Physiologically, an emotion lasts only 90 seconds. What keeps emotions persisting are the stories we tell ourselves about them.
“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C S Lewis.
People might say that you can’t. That you shouldn’t. That you’re too old, too young, not smart enough, not good enough. Until eventually most of us just stop trying because we believe them.
Have you ever felt that you are out of place? Very often I used to try to fit in and be part of a group to go unnoticed.
But I wasn’t being me, I was playing the role of a persona that was far from being authentic. Rather, I decided to spend that energy being myself.
How do you see yourself in five, ten or twenty years?
Whatever you want to be, do, or have, you better start creating that future today. If you want to be fit, build a company or graduate from school start now.
Have you ever heard something such as chocolate hummus? I hadn’t, so I decided to learn something new and accepted the challenge to make my own.
I love my dog Lewis, he brings his special toy (an emoji with a sad face) everywhere. He seems to feel safe, calm and receive that comfort that only his emoji pillow can provide him. How many times in my life I have felt like my little Lewis, looking for something to give me that sense of safety, calmness and comfort. Nothing wrong with that, the problem is when those things become emotional attachments.
Sometimes in life we get so focused on our “to do list” or even “to have list”, that we often forget about who we are or what we want to be.
You’re not the titles, achievements and awards, those are just labels. Remember: “We are not human doings, we are human beings.”
For some ancient cultures, the mountain meant contact with divinity. The pre-Columbian temples that abound in Mexico were “mountains” built to perfection joining the sky with the earth and the purpose of humanity was to reach the top, for man to achieve a spiritual balance and evolution.