Picture this. There’s something missing. You want more. You wonder what life would be like if you had this, or could do that. But you know you can’t, because you never have. That just isn’t you. You’ve messed up in the past, took a wrong turn or missed an opportunity. Either way, it’s just not meant to be.
Sound familiar? If it was too easy to picture, perhaps it’s your reality – or at least it has been at some point in your life. If you are not heading towards what you want in your life because you think you’re not good enough, you won’t be able to, or you’ll mess up… please stop.
Your past is holding you back.
It’s right now that will take you forward.
The decisions you make today around what you want to achieve and who you want to be, are yours to own. Here is how you can start the mindset shift:
Our experiences shape us. They define who we are and what we believe we are capable of. We often resist stepping outside of our comfort zone for the fear of not being able to do so. Then there are moments when we are forced outside of it (global pandemic, anyone?) and we realise that we are capable of more than we had ever imagined. Sometimes, we don’t even stop to reflect and give ourselves the credit, but we are capable of more.
If you want to be shaped by experiences that make you feel good about yourself, push beyond your barriers to achieve your hopes, goals and aspirations. Tomorrow is your future today, but by next week it will be your past. How do you want to look back on it?