I love “The Matrix,” especially that final fight scene when Neo holds up his hand to those oncoming bullets and says, “No,” freezing them in mid-air. We all need to embrace that power of “No.” There are distractions in our lives that take us away from our real purpose, and we owe it to ourselves to reject them.
Life is full of things that we want to give our attention to. Just as we walk away from one, another pops up.
Anything can be a distraction – a new relationship, food, alcohol, friends and family, TV, a job, whatever. When we are addicted to either avoidance (i.e. procrastination) or the drama that goes on in our lives, we avoid listening to the voice inside us that tells us who we really are and what we really want. [Read more…]