No question, all this uncertainty in the world can limit our visibility in what lies ahead. But, we don’t need to let it limit our personal intentions.
It’s easy to reason, with so many unknowns, that “wait-and-see” is the best thing to do….to pull back until things sort themselves out. On the surface, it makes sense. But two questions come to mind:
HOW’S THAT FEELIN’? & HOW’S THAT WORKIN’ FOR ‘YA?
This entirely-too-long uncertainty we find ourselves in has caused many of us to develop that “pull back, wait-and-see mindset”. What seems to be the natural and reasonable thing to do is actually the worst thing we can do for our psyche, by heightening our fear and reducing our sense of personal power. It just creates more drift and malaise. It makes focusing on anything even harder. Waiting and waiting and waiting for “life” to rev back up robs us of the innate power we all possess to shape outcomes.
We STILL can actually have an active role in how these times play out in the days to come. We can STILL make decisions that will change the trajectory of our lives, based on what and who we value most.
THE BEST WAY TO INFLUENCE HOW LIFE UNFOLDS
IS BY BEING INTENTIONAL
SO….While everyone else is looking around, wondering…..WE can become intent on WHAT WE WANT OUR LIVES TO LOOK LIKE going forward. WE can determine to light up our own lives in our own way. Now.
By setting an intention we are pulling from our innermost resources. We are tapping into our own powerhouse of conscious energy. That energy sustains us through whatever challenges we face.
Research has shown that intention is literally a mental agent that helps us create the world we want. We can use it to aim our way through uncertainty. Intention literally lights up a place in our brain, activating it to serve us as an incredible source of power and creativity. Our brains are wired to move us into the future. Our bodies really are miracles in motion. We just need to realize this genius machine is always available to us, for our benefit.
INTENTION is the NO MATTER WHAT in YOUR life.
Think about the times when you HAVE set an intention. To learn to play tennis. To read The Bible, cover to cover. To graduate from school with great grades. To find the love of your life and get married. To lose 20 pounds and get in the best shape of your life. To overcome your fear of speaking in public.
How do YOU feel when you are in the midst of NO MATTER WHAT? For me, when I have set an intention, I mean REALLY set an intention, there’s undeniable firepower I feel along with it. That’s one way I can tell when I actually have SET an INTENTION, rather than some “nice” goal I'll never follow through on.
So set your intention. Strike your match.
Light up your life.
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