We all have choices in life and these choices lead to outcomes. Looking at your current life, where you are reflects the choices that you have made thus far. If you want to change your future, then you must become aware and conscious that the path you are on will continue to take you in the same direction. If you want to forge a new path, then you must start to make different choices.
Using the ten tips below that I share with my chiropractic coaching clients, you will start to change the course and direction of your sails.
If you’re not sure where you want to go, then I highly encourage you to develop some clarity around your situation. Read my previous posts on developing your mission and purpose in life.
10 Tips for Transformation
- What are you pretending not to know?
Many people operate in denial and pretend they don’t know what to change. If you are honest with yourself, you will know where to take action and where to start.
- You don’t have to be sick to get better.
If you’re a chiropractor, you know that wellness care is good for people. Then the same is true in life and business. Most people wait for some major pain point to act. Instead, become aware of your life and get clarity about what could improve. Acting now can avoid pain points in the future.
- You are the cause.
As you gain awareness and consciousness daily you will become more authentic and transparent. If you gain confrontational tolerance in your report of findings, you will avoid painful conversations with your patients later. Likewise, building that habit of good confrontational tolerance will lead to better communication in your home life. You will find yourself telling the truth, addressing obstacles before they become an issue. The same can be said in any other area.
- The way you do one thing is the way you do everything.
Do you say you’ll be on time, but then you’re always late and have a good story? People can identify these weaknesses and can wonder if you are sincere or telling the truth. Make a habit of keeping your word and showing up in the best possible way for everything you do.
- Listen to understand before you seek to be understood.
Many people are thinking about what they want to say while the other person is talking. Instead listen intently and try to understand what the other person is saying. Then ask questions to gain clarity. You’d be surprised how much you have been missing, by staying in your thoughts instead of listening to the other person.
- Don’t operate on autopilot.
I am all for having systems and a well-oiled machine but when it comes to personal development, it is crucial to always be in a process of questioning. Asking yourself, how can I improve? What can I change? Being comfortable with the uncomfortable leads to faster growth and reaching your goals ahead of schedule.
- See choices, become aware of the choices, develop consciousness regarding what you are choosing and then you will find enlightenment.
- What is your view on your circumstances?
Do you find yourself blaming others, events, surroundings? If that’s the case, then you are in a victim mentality, and nothing will ever change because nothing is within your control. Instead look for ways to take ownership of the situation and start to act where possible.
- Take responsibility and accountability in your life.
Number nine follows number eight, but it can’t be overstated. When you take responsibility for the outcomes in your life then you can start to make changes. Once you change how you view your choices and take responsibility and accountability for them, you will act faster and make better choices.
- I forgive you and set myself free.
Forgiveness doesn’t mean that you accept what the person did as right, but you let it go from your mental tape of unwanted noise. You set yourself free from the torture of replaying the past repeatedly.
It’s green lights and blue skies for you!