I finished a book this week called, "The Big Leap" written by Gay Hendricks. I loved it so much I will probably buy the hardcover book. (Living in a 300 sq ft tiny house has VERY limited space so I don't collect books like I used to.) This book had MANY amazing nuggets, I am a visual learner and L-O-V-E a pink highlighter so thank goodness for Amazon Prime!
In the very first chapter, the author shared a story of when he was a young boy. He and his much older/wiser neighbor were visiting together one day. This wise neighbor gave him a bit of advice that has stuck with him for over 40 years now. This story really stuck with me also so I wanted to share it with all of you. Ready for this???
On judgement day, God will not ask why you weren't Moses, God will ask you why you weren't .... fill in the blank with your name.
Are you living your potential? Do you know your purpose? Are you running in the rat race and are literally exhausted all of the time? Do you feel like your life is on auto pilot and you do the exact same thing every single day? Do you ever feel excited about waking up and experiencing the day ahead? If you answered no to more than two of these questions, we need to talk! I'm serious!
Life has so much to offer and sometimes we just need a swift kick in the bottom to wake us up! A Life Coach can be that swift kick in your bottom! If you are already coaching with me, you can say, "AMEN" or "Preach Sister", which ever one floats your boat.
Here's your motivation/challenge for the week. I want you to get out of YOUR rat race! I want you to do something different that will excite you to get out of bed each day this week. I want you to ask yourself two questions and then act on them:
What is one thing I can do today to serve somebody else?
What is one thing I can do to serve myself?
I want you to get creative. I want you to do something that you wouldn't do on a regular basis. Here are a few ideas of things you can do for others:
When you're at the grocery store, grab a friends favorite drink and drop it off at the door with a note that says, "Thinking of you". I like to be sneaky and do it anonymously.
Text someone you haven't talked with in several weeks that has been on your heart. My favorite is to send a dorky GIF that just says Hi. (Usually baby Yoda waving, weird guy in a speedo and roller skates that says Heeeyyyyy, Forest Gump waving enthusiastically, etc.... You get the point.) Just make them smile.
Write an actual letter/note to someone and mail it to them. Can you imagine getting a kind note in the mail and it's not even your birthday? SUPER FUN!
I love buying an extra dinner while I'm at Costco and dropping it off at a busy mom's house and just say, "Love ya!" and walk away!
Drop off a Dollar store Valentines Day mug with a box of hot chocolate and marshmallows to your neighbor!
Here some ideas for serving yourself:
Take a bubble bath with some candles! (I TOTALLY miss my bath tub!)
Read a book for 15 minutes.
Take yourself to a pedicure or manicure!
Put your ear buds in, listen to "Eye of the Tiger" and go for a walk around the block by yourself! Come home and kick butt the rest of the day!
This week, I really want you to focus on service! Who knows, you might want to keep doing this even longer. My hope is that this will be a gently shake of your shoulders to start and wake you up. You are meant for more! You are meant for greatness! If you want to look at what your next level looks like, let's get on a free mini session and explore what that could look like for you!
I also wanted to share with you the "6 Questions to Ask Yourself For Increased Happiness!" document that I have created. That's right! I have the magic questions and they are attached! Because you are on my mailing list, you get it right here in your email box! I would love to hear your thoughts on these and what your results are if you try them out!
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