Sunday, February 17, 2013

Ask Yourself Why

Do you ever stop and question why you do what you do? Most of us don't. Today, I want to encourage you to take a moment and ask yourself "why?" 

1. Complete the sentence below by filling in what is true for you:

Why do I think I need _________ to be happy?

Possible answers:
an "important job",  a romantic relationship, to always be busy doing something, money, a big home, praise, approval, a fancy car, to always win, to put others down who have other opinions, to climb the corporate ladder, to look a certain way,  to have the latest technology, etc.

2. Answer this question:

What would happen if I would allow myself to feel good about myself and my life right now without having what I think is missing?

3. Start writing the answers. Stop. Give it some time (maybe a few days, maybe a week or so) and then come back to it. Write some more. Even if you don't know the answer, just start writing and see what happens.

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