don’t sweat the small stuff.  Smile. Laugh.  Enjoy life.

ACTION STEP #1 ~ Utilize the Lesson Evaluation Form and evaluate yourself regarding the amount of time you spend laughing each day.  

ACTION STEP #2 ~ For the next seven days, keep a tally of the number of times you laugh each day. Decide if you need to have more of an awareness in this area and make the appropriate changes to increase your laugh quotient.

ACTION STEP #3 ~ Have an awareness of your surroundings. Are you spending a majority of your time in an environment filled with laughter. If not, what different choices can you make?

As you read this, TODAYRIGHT NOW can be one of those DECISION POINTS. Today can be the day you discover your potential. Today can be the day you spread your wings and start SOARING! All it takes is DEFINING the VISION, DISCIPLINING the FOCUS and ACHIEVING POSITIVE LEGACY!

Build on Belief ~ Go Big Today!

Notice – Act – Navigate – Create – Yield Results

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Generosity


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Generosity is the selfless act of giving with no expectation of anything in return.  The beauty of being a generous person is that even though intentions are to receive nothing in return, the giver in fact receives tenfold.

How can that be?  Why if being generous is so fruitful more people would engage in this behavior?  Simple, in today’s society, we are accustomed to the hear and now –  at microwave speed.  I give you something and you give me something in return right now – today – this minute.  Immediate gratification.

If I donate my time and energy for a cause that is fundraising money to build clean water wells in Haiti, I won’t see the fruit of my labor today and in fact I may never see it in my lifetime.  But giving from my heart – giving knowing that a person who drinks from that well won’t be knocking on my door handing me a couple bucks for my time, but knowing that a person will one day be drinking clean healthy water and live a healthier better life because I took the time is worth more than a couple bucks.  I traded my time to help someone better their life.   And we may never meet.

I didn’t need that instant gratification.  What I got back was knowing that somewhere, someone in the future is benefiting from something I did today.  I gave of myself knowing I will not get anything tangible in return.  I gave from my heart.

We can give of ourselves each and every day by smiling at a stranger, helping an elderly person put groceries in their car, working at a food bank, shoveling a neighbor’s driveway, cutting someone’s lawn… that selfless act of paying it forward through generosity.  What a beautiful concept. I think this graphic displays the true results of generosity. Thanks to www.generositypath.comgenerosity-spiral-both-vertical

ACTION STEP #1 ~ Utilize the Lesson Evaluation Form  to assess your generosity and find ways to increase it in your life. Also start monitoring how you are feeling during the opportunity to be generous. This can be through a daily journal. Document the feeling and assess the impact it is having on you reaching your goal.

ACTION STEP #2 ~ Develop a mindset of generosity. This does not have to be only financial. Be aware of what the feelings are when you are generous and when you withhold generosity.

ACTION STEP #3 ~ Practice true generosity and watch how the world around you changes and what opportunities come into your life.

ACTION STEP BONUS – Be generous with this blog, share it and send it onto someone who you think might need these words today!

As you read this, TODAYRIGHT NOW can be one of those DECISION POINTS. Today can be the day you discover your potential. Today can be the day you spread your wings and start SOARING! All it takes is DEFINING the VISION, DISCIPLINING the FOCUS and ACHIEVING POSITIVE LEGACY!

Build on Belief ~ Go Big Today!

Notice – Act – Navigate – Create – Yield Results

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Fear


Fear is critical to our survival!

It keeps us protected from legitimate threats and danger.  If we only had life threatening fears, we’d be a very different society.  Instead, we have additional irrational fears based on traumas, bad experiences, or those all too often handed down fears from our ill-advised relatives.the_closet_monster_1600_clr_5623

Looking at your fears, take a quick inventory in your head of what you are afraid of.  Heights is usually at the top of the list and a legitimate fear, although some go to extremes, but there is a danger element in falling.  What else makes your list?  Wild animals? Spiders? Rejection? Pain? Flying? Swimming? Public Speaking? Relationships? People? The color blue?

Fears are thoughts that we create based on experiences either that we have had or others have had and have imprinted onto our minds.  Yes, sometimes we accept and take on the fears of others. These fears are created, perpetuated and held in our minds, sometimes even becoming too intense and then we develop anxieties and find our fears crippling our progress.

