We can find ourselves either reacting to these events with confusion and disbelief, retracting in fear and uncertainty or responding with a sense of curiosity and exploration, propelling us forward.
While we might review our spending from time to time or compare insurance providers, even scour online deals looking for a bargain. When it comes to your life, where you work, who you spend time with, being clear about what you need and value is the difference between creating your best life or just getting by!
Underneath the myriad of perceptions, beliefs and emotional responses from the library of inner memories, ways of coping, lies the space in between that once examined allows for perspective shifts and a reset.
Yes, that’s right, you do have choices and you can design your life the way you want it to be even if you can’t perceive it yet.
The first steps are by taking an honest look at what is happening in your life right now, measure your satisfaction with current reality and clarify how you would like it to be.
Developing your strategy and making it happen are often the challenge points and essential to experience the desired outcome.
Organise and Prioritise
Before you can prioritize, you must first organize. There is no one way to organize life or prioritise what has value and meaning, and whatever system or values you choose, they must make sense to you to reap maximum benefits, it’s your life after all.
Really connecting with yourself requires some time, headspace and a way to capture your thoughts and build your plan.
Technology has become so prevalent in our lives that it is almost impossible to get anything done without the help of a computer. Putting pen to paper stimulates the brain like nothing else, even in this age of e-mails, texts and tweets.
Writing by hand really connects you with the words and allows your brain to focus on them, understand them, and learn from them. In fact, learning to write in cursive is shown to improve brain development in the areas of thinking, language and working memory. Cursive handwriting stimulates brain synapses and synchronicity between the left and right hemispheres, something absent from printing and typing.