Did you set goals or intentions for yourself in 2017? If you did, you may already be feeling the pull to relax your standards. “Did I really say a 30 minute walk every day? That’s crazy!” You begin to back away…”No, not me, baby, it was the champagne talking.”
Is your sturdy resolve wearing off? Are your goals losing their bright, shiny allure?
You’re not alone.
When the alarm went off the last two mornings, I groaned. Suddenly, all the reasons I had the night before for rising early evaporated. As I lay there contemplating the benefits of more sleep I brought to mind the BIG WHY fueling one of my key goals for 2017. Remembering it was enough to propel me into an upright position.
When the Big WHY Falls Flat:
If you’re rolling your eyes at the idea of finding your big WHY, go ahead and finish the eye roll. Now, hear me out.
Yes, the idea of having a big WHY is talked about a lot. BECAUSE, to have a deeper sense of purpose around WHY you are doing, what you set out to do, will help you retain your resolve. However, what is often missing from the conversation is HOW to go about discovering this inner fire. Without sufficient exploration, we don’t go deep enough into the territory of our hearts to uncover true motivating forces. [Read more…]