Sometimes you can't change things as quickly as you'd like. Or, things don't change as quickly as you like. What you can do is change your perception of the situation. That, you can do instantly. It may will take some getting used to. It will take conscious effort. But, once you get the hang of it, … Continue reading When Change is Slow
You can project yourself or extend yourself. Self-projection is based on how you want others to see you and self-extension is based on how you see yourself. Self-projecting has been a regular pattern in my life. I am aware of when I am doing it and often it goes on for years. I can also … Continue reading Self-Extensions, not Self-Projections
If your desire is not in line with the action you take, you will most likely not reach your desired result. You must learn to start where you are, not where you want to be. It is a misconception that taking action is the key to success. Even when those who are successful … Continue reading Start Where You Are, Not Where You Want to Be
I am repeatedly being drawn back to "the process". And thankfully, I enjoy it. There's something about being entrenched in it - not lost, not frustrated, not depressed - that makes me feel alive. I was reminded of this from an email I just received from David Siteman Garland. David creates and teaches people how … Continue reading More About the Process (Reaching your desired outcome)
For about a decade or so, skateboarding was my sport. I loved the freedom and constant opportunity to learn, grow, try new tricks and witness my progress. But sometimes, when I would set my board down in front of me and give it a push, instead of going straight, it would veer to the … Continue reading Don’t Dismiss Your Dominant Thoughts
Making an effort to positively change your life, especially when you've been in a rut for a long time, can at times make you pessimistic. That is, your efforts rarely seem to make the difference or lead you to the results you're looking for. Learning to replace established behaviors that lead you to further into … Continue reading Be Honest with Yourself, Not Hard on Yourself
Struggle is a way or word I used to describe (parts) my life. I am struggling to get by. I am struggling to make more money. I am struggling to live in a place I desire. And on and on. I didn't see all of my life like that, but, it's pretty common to hear … Continue reading Are You Struggling or Resisting?