Are you driving your life or is your life driving you? It is astounding how simple it is to fall into a habit of complacency, living as if your choices are limited to reactions rather than actions. Most of us can agree that our thoughts (in some way, shape or form) influence or rule our lives. The important thing to remember (and how quickly and easily we forget!) is that we rule our thoughts. Let us not confuse the role of a ruler. A ruler does not control; he governs. If we were to attempt to control our thoughts, it is a pretty safe bet that we would quickly be on the road to self-sabotage. The energy expended on trying to control our thoughts would deplete us of the ability to function effectively in other areas of our lives. If you attempt to pretend that your thoughts don't exist, you will actually empower them (what you resist, persists). It is not about ignoring your thoughts; it is about managing them. Think of your thoughts as a sometimes challenging business colleague or family member. They sometimes have what they believe to be your best interests at heart, but they are acting out of limited information (based on your past experiences, upbringing, etc). Do you surrender your success, livelihood and joy without the appropriate due diligence? Whose life is it, anyway?
Success or sabotage? Do you manage your thoughts or do you find your thoughts managing you?
Is this going to be an incredible day? This is not dependent on the weather, your finances, the number of successful sales, your partner's mood or the traffic...or, is it?