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Do you feel like you move through each day, month, year at the speed of light... but never actually achieve anything?
I've been hearing this a lot from my new clients this year, like no matter what they do they still feel so far behind on those big life goals and dreams.
Typically, when I hear a similar thought process a few times, I know it's valuable to share wider. So, I am giving you the exact tool I give to my clients in private coaching to increase their overall sense of well-being when goal-getting.
It begins with a simple question:
Q: When was the last time you celebrated YOURSELF and how far you have already come?
The mind can so easily get stuck on "all the things we haven't done" or are "yet to accomplish". The ego telling us we are unorganised, lazy, and need to be "more productive".
Essentially the mind's job is to assess for risk but, as you probably know these thoughts cause us to feel GUILT, perhaps like we aren't good enough. And guilt is 100% the biggest showstopper to any good action!
Guilt creates resistance. We are less likely to do the things we want to do, when guilt is in the drivers seat. So, to cut the guilt and create more momentum it's time for a reality check.
Here is the tool:
At the end of each week take 5 minutes to sit and reflect. Grab a cuppa and a notebook and write down the answer to 3 questions:
1. What went well, or what were you proud of last week?