Do you want to take your life beyond your present reality? Here’s how to do it.
Step One: What do you want? Write it down. Don’t depend on your mind to remind you daily. Write it down on a 3X5 card and tape it on your mirror. What is your deadline date? Include that on the card. Just the act of writing it involves both your body and your mind – that is a great booster to get the ball rolling.
Step Two: Stop doing what you’ve always done – that can only bring to you what you’ve already got. You’re in a rut. Listen to your gut. Do something new. Really! What good does it do to do what you always do if in fact what you always do has proven a dozen times to you that it just doesn’t work?
Step Three: Who do you have to be to achieve this new goal? Certainly you have to recreate yourself anew if the goal means anything to you. What new qualities of character do you need in order to strengthen your approach, or what new talents do you need to hone? If it is to be it is up to thee; take this reinvention of yourself seriously. If you always are who you’ve always been, then you’re going to make the same mistakes again and again.
Step Four: No longer tolerate old habit patterns that try to interrupt your new progress. What do you have to stop doing in order to advance toward upward? What old tendencies do you have to break through that are continually stopping you? What opinions of yourself is it time to drop? What do you say to yourself that causes you to sway? Break any physical or mental habit pattern that cause you any hesitation or procrastination.
The moment you firmly commit to the above four steps you set a new cause into motion, which will deliver unto you the right and perfect effect. You’re up. It’s not just the goal you’re after, it’s the quality of life you enjoy while pursuing it. Take that first step!