I want people to do more with their lives! To incorporate
more fitness and activity and to ultimately elevate to the next level. To self-motivate
and to develop and enjoy their unique talents. To really live!
Then why on earth is this article titled Doing Less? Ironic isn’t it?
In order to do more and live the lives we are destined to
live I believe we need to do less.
Let’s use time as an example. Simplifying and doing less
with our time allows us to find our true selves. That is if we choose to use the time to face
our demons and reflect, develop, and grow.
When we do more we achieve
By contrast, when we do more and have our hands in a
multitude of activities we successfully avoid these demons – our fears, guilts,
and shames. These demons are what ultimately keep us from elevating to the next
level of happiness and achievement.
‘Doing more’ means living a distracted life. Is the TV
always on? Video games? Radio? Are you a work-aholic? Do you schedule activity
into every part of your day? Always need to be around people? Are you always
doing for your spouse, children, turtle?
Simplifying is hard
Life is full of ironicalcies. Yes, I made that up. Definition:
Ironic idiosyncrasies J
Turn off the TV and face my fears? Explore my guilt? Grow
myself!! GASP! No thank you, I’d rather watch Sponge Bob Square Pants on high
volume while sitting on a couch covered in shards of broken glass than to do
I challenge you to become the
person you may not even know yet. Start by doing less. Simplify.
Where will you be a year from now? Watching Sponge Bob or on
the way to your dream? And please do not say that watching Sponge Bob is your
dream or I may have to throw-up shards of glass on you.
I know all about fear. If
that’s your stopper, call me. I specialize in looking fear in the face and
giving her (or him) a black eye ;0
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of