Whose life is it anyway?

To what extent do you allow others to dictate how you live your life, either expressly through their influence and/or manipulation, or perhaps through more subtle means including your own thoughts and perceptions?

Maybe it’s time to question just whose life it is you are leading?

“How would your life be different if … You stopped allowing other people to dilute or poison your day with their words or opinions? Let today be the day … You stand strong in the truth of your beauty and journey through your day without attachment to the validation of others”

– Steve Maraboli

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Do What You Love

If you’re in employment are you truly doing what you love?

Probably not, if numerous recent surveys are to be believed.

In one global survey of 30 000 workers, between 28% and 56% said they wanted to find new work.

“If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.”

– Marc Anthony

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The Mediocrity Trap

I’ve been surprised by the number of people contacting me lately who feel trapped in their current unfulfilling circumstances. They know deep down that they deserve more but don’t know where to turn.

This seems like a common affliction and one that is often effectively addressed by life coaching so I’d like to tackle it very briefly today.

“The only sin is mediocrity”

– Martha Graham

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Growing Self Belief

Lack of self confidence is a debilitating affliction that bedevils a great many people.

And yet, it’s a simple state of mind that separates those who live life tentatively, with uncertainty, and those who live life boldly and to the very fullest.

“Remember that, ultimately, it’s not about how things look to other people. It’s about how things feel inside, to you!”

– Bill Burridge

 

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Be True to You

Being true to yourself is often much harder than it sounds but immensely liberating in the longer run. This week. I’d like to continue the theme I started with the recent post ‘Start on the Inside’.

“Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself. Being true to anyone else or anything else is not only impossible, but the mark of a fake messiah.”

– Richard Bach
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