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“Baby steps Lou, baby steps”. It’s what my mind whispers to me when its quiet. It says, look back and join up the dots, then you will you see where you have come from - THEN you will truly know what you have achieved. (that’s meditation for ya!)
It’s the subtle moves, the baby steps , the journey of our life, work, AND relationships that is the real joy! When our goal focused tunnel vision sets in, we miss the fun bits, the ride of OUR LIFE!
We forget to love the little things as intensely as we love the goal.. and then things get a little bit confused and we feel disheartened!
See the growth of the seeds that you have planted. I plant seeds everyday, without even really thinking about it. Then they grow and I rarely (and I mean this) congratulate myself on what I have achieved! How sad is that? I don’t just mean in terms of work – I mean people, ideas, things I do, things I make, emails and messages I send. All those seeds that I Grow and never acknowledge / say well done to myself?!
Often when we do reach a big goal, it’s a bit of an anti climax! Mainly because we’ve missed actually achieving it. OR we’re already looking for the next goal. OR if you’re like me, you get there but you’ve subconsciously just moved the goal posts so you dont ever think you’ve actually achieved it - derrrr!!!! So the gratifying love for yourself for having achieved is, well… lost! THAT’S NO GOOD, WHATS THE FUCKING POINT IN THAT THEN ? :)
So today’s wisdom was - Just roll with it, enjoy those moments, don’t force anything, put your energy into what you love. What truly is meant to be will love you back and reward you with the same intensity that you love and deserve. Continue reading