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Put One Foot In Front of The Other: Inspiration To Keep Moving Forward

"Keep putting one foot in front of the other. Don’t allow anyone to knock you off from the goal that you see in your mind’s eye. This journey is yours and nobody has the right to change your destination." Jamie Flexman (Click for his blog post on Tiny Buddha that inspired me.)


Words never rang so true for me. With a busy work schedule and a few disappointing career related events over the last few weeks, I've lost track of my journey as of late. Old feelings of not being good enough and feeling unworthy of success have made me hold back from making phone calls or setting up appointments. A goal of mine is to be teaching classes for my dance company Aries In Flight in the upcoming year and lately I haven't been taking any steps towards this goal.

When I read these words on Monday I suddenly began to feel in control and empowered once again. I've heard this phrase before but reading it this time resonated with me in a whole new way. Right now I can see the goal and I'm beginning to see what steps I need to take to get there.

So what do you do when you fall off the band wagon? For starters you find people who believe in you and want to support you. These people let you cry, have your moment, give you honest feedback and re-affirm how great you are. I feel very blessed to have several of these people in my life. They lift me up when I'm down and remind me that I am capable of achieving anything I put my mind to.

Something new I want to try is meditating. I've done a little here and there but I really believe that if I can start my day with a clear head I will have the focus and clarity needed to keep working toward my goal. I'm making a very public commitment here to meditate for 10 minutes every morning for the next 10 days. I will be keeping a log and posting it here for you all to see. (I started this yesterday and have successfully completed 2 days). 

In this moment I'm feeling re-newed and re-energized to keep moving forward; trips and stumbles are just a part of the process. I know that I am the driver of my own journey and can do anything I put my mind to. Here I am universe, ready to tackle whatever you send my way.



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