“Why do you want what you want?” is a question that often stops people in their tracks.
Especially when things get challenging and you’re being asked to s-t-r-e-t-c-h beyond what’s comfortable or easy. In fact, the question in those moments might sounds more like: “Why the heck am I doing this again?!?”
We all have moments of doubt. Yet, the true antidote to stay on track, is the clarity of knowing “Your Why.”
Ready for a life (and business) you love so gosh-darned-much that you don’t need a vacation? Well, one key is having plenty of “Why” in your tank. All too often, folks start out strong – pedal to the metal – and then midway through, start to lose steam, feel unclear and disconnected as to why they set out on this journey to begin with!
(By the way, how are those New Years Resolutions going?)
The good news: it is not too late to get back in gear and reconnect to your fuel.
Fuel: (noun) an energy source, something that gives nourishment, something that sustains or encourages.
(verb) to provide with fuel, to support and stimulate movement.
You know this… On life’s journey, you need to fuel in the tank if you expect a car to get you where you’re going. You know you need to eat and nourish your body so it can convert the calories into the energy you need to put one foot in front of the other. Basic stuff, right?
But what about Inspirational Fuel – that critical energy source that sustains you in pursuit of your deepest dreams and desires? What fuels your excitement and desire to do what you love? To follow your dreams? To live your truth? Where does that come from? What keeps you going?
The answer require you to dig deep. To go beyond thoughts like … “I have no choice” or “So-and-so expects me to” or “It’s just what I do…”
What is it that you really truly want? And WHY do you want it? (Notice, I’m NOT asking how to make it happen. Not yet. How comes later.) Don’t get ahead of yourself and fall down a “how hole.” It starts with getting clear on what you want and why you want it.
Your “Why” is Jet Fuel for dream realization. And the pump, the fuel station where you’ll find this high octane Jet Fuel is … your heart. When you fill your tank here, it simply won’t feel good to “sit on it” another day. You’ll be in motion, in action, and on the fast-track to it’s creation.
Here are some honest down-and-dirty roadside questions to get YOU moving:
- What ideas make you feel excited to get up and out of bed in the morning?
- Who’s on your Dream Team? Where do you receive true support? Is it time to add to this team?
- How do you feel right now?
- What kind of life are YOU actively creating for yourself?
- What are you – the powerful creator of your own experience – deciding about your future?
- Are you easily derailed by nay-sayers?
- Look around. Do you see more obstacles or do you see more opportunities?
- What lights YOUR fire?
- How do you measure progress?
- What inspired action step are you in process with right now?
- What will you do within the next 24 hours to move your dream forward?
In order to realize your dreams and be on the path of expanding possibilities, it is absolutely critical that you get clear on your very own personal WHY – why you want what you want. Your “why” doesn’t have to be lofty or fancy, but it needs to be TRUE and you need to know what it is. Knowing your Why is like holding the keys to a Maserati with a full tank.
Your Why is your connection to consistent drive and commitment. It’s your fuel to expand and s-t-r-e-t-c-h beyond fears, challenges, and any limiting beliefs that have you playing smaller than you really are. Your WHY is your beacon and your touchstone. (In other words, when you start getting tired and begin wondering why-in-the-world you embarked on this journey to begin with and seriously considering making a great big U-turn … your “Why” will kick in to overdrive, remind you, and give you the fuel needed to keep going.)
Tired of the breakdown lane? Ready to fill your tank? Eager for a dream accelerator? Meet me at the pump!
If your Why needs fuel and you’re ready to step on that accelerator (read: not just talk about it), then reach out to me right away to schedule a complimentary, private, one-to-one tele-session – my GIFT to you. Together we’ll explore how I can support you in powering up your own inspired journey. 🙂
May your dreams always inspire more than they intimidate,