What you will get: Reflections on conscious living.
Are you awake?
No I’m not just talking about now.
I’m talking about are you awake to your life?
I’m talking about living consciously.
I’m talking about making this the best ride ever!
Our subconscious mind is pretty lazy. And if we let it take over, it will just do the same things, day after day.
Let’s take Dave for example…
He gets up at the same time every day.
Follows the same daily routine.
Works in accounts and has done for 35 years and counting.
Drinks the same 3 cups of coffee every day, at the same time (from the same mug).
Travels to work at 8 and arrives home at 5.30 – every day.
Always buys the same food brands.
Drinks 1 glass of wine every day (always Italian)
And the list goes on and on…
A list full of habits. Habits that Dave has been embedding for over 30 years.
Now this would all be just great if Dave was really happy.
But he’s not.
How do I know?
I asked him.
And his reply, after a long pause (clearly not a question he had thought about much) was something like…
“I suppose I’m no worse off than most people. Yes life is ok.”
Did he just say OK?
Far be it from me to lecture, but the way I see it is that an “OK” life is just not good enough.
You only get one shot.
So you better make it count!
And to start that, you need to be awake to your life.
With that I mean you need to live consciously.
So, what is conscious living?
Being aware of your life.
Aware of the way you think
Aware of way you feel.
Aware of way you behave.
And when you’re conscious of your life, from time to time you may notice something you don’t like.
And what should you do?
Change takes courage.
Change takes risk.
Change takes self belief.
But ask yourself what’s worse….
Living a conscious life where you sometimes break the habits, make the changes and take a risk?
Or living your life asleep?
Until, one day, like Dave, you wake up and realise that at the age of 65 your life has been “OK”.
I’m off to say no to mediocrity and make sure I live the best life I can.
How about you?
To your success
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