Enjoying the journey leading to the goal is as important as achieving the goal. Allowing the journey to divinely unfold is the secret to balance and success.
Achieving goals starts at a very early age and is interweaved throughout our lives. Sell the most Girl Scout cookies. Win the spelling bee. Read the most books over the summer to receive the coveted award. Be in the upper 5% of your high school class to get the college scholarship money. Get the job with the top company. Get the bonus. Get the promotion. Buy a house. Buy a bigger house, etc., etc., etc.
In between each of these goals or stepping stones is the process or your beautiful journey through life. You are standing at point A and your next goal is point B. The journey between these two points is as important as getting to the next point.
Are you: Enjoying your journey? Picking up the gems of wisdom? Reading the direction signs? Noticing the little miracles along the way? Having appreciation for the people showing up in your life? Is your heart full of joy and happiness? Are you questioning the challenges, learning the lessons and moving forward? Are you filled with gratitude for the opportunity to be on our planet?
Ten years ago, after continually meeting all my goals but not finding true inner happiness and peace, I would have looked at this list, laughed and thought “that’s impossible.” You cannot meet goals and have that level of balance and joy….Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com for Debbie’s 8 Steps to Balance!
Debbie Teichmann is the creator of the Tapping Play Book and Rainbow Day Songs.