Who you are versus what you doJul 01, 2022
What is one of the first questions you ask or get asked when meeting someone new?
What do you do for a living/job?
Rarely do you hear, ‘Who are you?
What you do and your actions are separate from who you are. So be careful not to judge them as the same.
Are you? You are not your job. You are not your role at home or in your relationship. Yet, sometimes we live our home life like managing our work life. You are not circumstances.
You can have a “terrible” job and still show up as a terrific person.
Just because a situation is one way, you can still show up in a completely different way. If a problem is not how you would like it to be, you still get to show up as yourself. Exactly as you’d like to. The situation has no bearing on who you choose to be.
Focusing on who you are inside will ultimately determine what you do on the outside.
If you keep looking at what you do to define who you are, you will have a very tough time figuring that out. So instead of being mind-focused, you will be results-focused.
If being mentally strong is something you want to be, consider doing these things:
Give up self-pity and take responsibility for your feelings and actions.
Embrace change and focus on what’s in your control.
Please yourself and like yourself.
If you will take a risk, make it a calculated one.
Release the past. It only lives in memory. Let it go or tell a different story.
Learn from your mistakes. Regret is helpful if you grow and change from it.
Celebrate others’ successes too.
Keep trying. If you fail, keep trying. If you fail, keep trying, keep trying. Got it?
Spend time alone nurturing your mind and body. Work for what you want. Direct your energy into what you want, not what you don’t want.
Commit to achieving the long-term result. For example, refer to the blog ‘Compound Effect’.
Yours in health and happiness
Are you ready to live your life by design, not by default?
Then, take charge and direct your energy into creating your dream life.