Jan 29, 2018
The Gerbil Wheel!
Have you been on life's equivalent of the Gerbil Wheel?
I used to think that in order to be happier and more successful, I needed to work harder! More time, more effort, less fun and play.
When I was practicing law, I thought that success was counted in the billable hours my bosses wanted. So, I tried to meet those crazy billable hour requirements.
Ever done that? Work so hard you don't have much else but ... work?
I told myself that it is only crazy for a while! Things will calm down and then I will work out or eat better or call some friends, plan something fun - but life just kept marching on.
Then years went by.
Wow! That didn't work!
That is a recipe for burn out, depression and well, exhaustion!
I even changed careers to slow down.
But, instead of slowing down I just worked FASTER! Firefighters do everything with SPEED!
I still wanted all the same great things in life but the exhaustion and injuries were keeping me from seeing something ...
So - what is the alternative?
Slow down and look inside.
Don't get me wrong - actions that improve our craft and move us toward our dreams are necessary. And - it isn't until we look inside instead of outside that it all works.
Happiness isn't something you arrive at. It is not a destination. It is inside.
It's actually ...
What stories do you tell yourself that keep you from creating the life you want from the inside out?
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