Life is uncertain. And that is certain.
Ideas come easy. Implementation and execution have a much larger burden to carry—reality is dense, it lacks the flexibility and fluidity of our imaginations. There are formidable obstacles on the way to realization. The real world is impermanant. Things change—sometimes in predictable ways—and sometimes randomly. One thing is certain—life has a certain amount of uncertainty encoded deep in its fabric. What can we do about it? Accept it—then use all the tools we have available to us to manage uncertainty and improve our outcomes. Change is part and parcel to life.
Your revolution evolution begins with your decision to change.
It matters not how you came to this point. What does matter is that your drive to have a new reality has exceeded your excuses—and that’s a “good thing” to quote Martha Stewart ( biographical note: I was Martha Stewart’s driver for a week. I learned a lot in that brief period of time.) All change begins in earnest with your decision to change your fortunes. The first priority is to decide who and what you want to be.
Provided below is a simple and effective structure for creating and managing change. An algorithm. It’s practical. It’s easy to do. It’s a simple recipe based on the latest discoveries on how the brain incorporates new habits. It’s a tool for transforming you—for the better. It is sourced from Dr. Joe Dispenza’s work on brain evolution.
- Step #1: Decide! All change begins with your firm decision to be a new you.
- Step #2: Create an ideal picture of the new you. Add details. Include all the feelings you’ll be “feeling” when you are this new you.
- Step #3: Allow! Trust your internal guidance system. This encompasses the executive capacity of your prefrontal cortex.
- Step #4: Rehearse your new attitudes and behaviors.
- Step #5: Interrupt your automatic negative thoughts aka “ANTS”.
- Step #6: Stop living in your story of past victimization.
- Step #7: Stop blaming others!
- Step #8: Practice ( Yes, we’re talking about practice: ) Gratitude and Appreciation.
- Step #9: Break your patterns and ordinary routines. Be different. Act different.
- Step #10: Get Feedback. This is essential. You need to see how your new behaviors are doing.
This approach is well structured and with persistence will produce good outcomes.
If you feel energized by the possibilities the next move is yours. A year from now you will wish you had started today. Invest in your best self now. The journey of a thousand miles begins now. Your Path Starts Here!