Sometimes it’s difficult to move out of the rut we find ourselves in. Sometimes that “rut” is called our lives. We can slip into habits, either inherited or of our own making, that lead us to a place that is stale, boring, unhealthy, or even dangerous. After a while, we may not even realize that we’re standing still or even sliding backwards. We may tell ourselves, “That’s just my life. It’s always been that way.” And it’s easier not to look too closely – just keep the status quo.
The nice thing about all of this is that, at any given moment, you can decide to change it. You won’t necessarily make instantaneous progress; indeed, it may take years and a lot of blood, sweat, and tears. But the moment you decide to change – really, truly decide to change – will be the most powerful moment of your life, and nothing will be the same after that. Your universe will start to change as soon as you make the decision. [Read more…]