It’s interesting to me how I view the words endurance and passion so differently since I began the Simplify Me Challenge.
Although it’s understood that endurance represents staying power, patience, and to some level survival, I never realized that I had the ability to stay within the confines of these words to help bring out the winner in me.
What I mean by this is typically when I would have “enough” of something, I would choose to stop or let it go. But this time, this challenge has brought out something bigger within me that I cannot give up just because I feel like it. There is something that has stirred within me that is almost primal – the desire and the need to fight.
I guess that’s where the word passion comes in. I used to equate this word with love and romance for another person, a career or hobby. I understand that passion is about excitement, delight and somewhat of an obsession to a point, however, what I am beginning to see is this passion has expanded into something bigger, almost viral, that has managed to seep into my very core. For the first time, I am feeling passionate about me.
It’s a new feeling that I am getting acquainted with and although at times I internally kick and scream through my challenge, I feel amazingly blessed that I am learning so much more about myself and how I can use this experience to help my clients even more.
The brutal truth is for years I have championed my clients through their life’s turbulence. Steering and directing them through the chaos, helping them reclaim order once again. Witnessing their inner strength, watching them claim their victory and feel like a winner has brought me much joy for which I am eternally grateful and I know has contributed to my business success.
But this current journey is teaching me so much more. It is helping me push myself to limits I never knew existed within me. It’s making me fight for the winner that has been trapped inside and waiting to get out. It’s bringing me to uncharted areas of my life that is making me believe on a much deeper dimension my favorite quote by Emily Dickinson…
“Dwell In Possibility” for when you do, you will find the winner in you!
Always my best,
I am going to be taking my own “Simplify Me” Challenge!
I have decided it’s time to make some changes in my life. These changes have been long thought out, debated, and swirled around enough to marinate for quite some time.
And I am now ready to implement them.
What has prompted this need for change?
Well for starters I believe in the power of manifesting what you believe in. I believe we have the ability to attract positive and negative energy into our lives, therefore this will determine what type of experiences we have.
I have come to realize that I was carrying around some limited beliefs about myself that ultimately were hurting me and not helping to create the life I truly want and now feel I deserve.
Now that I understand the power behind our thoughts and spoken words, I also realize how precious a gift it is to be able to manifest our desires. It is not something I take lightly.
In order for me to begin the journey of “simplifying my life” I recognize that I have parts of my being that need to be in check. Simply meaning, I feel it necessary to do the work that is needed to be of sound mind, body and spirit.
One of the ways that I would like to share my journey with you my dear friends is by letting you read my everyday journal postings here on my blog about it and in other social media settings such as Facebook and Twitter.
Starting Monday, June 25, 2012 I will be waking at 5:15 am for four mornings out of seven to embark on my workout routine. Stephanie, who will be working as my fitness coach from the BarMethod has been heaven sent. I liked her from the moment I met her and secretly stashed that away for future reference. Something in me new that this day would come.
You see, I tried the the program before and although I did see immediate results, I simply was not ready to be held accountable or committed to the process of change. I am confident that I have what it takes to make the transformation and am not only excited about it, but thankful.
Will it kick my ass? Yes!
Am I up for the challenge? You bet!
So what prompted the need to simplify my life to bring about the change I so desire?
‘ll let you in on a private secret …But only if you can break the code.
It’s a three word sentence. The first word is one letter. The second word is four letters and the third word is two letters.
Let me know what you think it may be…(I’m listening!)
It is my sincere hope that through my journey you will break your own code and come to live a life of simplicity.