One definition of Fear I have heard and really like is False Evidence Appearing Real!

By giving in and accepting our fears, we cannot move forward.  We cannot grow.  We are stopped in our tracks.  For example, fear of failure is common in varying degrees.  It keeps people from progressing in their careers, relationships, commitments.  People who exhibit this fear tend to stay in dead end jobs, stay in bad marriages, take the hand that’s dealt to them.  Accepting life as is and not daring to risk failing, so why bother, why try?  How about fear of rejection?  I’m not good enough anyway… I can’t do that job, I don’t have the credentials or experience and they won’t like me anyway…

I have also seen a fear of success stop people. I love this quote: “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.” ~ Marianne Williamson

So frustrating, right?  We all know someone like this.  Maybe it’s us?  Maybe we need a little push, a little self confidence, a realization that the fear we carry with us is made up, make believe. We can change our thinking and let go of whatever trauma we hold on to that makes the fear so real – so tangible – so part of our lives that we accepted long ago that it just is.

The key to change...is to let go of fearSometimes we need help from others to work through our fears.  A great coaching relationship will help us address and move past these fears. Sometimes we need a trusting mentor to show us the way, to gently guide us on our journey and break free of these fear chains we have grown to “love” so much. It is very hard to rid ourselves of these fears on our own…why cause they are our fears!

ACTION STEP #1 ~ Utilize the Lesson Evaluation Formand evaluate yourself regarding fear and assess where these might be stopping you!

ACTION STEP #2 ~ Determine the validity of those fears. Are they irrational fears? Are they fears that you can overcome with help?

ACTION STEP #3 ~ Consider a coach or mentor to work with you to overcome these fears and move past the barriers that stop you from achieving your full potential.

As you read this, TODAYRIGHT NOW can be one of those DECISION POINTS. Today can be the day you discover your potential. Today can be the day you spread your wings and start SOARING! All it takes is DEFINING the VISION, DISCIPLINING the FOCUS and ACHIEVING POSITIVE LEGACY!

Build on Belief ~ Go Big Today!

Notice – Act – Navigate – Create – Yield Results

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Enthusiasm


10337420Enthusiasm is that place between perseverance and defeat.  It is what makes someone stay motivated and keep going and others give up and quit.  Enthusiasm.

So how does one get it and how does one keep it?  Look at your own life experiences to times when you lost your desire to work at something whether it was a marriage, a career, or something less dramatic as painting a room.  So you didn’t finish the room or you were too tired to touch up the trim.  Maybe you don’t call it quitting because it is insignificant on the giant spectrum of life but with something like a marriage or career, the results could be disastrous.

Imagine you want something so wonderful – so out of reach – anything – a car, a career, a house, a spouse, a smaller waistline, whatever it is – imagine it.  Do you feel energy inside you – don’t worry about how you will get it – just imagine it.  The how isn’t important – release that from your mind.  OK, you have that image now.  Now think about that every day.  That image.  Keep that image alive.  Every time you think about it you can add more detail to it.  If it were a house, you can start to add furniture and accessorize the house.  The color of the walls, the carpet or tile or wood flooring.  The light fixtures.  Every time you think about it feel the energy.  That energy is enthusiasm.

So now you know what that feels like – let’s build on that feeling and keep it alive.  You have a job to do, some task, and you aren’t feeling too motivated or enthusiastic about it.  You can use self-talk to give you energy.  You know that if you do it now you will be grateful later.  You know that this task is the right thing to do and the benefits will outweigh the energy spent on the task now.  Focus on the end result to build your motivation.

Sustain enthusiasm by understanding what the outcome is to your actions.  Enthusiasm is an emotion that you show and feel and sometimes when you aren’t feeling so enthusiastic about something, you can pretend to be and the more you pretend, you trick your mind into believing that you actually are enthusiastic.  It is a phenomenon that will help you sustain your enthusiasm when you aren’t feeling very motivated or full of energy.

Being enthusiastic about a task at hand will spill into other areas of your life and you will see that your positive enthusiastic attitude will lighten up a room.  You will become that person others are drawn to.

ACTION STEP #1 ~ Utilize the Evaluation Form  to assess enthusiasm and find ways to increase it in your life. Also start monitoring how you are feeling during times of trials and tribulations. This can be through a daily journal. Document the  feeling and assess the impact it is having on you reaching your goal.

