The only requirement for creating change is that you have to want something.
It takes courage to want something!
Give yourself permission to want.
Sometimes, we think that dreaming about more than what we’ve got betrays our current reality.
As if to wish for something different means that we’re unappreciative of what we have.
Here is an exercise which is designed to honor what is, and, at the same time, embrace what can be.
Yes, you can hold both of these states (appreciation and desire) at the same time.
Grab a piece of paper and draw a line down the middle.
The left column is “What I don’t want”.
The right is “What I DO want.”
Start with the left column and the first question. Set a timer. Write for 3 minutes without stopping.
Then reset the time and move on to the middle column and then the right column.
Once you are complete, circle the top three answers that feel the most important or significant.
Will you choose to do this?