Have you ever in your entire life asked yourself this question ? Was your answer, Bob Smith ? I just meant your full name, your first name followed by your last name. My last name changed when I got married. My first name has a nice meaning but is widely mispronounced and misspelled since my childhood. The point I am trying to make here is, I am not what I am addressed as. My name belongs to me. It is not “me”.
Have you ever noticed that the way you perceive the world is largely dependent on your inner state of mind? Can you remember how disturbing or even alienating everything around you can be if you are in a bad mood? On the other hand there is this state where everything just seems to flow. Having control over your inner state and being able to change your mind fast is a powerful ability. It can save you time and help you to refocus on what takes you forward. So what is influencing our state and what are the best ways to make a change quickly?
Often in life we know what we want and sometimes we even start in the right direction. … but then, somehow something happens, we get caught up, it runs out, we lose track and then feel frustrated or even like a failure. We are discouraged to live our dreams out, it just did not work, again. What can we do in a very practical sense, to just not stand in our own way and sabotage our good intentions?