Are you making decisions based on what you believe is the case or you know is a fact? Have you reacted to a situation based on things you are imagining or what is clearly happening? Does uncertainty cause you to suppose things in a way that is causing you to hesitate moving forward? Have negative experiences caused you to jump to conclusions that may actually be totally off base?
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?
July 14 – Are you bracing yourself? Are you continuously anticipating the worst versus the best possibilities? Do you find yourself believing that something may be too good to be true when things are going well? When you decide to step out of your comfort zone, do you focus more on what could go wrong than what could go right? When a series of unexpected things occur, do you brace yourself for something bad to happen instead of what could be a blessing?
July 7 – Are you settling for less? Are you beginning to feel that what you are striving to accomplish may be more bodacious than you originally thought? Have setbacks or challenges caused you to question your expectations? Are others putting the idea in your head that your expectations are too high or unreasonable? Are you starting to believe this yourself? If you originally imagined it as a possibility, the only thing between you and achieving it is you.
Do you tend to first notice or fixate on what is wrong more than what is right about any situation or anything? Does your self-critic seem to gravitate towards the one aspect that’s wrong or negative instead of the many things that are going well and are positive? Are you so focused on what you believe are your perceived weaknesses that you are ignoring and not fully leveraging your strengths? Do you allow the smallest of criticisms or disruptions in your plan to get to you to the point of distraction?
June 23 – Are your to-dos all consuming?
Do you have so many to-dos that your day seems to start off racing the minute you get up out of bed? Do you find yourself falling asleep thinking about all that didn’t get done and still needs to be done? Do you find that the more you get done, the more that seems to be added to your list of things to do? How many of the things that you are doing are of your choosing? How many things that are on your list are leading you to your ultimate desires?
Have you said to yourself lately, “Now’s not the right time”? Or have you said it to others? Perhaps you have said, “Now’s not a good time.” Either way, when you continue saying this, especially if it's something you ultimately would like to experience or enjoy, you are allowing fear, uncertainty, or life’s demands to get in the way of being and doing. You have within your power to decide, to choose, and to embrace what you most want and desire to occur …
June 9 – Are you doing too much? Do you start each day wondering how you are going to get it all done? Is your checklist long and your to-do list even longer? Are you so consumed with all that is being demanded upon you that you feel like you cannot even take a moment to breathe? When you get to this point, it is more important than ever to stop. Fully stop whatever you are doing in that moment you feel overwhelmed or like you will never get caught up and give yourself permission to release what is not serving you.
June 2 – Are you valuing your time enough? Does time seem to constantly be getting away from you? Do you find that everyone else’s time beckons your attention, taking your focus and attention away from more important things? Do you find yourself wishing you had more hours in a day or more time to do the things you really would like to be doing or focusing upon? You have the same amount of time in a day as everyone else does.