Monday, February 04, 2013
I had an interesting lesson today in my self improvement program. It was about success and goals. The coach discussed his take on goal setting and it was thought provoking. It kind of fits in the with my last post of basically starting to live when "X" happens instead of living now.
He spoke on the law of attraction and the law of accumulation. Most people set long, medium and short term goals, I know I do. They are positive, say their affirmations and visualize what ever they want to attract into their lives, thinking that is all they have to do. They are forgetting one step..they have to put effort into getting what they want. It's praying for something and waiting for the Divine to give it to you with out you having to do to anything to HELP YOURSELF!
"Happiness is always a destination as we chase our goals. The goals keep moving forward. As we accomplish one, there’s the next one--that’s when we will start to live. We are always waiting to live.
Today, we start to live right now. We live in the today and we achieve happiness today and every day. We become happy because we start to figure out what we want and we begin to go into action to achieve it. When we are in action, we can visualize our goals becoming true, and those actions of today make us happy today." Coach Steele (Tools to Life)
Basically what it boils down to is what can you accomplish TODAY that will bring you closer to the results you want to see, in the case of today's lessons, in 3 months? If you can accomplish something everyday and focus on just today, you can accumulate success each day. It is not nearly as intimidating to focus on what you can do just today! Baby steps that lead to the results you want to see.
Does this make sense? Today I can drink my water, eat healthful, tasteful, satisfying food, and move my body. This is success and I don't think about tomorrow...today is all there is.Sounds good doesn't it?This empowers me!
Okay, enough musing...need to jump into my day! Congratulations to the Ravens for winning the Superbowl (Which I totally got involved in, scaring my poor fur baby by screaming and yelling at the TV! This is really the first time I was ever totally excited about football...*shakes head* What is the world coming to? *LOL)
Have a bright and blessed day...Remember to look your pockets of joy in this beautiful day!