Take Control of Your Life – Power of Choice

Are You Really in Charge of Your Life?

Do you experience a lot of moments when you feel your life is out of control? Are you in charge of your life or do you have a lot of bosses both on the personal and the career side?

Do you realize that at any given time you can change any moment of feeling disempowered by using a power you are all blessed with. This is the power of choice. Maybe it sounds too simple to be true. Everyone has the option to exercise this power, but unfortunately most people turn this power over to someone else.

Let’s start back when you were a kid. How many people in your life asked you what you wanted to have or do or be? First it was your parents, then it was extended to other family members, teachers and other authority figures .Basically, you started off in the first 19-25 years in life with everyone telling you what to do or what was right or best for you. Does this sound all too familiar? Why exactly is it that all these people never stopped to consider you as an individual and respected who you were enough to ask instead of always be telling.

This is a big part of why you never learned to exercise the power of choice. Often times  you were not given the chance to decide for yourself. Imagine, anything that you are conditioned for, for a period of 19-25 years will become a deeply ingrained habit.

Studies have shown that 95% of what we do on a daily basis is subconscious so that means we are not even aware that we doing something a specific way. You don’t change habits, you replace them with new better habits.

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Shifting your life in a new direction

Trying to break those old habits is a daunting task because by now you are surrounded by people who know more about what’s best for you than you do. The first key component to changing this is by you becoming aware that it is happening and has been happening most of your life.

Old habits certainly die hard. Awareness is the precursor to any change. Your work will be cut out for you as you not only have to overcome this within you but you are likely to experience resistance from others who are very accustomed to the old you. Everyone resists change because they don’t know what is on the other side of that change. Staying in your comfort zone is about avoiding potential pain. Its also wasting your life with mediocrity.

Everyone has opinions on just about everything and people generally feel free to sling this on anyone who will listen. Most opinions are not based on facts the majority of the time. People just like to verbalize them for whatever reason.

First we form habits then habits form us

Do you remember the first time you tied your shoes? Not that simple. What about the first time you rode a bike? Essentially the first time you did anything it was awkward and possibly uncomfortable. Then as you repeated it over and over you got better until it became totally subconscious to you .Do you think about tying your shoes now? I didn’t think so.

This quote really says it all, so you would be wise to pay attention to it.

“Watch your thoughts, they become words;
watch your words, they become actions;
watch your actions, they become habits;
watch your habits, they become character;
watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.”

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Manifesting the power of choice

Exercising the power of choice is no different, it will feel uncomfortable at first because of old habits and this is something internal. Internal stuff is always uncomfortable to change. Change is like peeling an onion, you do it one layer at a time. Once you start to do it on a regular basis you will find it empowering and it will begin to feel like a burden was lifted off your shoulders.

Here is an assignment for you to shift. Before you start to exercise the power of choice, identify what you do want. Since most people never get asked what it is that they want, you might have to clarify this by defining what you don’t want and it is the exact opposite. For example if you don’t want to be poor, then you want to be rich.and it will make more sense for you to choose new things that empower you. You will have to really think about this because you are not used to someone asking “What do you want?”

If your choice is FREEDOM and you want to create a life by design instead of default then click the image below, Now!

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Cheers

David Thompson

Success is yours to discover…imagine!

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