This guidance comes from your inner self and before you stop reading this and write it off as some hokey BS. Ask yourself:
Have you ever been asked a question and known the answer immediately?
Have you ever felt drawn to a certain person or place?
Have you ever experienced de ja vu or odd coincidences?
Ever make a decision that you knew was wrong and then spend the rest of the week becoming frustrated and easily angered?
Do you tell yourself you can’t do something before you even start?
Are you afraid to try something new because you might fail?
Do you worry about what others will say if you do something new or adventurous?
I’ve been there too, my friend. In the past, I’ve told myself all kinds of negative stories to keep from achieving my goals. These kinds of stories can sound a little something like this (Do any of these sound like you?)
Some days, I don’t even WANT to know how much time I spend on my phone. There are times when hours pass by and all I’ve done is play with Snapchat filters, check Instagram or look at random Buzzfeed articles titled “17 Time the Internet Nailed What Being in your Thirties is REALLY Like.” What’s a random article you’ve read lately?
I made a huge life altering decision once I went inward and started to peel back the layers. Ending a long term relationship kind of changes. F*ckin scary.
It wasn’t easy for me to become my own hero, and it didn’t happen over night. It took a whole lot of courage and telling my ego to hit the road! I had to allow myself to look inward and be vulnerable.
See, here’s the thing. We control our story. We govern what we believe about ourselves. We can believe we are doomed, unworthy, and sit back and let life happen to us.
Advice for when you want to use a pen and paper to change your life, but you’ve outgrown “Dear Diary.”
Practicing gratitude used to feel like a chore to me. I thought I was already thankful, so why did I need to take the time to write it down? Would it really make a difference?
Now that I’ve been doing it for about two years, I can answer that:
In fact, it can completely change your life!