Being present in your life is about appreciating where you are right now on your journey and not about rushing to get somewhere else or looking back too heavily on where you’ve already been.
A New Year – may it provide you with the opportunity to discover new potential within and the courage to bring it out into the open…
Life is about duality – opposite forces – yin and yang – known and unknown – order and chaos, to name a few…. And one of the biggest challenges and greatest joys comes from learning how to value and include both sides more equally because only then can your life feel more whole, balanced and meaningful.
“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” Nelson Mandela
“When we are no longer able to change a situation – we are challenged to change ourselves.” Viktor E Frankl
“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” Socrates
“Do you have patience to wait until your mud settles, and the water is clear? Can you remain unmoving until the right action arises by itself?” Lao Tzu – Tao Te Ching
The more you try to control something, the more it will control you. You become tied to a set of rules, to things you can or can’t do – you become restricted and imprisoned by your need to keep control. Let go, allow more spontaneity, relax, change the rules – see how different it feels…
“Do what makes your soul shine…”
“Life is like riding a bicycle, in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.” Albert Einstein