ACTION STEP #2 ~ Develop a mantra, saying or some way to break the defeating emotion and bring back the excitement and enthusiasm.

ACTION STEP #3 ~ Practice true enthusiasm and watch how the tasks become easier and more fun!

As you read this, TODAYRIGHT NOW can be one of those DECISION POINTS. Today can be the day you discover your potential. Today can be the day you spread your wings and start SOARING! All it takes is DEFINING the VISION, DISCIPLINING the FOCUS and ACHIEVING POSITIVE LEGACY!

Build on Belief ~ Go Big Today!

Notice – Act – Navigate – Create – Yield Results

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Compassion


 

heart_in_hands_pc_1600_clr_4138Compassion is the result of expressing empathy for others’ suffering.  It is one of the most quintessential components to living a peaceful and harmonious life and brings immediate and long-term happiness when practiced.

When there is a desire to develop compassion in your life, the key is to make it a daily practice.  Start each day with meditation, when interacting with people practice compassion and when preparing for sleep, reflect on compassion.  By incorporating this practice into our daily lives, it becomes a part of us.

Compassion also carries positive physical benefits.  Practicing compassion has shown to increase DHEA by 100%. DHEA is an anti-aging hormone.  Practicing compassion also reduces cortisol by 23%, which is the stress hormone.

Compassion feeds spiritual and emotional being as well.  It allows us to be happier and to share our happiness with those around us.  Most of us desire peace and happiness and to share with others so it is logical to practice compassion to achieve that which we can have as quickly as right now.

ACTION STEP #1 ~ Ask yourself if you are a compassionate person.

ACTION STEP #2 ~ Evaluate where in your life you express compassion.

ACTION STEP #3 ~ Make acts of compassion a daily habit.

As you read this, TODAYRIGHT NOW can be one of those DECISION POINTS. Today can be the day you discover your potential. Today can be the day you spread your wings and start SOARING! All it takes is DEFINING the VISION, DISCIPLINING the FOCUS and ACHIEVING POSITIVE LEGACY!

Build on Belief ~ Go Big Today!

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Starting the New Year Off on the Right Foot ~ Part Five Setting Goals


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Ok, we are here…we are at that defining moment where we are going to start to put those goals down into a plan.

First, let’s review.

Our first step is that we are committed to change. We are not going to live our life the way we have. Hmmm, maybe the Mayans were right, the World Has Ended as We Knew It.

Second, we reviewed our past year to see what we accomplished and what we didn’t. What we are proud of and what choices we made.

Third, we evaluated our Attitude of Gratitude. We started to think with an Abundant mindset. We opened the door for the Law of Attraction.

Fourth, we evaluated and discussed Life Balance, understanding that it truly is a myth; that we must have a Life Plan in order to move forward to success.

Now we move to the actual process of defining our goals for 2013.

1. WRITE THEM DOWN. An amazing thing happens in the mind when we write, not type, but write these goals down. In the book “Think and Grow Rich” Napoleon Hill talks about the power of reducing your plan to writing.  The process of writing your plan down will take an idea, a thought, the intangible and bring it into existence.

These goals need to be specific and defined as accurate as possible. These goals need to have a defined time of achievement. A goal without a deadline is nothing more than a dream!

Use the S.M.A.R.T. criteria for defining these goals:

  • Specific
  • Measurable
  • Attainable
  • Relevant
  • Time Sensitive

2. SUSPEND THE NEED FOR KNOWING HOW.  In some cases this might mean suspending reality or being “realist.” It means being a Dreamer. images-3

James Allen in his book “As A Man Thinketh” states ” The dreamers are the saviors of the world.” Dreams are what brings the invisible into the visible. Think about where we would be if it were not for the dreamers, the ones that did not get stopped by “not knowing how.” The Wright Brothers are one example of this. Not only did they not know how to fly, but they didn’t know how to land it. But, that did not stop them from achieving their goal of flying.

3. GO BIG. Most people set their goals and resolutions at a level they feel they know they can achieve. A goal needs to be large enough to stretch us, to make us reach and grow. Remember, we talked about that in setting a goal, it is not in the achievement of the goal, but who we must become to achieve the goal.

