You can have a fresh start every day.
Last January 2017 (in NZ) I participated in #Love Your Life in 30 Days” with Mike Dooley of TUT fame.
I never finished all 30 day but my insight from the process is to confirm how blessed and fortunate I am. This does not mean a perfect life but a life that is good and this year has some wonderful prospects. Eight months into the year, many things, both good and bad, have happened but we are still blessed, happy and relatively healthy/
What is a fresh start and how does it relate to success thieves?
When you decide that you want to do something, think something or simply act differently, you have a fresh start.
Remind yourself when you doubt or question what you are doing that you are making a fresh start because TODAY is your day.
Fresh Starts Require Fresh Thinking
And to think fresh you need to stay aware of what you are thinking, doing and saying.
If you slip and move into regret or old patterns, then simply acknowledge that emotion and thoughts and move to the new patterns and restart the process.
The most wonderful thing about fresh starts is there is NO LIMIT on how many times you can start again.
When you notice patterns or old habits returning, accept them and then challenge them Habits like eating patterns, especially for those hoping to affect their weight (either up or down). New study habits, new relationships or new career moves or even stopping smoking, drinking or drug use only requires doing it one second/minute/hour/day at a time.
Appreciate the progress you are making and get support and help when you feel overwhelmed.
And perhaps one of the best things you can do to have a really good fresh start is limit your social media activities as well as your input from news and gossip.
Your fresh start is independent of whatever is happening in the world outside of your immediate environment.
Yes, you need to know if a storm is coming, a fire or other danger that requires you to take action to stay safe. You control your actions, your thoughts and your reactions. And that means you are able to continuously fresh start.
Fresh starts are about you. Choose what you want and go for it.
Remember that what stops you from making that fresh start often has one of two causes:
- Lack of imagination. The reluctance to find a solution or change what is or even to ask for help.
- Commitment to start something new. Commitment to overcome the fear of change.
Where do you want the fresh start to take you to? Once you know that you just have to figure out the route and the constraints and then adapt and adjust and KEEP MOVING.
And remember that there are many coaches, mentors and advisors out there who have overcome similar challenges by making continuous fresh starts.
Enjoy making your fresh start and remember to ask me if you believe I can help you move forward.
To you being your glorious purposeful self