July 21 – Need to get over it? Are there beliefs that you are holding onto that are not serving your present moment or your future? Do you find yourself revisiting a particular experience over and over again wishing that it would have had a different result? Are you feeling so challenged by everyday life that you cannot seem to see your way forward optimistically? Are you having a hard time letting go of what could have been or what you wished had been? Are past circumstances prohibiting you from exploring new opportunities?
Our greatest stumbling block is within our own minds. Your future depends on your ability to embrace possibilities now in the present moment. You don’t have to have
all the answers. You merely need to have the courage to step forward. There is no better time than now.
Take an MM&I Moment to reawaken your wonder in the possibilities. Make a list of any beliefs you have about yourself or about life that are keeping you from exploring or proceeding with an opportunity. Then ask yourself, is it serving you or is it sabotaging you? If you truly believe it is a worthwhile opportunity, then ask yourself what you fear most should it actually be realized. Oftentimes our beliefs can be fears in disguise holding us in limbo. What about past circumstance or experiences are keeping you from engaging in new opportunities? What occurred that has made you hesitant? Instead of focusing on what you feel was a loss, how about focusing on what you gained instead? Wisdom? Insight? Clarity? If you are feeling challenged by so many things coming at you in your everyday life, what have you done to contribute to this flurry of activity? Do you believe you have no choice? Remind yourself you do have a choice. Then look at all that is on your plate and decide what you will and won’t do moving forward without guilt. And finally, if you are wishing something could have been different and are having a hard time letting go to move forward, consider that this particular situation was experienced to prepare you for something even better. Now imagine what even better could look like. Every day is a chance for even better.
Wide Awake Quote of the Week
“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” – Marie Curie
Yours in dreaming WIDE awake,
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