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“If you want your life to have impact, focus it! Stop dabbling. Stop trying to do it all. Do less. Prune away even good activities and do only that which matters most. Never confuse activity with productivity. You can be busy without a purpose, but what’s the point?” – Rick Warren
As we embark on a new year, are you full of renewed energy and enthusiasm for what lies ahead?
OR have some obstacles already presented themselves?
If you followed last month’s suggestions for determining what you want to BE, DO and HAVE to make your new year desires reality, then you might have created a plan of action steps and specific areas of learning to focus on.
Ditching “goals” and embracing desires does loosen things up a bit when it comes to all this planning. It creates a little more flexibility and releases the attachment to the end results. It means we stay true to our personal path, even IF changes course throughout the year.
Creating desires (instead of goals) also comes with the realization that through releasing such tight control on the future – we’re actually opening our lives up to success and experiences that are quite possibly even beyond our wildest dreams!
However, just because we’re not quite as controlling and rigid, doesn’t mean that we’re not specific, or that we don’t write things down and create structure to set ourselves up for success.
After all, the key to happiness and fulfillment is dependent upon the choices we make and how we spend our time.
So, what if a barrel racing desire is placed in your heart, and you develop a plan to make it reality…
AND THEN, as it so often does…