Over the last few weeks we have had a ton of snow days, which for me means lots of tv time as well as facebook, twitter and instagram It is always inspiring to read the endless quotes posted, “today is the day” “your life is your own” you are in charge of your destiny” you have read them all, quoted them to your friends, liked them in your feed and had a moment of inspiration quickly followed ten minutes later with a complaint about the snow, a judgement about your body, a comment about someone else or an angry response to something, etc. We have all done this, and here in lies the never ending dilemma.
If you are responsible for the course of your life, how do you really change direction? So often, we play out the fantasy in our heads, I am just going to ____________ fill in the blank (quit, move, diet, stop, etc.) the bold life changing moves, if you have done one of these bold moves you may have discovered that as my husband The Rabid Monk calls it… you packed your shit suitcase and brought all your old patterns and crap with you. Bold moves are often like a big party, they take tons of planning, cost a lot and rarely leave a lasting change. They are great for a day or a month but what you are really looking for is a lifetime of change. If you are dissatisfied you have to walk a new road, a jet cannot take you there, you must stand on it and walk it every step of the way. It is not enough to post a quote, say a phrase or […]