If you’re serious about creating what you want in your life + work, there’s one thing that’s clear. You’ve got to be willing to own your own path, to embrace your own experience.
That’s a simple thing, but it’s not always easy to practice.
It’s often simpler to be swayed by others, by what’s easier, by what’s popular, what’s familiar, what we think “works”. By the rules we’ve learned. By so many other things.
I believe this has a lot to do with rushing through our experiences.
One of the tenets that I coach around (and that has changed my own life quite significantly) is my philosophy of “dream it, design it, live it.” It starts with knowing yourself, what matters to you, and what your real goals are. And my experience is that all of that is near impossible when you’re rushing through your experience of life. Continue Reading