The definition of insanity is doing the same things over and over again expecting a different outcome.
Isn’t that what we often do?
We end up stuck in a pattern of habit, particularly bad habits where we just follow the same route, routine or pattern we have always done.
We are often just too busy to consider how or what we might do differently – no time – no energy – no inclination – so what happens? We just keep doing the same old.
Today might be the day you draw a line in the sand and take ownership of what you are doing and why. Decide that today is the day for change and change for the better. Today might be the day that works on those weaknesses, or obstacles, certainly those things you wish you had done better.
It’s often not as hard as we think it is. Of course it’s always easier if we have an accountability buddy. However, if you don’t have a personal life coach, or a business coach, you might consider having a friend or colleague that could help you make some positive changes to hold you accountable.
This is about working out how we can avoid doing the same things again. Experiencing the feeling we may have of failing or not being good enough. Making excuses that this is the way I am or I’m too old to change.
Make it a challenge, see it as a positive move. The end result is that you will feel better for having taking ownership of making personal and professional self-improvement where you will experience that wonderful feeling of achievement – even if it’s just a small step, it’s still a step in the right direction.
My challenge to you is to make today the day you take ownership and make at least one small change in your life. Decide what one thing you are going to start doing, stop doing, do more of or less of. It might be doing something differently or in a different order. Building in measurables so you can see you’ve made progress which will keep you motivated to keep trying.
Why not try this today!
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