The REAL Reason You’re Stuck in a Rut
Do you have an ongoing blah feeling day in and day out? That feeling of low motivation and low energy? The real answer isn’t as simple as blaming your job, your relationship or your family. The real reason you’re stuck in a rut is that your life is not in alignment with your inner self. That tiny little whispering voice inside your heart. It’s not the loud chatterbox that never shuts up. That loud voice is your ego. The ego is usually your self-doubter, criticizer and spreader of fear. You have a constant conflict going on inside you between your inner self and your ego. Understanding each voice is crucial to getting out of your rut.
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Sometimes we get so caught up in life that we forget to stop and check in with ourselves. When I finally checked in with myself I realized I was living a life not true to myself. I wasn’t happy and I wanted to change. I didn’t know what I wanted to do but I knew but I didn’t want to do. Eventually I figured it out but it took some time. These are the steps I followed to find my true calling and change my life forever.
Apparently this isn’t as easy to answer as it seems.
I am now on my quest to figure out what I love to do, make enough money to support doing the things I love and to be able to retire someday and not live in a van down by the river.
So I need to figure out that magic number that I need so I can be free and happy. Okay so what do I love to do? I better figure that out so I know how much it will cost. That question is so much harder to answer than I thought it was going to be.
And with a long reflection I realized I don’t really know. I don’t really know what I love to do or what I want to do. This was slightly shocking to me. How is it possible that I can’t list off 5 things that I absolutely love love love to do? There was hiking, I love to hike! But yea other than that I didn’t really know. I go to work and I come home. Sometimes I watch tv, I make dinner, sometimes I meet a friend for a drink, I might work out, I take a shower, do some chores and go to bed. Do I really love any of those things? Umm not really.
So here I am trucking along in life when I suddenly realize maybe I don’t even know myself?! How can I plan my career and for my retirement when I don’t know my magic number which I don’t know because I don’t know what I want to do which I don’t know because I don’t really even know what I love to do now. I was bewildered…how did this happen? When did this happen?! I haven’t the faintest clue but I absolutely know that I want to figure out what I love love love to do ASAP!
So I started a mission:
Find what I love in life and figure out how to finance it
And here we are ladies and gentlemen right at the beginning of my journey to find both