No Permission Necessary - How to Take Your Life Back Today

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No Permission Necessary - How to Take Your Life Back Today

Going after your goals can bring a new sense of excitement to your life. You’re turning a new leaf, trying new things, and beginning new chapters. Awesome, right?

But sometimes setting goals brings a sense of dread, and it’s then that you need to ask yourself a critical question: Is the goal you want to achieve based on the opinions of others in order to make them happy, or is it something YOU truly want for yourself? Are you doing it for them, or for you? Your answer to this question will either make or break your happiness and success.

 
If setting a goal for yourself brings a sense of dread, it’s time to ask a critical question: Is what you want to achieve based on the opinions of others in order to make them happy, or is it something YOU truly want for yourself? Are you doing it for them, or for you? Your answer to this question will either make or break your happiness and success. Click to learn how you can get your life back once and for all.
 

When you set goals that are primarily designed to please others, you are settling. You’re taking your power to create the life you want and handing it over to someone else to mold and control. These goals are not in line with your true desires. They're based on “shoulds” and what you believe other people or society expects from you.

a recipe for disaster

Goals set with the intention to please other people set you up to fail because you’ll most likely lose motivation to see them through along the way. You’ll be left to wonder why you keep missing the mark and eventually blame it on yourself, chipping away at your self-esteem.

For example, say that you set a goal to work out at the gym every morning because you’ve been told that you "should" if you want to be healthy. But in reality, an evening home workout regimen 3 days each week would make you feel the most vibrant. How likely will it be that you maintain the morning regimen? I would guess not very likely.

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Or maybe you set a goal to meditate for 30 minutes every day because your zen friend says you "should" if you want to de-stress. But what really melts the stress away for you is taking a relaxing bath a couple of times each week. Do you think meditation will serve you in this case? Probably not.

If your goal isn’t something you truly desire but you chase it out of a sense of duty or outside expectations, it’ll be more difficult than necessary to achieve and you’ll most likely fail before long.

take the wheel

Instead of letting other people take the wheel in your life, make it a point to get in touch with YOU and what it is that YOU really want for yourself. Only then will your goals “click”  and you'll have the internal motivation to stick with things when the going gets tough.

It’s time to stop looking for permission to go after what lights up, chasing “shoulds”, and giving others control of your destiny. It’s time to go after what YOU want and create a life you love on your own terms.

For more in-depth help for getting in touch with what you REALLY want in your life, be sure to get access to my free resource where I give you the strategies I use with my clients to align them with their true desires so they can experience the health, happiness, and freedom they’ve wanted for so long.

Click the link if you’re ready to stop asking for permission once and for all!


 
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