Our mind cannot differentiate between big or small, it will give you what you ask for. There are many great quotes about seeing with the mind and achieving with the body. Remember Dreaming, Going Big, takes no more effort than a small goal.

God has placed inside you GREATNESS! We are the ones that limit that. If we think small – we will get small, if we think big – we will get big.

“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” 
Michelangelo 

4. BE POSITIVE IN YOUR LANGUAGE. The way we phrase these goals become very important for our mind to accept them and achieve them. Some Do’s & Don’ts.

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  • I don’t want to be poor
  • I don’t want to be fat
  • I want to be rich
  • I want to be healthy

Do’s:

  • I am financially independent by earning $150,000.00 in 2013
  • I am at my healthy weight of 165 lbs
  • I am in a loving relationship with my spouse without drama

This positive language again engages the mind into action. The mind does not know the difference between what you want or don’t want.

5. ENSURE YOUR GOAL IS YOUR GOAL. In John Maxwell’s book “Put Your Dream to the Test,” he talks about the Ownership Question. The ownership question asks, “Is my dream really my dream?” Many times what we do is for others; dreams, goals and achievements are to try and make others happy, our parents, our spouse, our friends, our co-workers. In the end, our dreams and goals will only be achieved if they are ours!

“Whatever you think, be sure it is what you think;

whatever you want, be sure that it is what you want;

whatever you feel, be sure that it is what you feel.

~ T.S. Eliot

6. ENSURE YOUR GOALS ARE CONGRUENT WITH YOUR VALUES. This subject alone can be a whole discussion. One of the things in today’s world that might be lacking, might be keeping us out of balance, is that what we do is not in alignment with who we are.

The question is do you have your values defined and written down, where you can reference them in times of difficulty? If not, then that needs to be your next step, define these.

Darren Hardy has a great free assessment at www.compoundeffect.com/free

7. THINK ABOUT WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT. What I mean by this is when you are going through this process and working on your goals, what are you saying to yourself? Many times we talk ourselves out of accomplishment, we have that little voice……..you know that little voice that says something like, “what do you think you are doing?” or “who do you think you are” or “you can earn that much,” or “only educated people with degrees can earn that much.” images-4

These are called limiting beliefs. I call them anchors. We drag them around. We know they are there and we let them stop us from achieving our greatness. Wait…is it there?

We can overcome these with affirmations and thoughts, but first you must be aware of them. Right now you may not even be aware they are there and ruling your life. These sometimes come out as fears. The only way to push past these is with faith. Faith and Fear cannot occupy the same space. By the way, any idea what fear stands for? False Evidence Appearing Real

8. DO NOT QUIT! We must remember that we are where we are by making the choices we have made. Some of those choices have been to stop pursuing our DREAMS and GOALS! Now is the time that you can make a course correction. The past is in the past, all we have is today!

A wise friend of mine used to say that there is a reason the rear view mirror is smaller then the windshield; because we are not going that way!

9. EXPERIMENT. I challenge you to try this out for six months. Define the goals, work the plan and grow into who you need to be to achieve them. Remember, you will meet with resistance, both from others in your life, but maybe mostly you! See, we get very comfortable in our lives, we are resistant to change. I heard somebody once said that the only one who likes change is a wet baby!

But, in order for us to change our lives, we must change! Remember………..”Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” ~Albert Einstein

ACTION STEP #1 ~ Do the steps listed above

ACTION STEP #2 ~ Do the steps listed above

ACTION STEP #3 ~ DO THE STEPS LISTED ABOVE!

As you read this, TODAYRIGHT NOW can be one of those DECISION POINTS. Today can be the day you discover your potential. Today can be the day you spread your wings and start SOARING! All it takes is DEFINING the VISION, DISCIPLINING the FOCUS and ACHIEVING POSITIVE LEGACY!

Build on Belief ~ Go Big Today!

Notice – Act – Navigate – Create – Yield Results

JOIN US TODAY in one of our MasterMind Groups, Courses or one-on-one Coaching.

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End of the World as We Know It


end of the worldIf you are reading this, that means that the world did not end for you on December 21st. I guess the Mayans were wrong! Or were they?myan graphic

 

 

Everyone from scientists to cultists and other “Experts” knew that the 21st was it? End of the World As We Know It.

There were all kinds of suggestions from maxing out your credit cards; hope you didn’t take that one, to living something from your bucket list.

