Wayne Dyer wisely said, “Our intention creates our reality.” So if your reality isn’t satisfactory right now or doesn’t quite match what you thought it would be, take a second to look at your goals.
Living on purpose can mean many different things. It can mean actively practicing conscious relationships, volunteering to make your community a better place to live, choosing to work for an organization or company that has a mission that resonates with you, taking care of your body, or even all light a candle while you. rewrite.
Intention also requires commitment. It’s not necessarily something we were born with: it takes time to cultivate.
“We are what we do repeatedly. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle
If you’re tired at the end of a long day and you feel like you’re always looking at a long to-do list at work and at home, then it may seem difficult to set the intention for at least an hour for you every day. first, almost impossible. But it can also mean the difference between getting rid of seams and having enough energy to get everything and everyone with the same attention.
What happens with the intention is that it is no a goal. In the Western world, we are very caught up in the game of competition and goals. While competition can be fun and healthy, it’s also easy to get carried away by life’s so-called “rat race”. If you’re just focused on achieving a goal, it can sometimes deviate from what you’re really trying to achieve.
Take the time to look at different aspects of your life and your focus on each one. What is your hope in your relationships, community, work, and so on?
Once you get started, it’s easy to make the switch. It’s like a snowball on top of a mountain. It may start small and slow, but by actively practicing intention every day in every aspect of life, you will gain strength and grow bigger and better with less effort over time.
This piece was originally written by Kate Goyette for Holstee.
Originally published in Holstee’s Mindful Matter, the best place to read stories and tips on how to live life to the fullest.