Have you ever wondered if you are taking the right path in life?
I've heard people say things like, "I'm so miserable at my job and I'm not sure if I should leave or not," or they complain about their spouse and yet can't make a decision of whether they should leave or stay, and they live in torment. I've also heard that indecision is the worst of all human conditions. That is pretty profound if you consider the large spectrum of human emotions.
If you think about it though, not being able to decide is pretty awful. If you haven't lined up with your decision to do something, it's like walking on wobbly legs. You have no stability or conviction at all. This is like building your life on quicksand.
Taking action before you feel inspired is always a decision based on fear. If I don't do __________, then I might not get what I need in the end. That is no way to live life. Coming into complete alignment with your decisions is the key. When you feel inspired, and your body is ready to make a move, make sure that your mind is in tune with your decisions as well.
According to evolutionary psychology, we have the need to pursue survival. We use mental reasoning based on past situations to protect ourselves from future danger. Oftentimes those threats of danger are an illusion, and that is what keeps most of us stuck in a recursive pattern. Our lives don't change much over the course of our lives. This is the reason most of us don't take the action we need to when we feel inspired. We reason it out with possible outcomes and let our lower mind do the decision making for us. What would our lives really look like if we just took action when we felt inspired with no questions asked? We just lined up with it and BOOM, let the pieces fall where they may.
Living from fear and doubt is familiar for so many people. They question whether they should send that email, write that book or post that video on YOUTUBE. In the end, who really gives a shit anyway? Whether you do it or not, it doesn't really matter. BUT-what if something amazing came out of all of it?
Today I challenge you to take one tiny action toward a dream. Come into complete conviction about your decision and just do it. Be reckless about the outcome. If you are inspired, then trust that guidance. If you are ready for change in your life, then take a small believable step and watch the Universe support you. The key here is to make sure that you feel good about it. That is your gut telling you that you are on the right path.
In the end, will you remember all of the safe decisions you made or will you applaud the decisions that challenged you to be a better person? Make that call, send that text, sing that song and dance that dance. Make today the day that you become your inspired self!