I say they were right! I say that the world as we have known it has ended and we now have the opportunity to create a New World!

I am sure that many of you will be asking……..”How Do I Do That?” That my friend, does not matter! The HOW does not matter, it is the doing that makes the difference. The important thing here is that we seize this opportunity and move forward. Let’s set out on that.

Let Go of the Past – Too many of us still live in the past and let that create our future. We think about our failures and how we do not want to repeat them. We have fears. Fears of looking bad, or fears of standing out, or worse yet fears of succeeding. Some of this comes from not learning from our past, not harvesting the good and leaving the bad.

Choose Truth over Facts – What are the difference you ask? FACTS are what comes from your past, these are the “things” that have happened in your life. Unfortunately, a lot of those are not the TRUTH, they are just FACTS, but we give meaning to these FACTS and let them run our lives. We call them our circumstances!

We are programmed to believe these facts as who we are. An example would be, our family not having money. We may have been told that we didn’t deserve to have money. As we move into our adult life and we start to achieve success, we start to grow, start to build our life, we start to build our business, this belief that we don’t deserve money, which is our measurement of success in today’s world comes into play. If we believe this FACT,and it is more powerful than the TRUTH, we may sabotage our success.

With that in mind, what is the TRUTH? That is something you and only you can answer. The TRUTH for me is that I am a creation of God, empowered and fully resourced to achieve my full potential in life and in line with my purpose! That for me is the TRUTH. I challenge you to discover your TRUTH.

Make Choices that are In-Line with YOUR TRUTH ~ This is the way to create and move forward in your life. If we are to live in the past and let our circumstances determine our future, then we are most likely not going to achieve the success that we truly desire, the success that our spirit tells us that we can achieve.

Remember, our life is the result of our choices. If you don’t believe that, look back and see where you have made some choices and then the results. Ask yourself “what would have happened if I were to have chosen differently?”

Live your Life by Design not Life by Default ~ Most of us go through life on a schedule; we wake up, we make coffee, we shower and we drive to work the same way every day. We go to our job with a mindset of “Have To” rather than “Want To.” I ask you to consider taking on designing your day, your week and your life?

At this point is where I bet that little guy comes out and maybe asks something like……”Hey, play the cards that were dealt to you!” Or “Who do you think you are?” Each person has their own little voice…….You know, that little voice that is asking right now…”What little voice?”

Unfortunately, for many of us this “Little Voice” is the one that stops us from achieving success, taking the risk needed to move forward.

Remembering the Future ~ A great mentor of mine, Paul Martinelli, talks about remembering the future and then living from it. Believe it or not, this is just as easy as remembering our past and living from that. Our sub-consious mind does not know any difference. It only knows what we create and then gives us that life.

If we were to create a story, a story of how our future looks; if we were to write this story out as if it had happened, what would it sound like? What would it look like and what would be the feelings that it would generate inside you?

For me, I use this when I have an event, a meeting or now almost on a daily basis. I am creating what my day looks like the night before.

You may ask:

  • Does this work?
  • Does it ALWAYS go that way?
  • What happens when it doesn’t?
  • How do I control it?

The answers are SOMETIMES and NO, there is never an always or a never, respond instead of react, and I CAN’T control all circumstances. But in writing this story, it gives me the feelings that I need to maintain in order for me to be successful and not fall into my FACTS. In the end, feelings and emotions are what drives us. Feeling and emotions are energy and energy is what controls our world.

Think of it this way: E-Motion, energy in motion and it is motion, moving forward towards our goals that moves us towards success.

“If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

Oh, and the last thing that I get asked……”Is this Easy?”………..NO! But it is worth it!

Beter Choices

ACTION STEP #1 ~ Decide if you will continue to live in your world or create a New World.

ACTION STEP #2 ~ Take a deep look and determine if you are living from the past or the future.

ACTION STEP #3 ~ Please share with this community your insights.

As you read this, TODAYRIGHT NOW can be one of those DECISION POINTS. Today can be the day you discover your potential. Today can be the day you spread your wings and start SOARING! All it takes is DEFINING the VISION, DISCIPLINING the FOCUS and ACHIEVING POSITIVE LEGACY!

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This post is dedicated to my mentor and friend Paul Martinelli.