Recently, while home alone, I passed a mirror and realized that I had something in my teeth. Thankfully I caught it before I walked out the door! But, because I seem wired for turning every life experience into a teaching moment, it got me thinking; how many of the people in my life would be [...]
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I will never forget the day one of my clients exclaimed with utter frustration, “But I’ve already been patient!!”
We both looked at each other for the split second that it took for the irony of the comment to kick in and then burst into laughter.
Recently, I was at an event and overheard someone talking about how bored they’ve been over the last few months. It really made me stop and think. I absolutely can not remember a time when I have felt bored. I had to stop and think, “what would that be like?”
Passion tells you that you are on the right track and keeps you moving towards what is possible. A strong purpose or passion without will or strong self-discipline gets you nowhere. You’re like a race car in park, all the potential to move efficiently but you have no forward momentum.
As I wrote in a recent article, we create expectations for our lives, of others, of events, that often do not match our actual experiences. It is human nature. But the result is that we spend most of our time in the gap. Sometimes, the gap is so wide it creates a shift in our entire life vision. Or, it should. At times we may continue holding too tight to that original expectation. It dawned on me that if you don’t let go, you can end up spending a life time in that one gap.
What barriers stand in the way of your being who you were meant to be and doing what you were meant to do? Kirsten explores some common barriers.
Being divorced you might not expect that I’d be the best advocate for couples working to keep a marriage together. But, it is what I REALLY believe in! It’s what I am passionate about helping people achieve. It’s what I still long for in my own life. We are meant to live locked in relationship.