Friday, November 4, 2011

Are You Playing Small In Your Life?

Playing small does not serve us or anyone else. Deep down you know this. Deep within you live the spark of a big dream just waiting to be let loose. It’s time to step into your greatness and the vastness of who you really are.
If you told the whole truth to yourself, you’d have to admit that you have the capacity to be all that you were intended to be.
  • What is your big dream? Imagine the possibilities.
  • Do you have a dream with a purpose?
  • Do you run a business without clarity on how you want it to end up?
  • Do you have a desire for a goal but lack the insight or courage to make it happen?
  • What stops you from hitting your target? Is it fear of failing or fear of succeeding with something that really matters to you?
If you aren’t playing as big a game as you could be, think about this:
  • Who are you inspired to serve?
  • What realized dream would open your heart the most?
  • What can you do to make your life feel joyful?
Many people dream of changing their lives but remain stuck in their current state. They hold themselves back by telling themselves their goals are unrealistic, and/or they tolerate dissatisfying situations because they feel undeserving of anything better.
Each of us is born with tremendous potential, but it becomes buried beneath self-defeating patterns. It’s being trapped in a life full of excuses and frustration, instead of helping you actively create a life that you love.

Learn to Live Big

Learning to live big means your inherent potential is liberated and you’re free to realize your greatest dreams. Living large means taking action to override old patterns, release your inner talents and gifts and empower yourself to pursue your goals.
  • How are you treating yourself?
  • What kinds of messages are you sending to yourself?
  • What kinds of relationships are you creating in your life?
You are here at this time to embrace your greatness and follow your passions. Learn to live each day without limitations. Make your self-care and your deepest passions a priority. Do one new thing each day. Have new experiences, open your mind to new possibilities and begin to do things “out of the box.”
Connect and talk with uplifting people, read inspiring literature, listen to inspiring radio shows like “Dare to Dream” on a weekly and daily basis (, and post inspiring quotes in your home or office. Do whatever it takes to surround yourself with as many positives people and messages as you can and watch your life open up.

Encourage yourself to expand

Take some time each day to tune into your inner voice. Listen to what resonates with you and what you truly enjoy.
Give yourself confidence to take action towards your purpose and start to build your self-esteem. Make what you say to yourself and how you treat yourself all about your dream self-esteem. Tell yourself: “You are amazing, talented and magnificent. You can do this.” Keep building your confidence to actively pursue your goal.
Jim Rohn, the author and speaker said, “You must constantly ask yourself these questions: Who am I around? What are they doing to me? What have they got me reading? What have they got me saying? Where do they have me going? What do they have me thinking? And most important, what do they have me becoming? Then ask yourself the big question: Is that okay? Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.”