So how do you keep yourself in ‘Good Elf’ as we head towards this festive season? (Sorry, but I could not resist the pun). Christmas, for those that celebrate it, can mean many different things to different people.
As a coach, I help people set and achieve their life, business or career goals which allows my clients to focus their time and effort on the areas in life that are important to them.
I had cause this week to bring this phrase to my mind this very week! Whoaaa!! Sarah!! Stop!! Either you run the day or the day runs you. I chose the former! I run the day! You have a choice.
It’s always good to have something to work towards and aspire to. In her book ‘The Creator’s Code’, Amy Williamson cites research that shows that people achieve a lot more in life when they focus on what they want to work towards – rather than what they have already done.
Believe me when I say that I’m sure everyone you know has faced a time in their life where they’re feeling stuck in life, they don’t really know what they want, where they are going, or what they are doing.
I don’t know about you, but I’ve had jobs where I know in my heart of hearts I’m not happy, and frankly – I just don’t belong. I’ve sat there and meditated, socialised, looked forward to my holidays; anything to try to ignore the feeling of ‘Do you know what? This just isn’t me’.