Posts tagged live your best life

How do you wake up?

The moment your eyes open, do you immediately jump to what you have to do during your day? Creating anxiety, stress or agitation?

A great morning practice to adopt is to wake up and bless yourself, or wake up in gratitude for your life and for the day.

The moment your eyes pop open, put your left hand on your heart and take a few very deep breaths. Express gratitude. Say a prayer or a mantra. I like to say, "use me, work through me, show me and guide me to where I can best serve others today," (from the Marianne Williamson prayer). Breathe and ask your spirit what it needs today. I also like to say, "I expect great things to happen today, surprise me!"

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I'm fascinated by conversations about personal growth and discovering tips and tools to bring your best self to any situation.

It's not always easy, and sometimes our mood, energy level or emotion keep us from being our best.

But one mindset I found to instantly shift heavy energy, procrastination or resistance is to carry yourself like a pro. And practice habits that align you with your own professionalism, whatever that means to you.

"When you turn pro, your life gets very simple." In his book Turning Pro, Steven Pressfield says that turning pro is a decision to which we must re-commit every day and the difference between an amateur and a professional is their habits.

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