In my last blog, I started to introduce you to Sarah Reilly. I’ve known Sarah for a while, and one of the most profound statements she made to me (and I say “one of” because she inspires me all the time), is “Your new life will cost you your old one.” When I reflect upon this, I think about how to move forward; you will always have something behind you. Everyone is ok with saying they want to move forward; it’s the letting go of the past (while acknowledging its importance in where you’re going) that is the hard part.
I tackle a lot of HUGE topics on my podcast (I appreciate all of you that take the time to listen and comment). I’ve realized, from your comments, the importance of revisiting some of our talks over here on my blog. And there’s a couple of reasons what I’m excited to take this on.
What separates the people who are thriving emotionally, financially, and spiritually by doing work that ignites their souls from the people who are trapped and unfulfilled in a mind-numbing 9-5 job? The people who are crushing it have 4 ingredients that set them up for success.
There is a shift happening in America.. A new report released this morning says the number of Americans who will choose self-employment will triple by 2020. People are tired of working in an office where profits and shareholder value are more important than purpose.
Over the last 3 years, what I've seen time and time again is that there's one mindset shift we must make in order to truly experience abundance at the highest levels.
I was surrounded by like-minded people who shared my vision to make an impact in the world. The entire weekend up until this point had felt like pure love and unbridled joy.
So why was I ready to vomit?
We will experience expansions and contractions in our career, finances, health, and relationships. But because our nervous system is wired to avoid pain rather than experience pleasure, we want to give up when we feel squeezed too tightly.
In doing so, we'll never get to experience the expansion on the other side.
When you try to take the easy path, life will be difficult. When you take the difficult path, life will eventually become easy.
As Albert Einstein says, "Problems cannot be solved using the same mind that created them."
Real transformation doesn't happen at the level of thinking, it happens at the level of IDENTITY.
This is what Life Amplified is about. It's not about delaying happiness into the future when you get a new job, make more money, find a new relationship, or reach some other goal on the horizon.