What’s top of mind for you, right now? If you’re not sure, be still for a moment. Discover the answer. What words, story, and physical sensations are playing in the background of your thoughts and feelings? Don’t be surprised if concerns, worries, pressures, should’s and ought to’s dominate. Anxiety, fear and worry are all too prevalent. For many of us, it’s a nasty, silent addiction that robs us of energy, vitality and freedom – qualities that enable us to create fearlessly and live boldly.
If you want to be happier, start now. Turn your attention to something you feel good about. Focus on that. Let that reality become what plays in the background and foreground of your mind and emotions. Can’t identify anything to feel good about? Put your imagination to work. Focus on something you deeply desire. Now, imagine it has occurred. Feel that reality. Make your experience as vivid and real as possible. This is an amazingly simple and effective process for shifting the way you feel. Remember, the better you feel, the better you perform.