So here we are again, day one of a brand new year. Many will greet this day with a renewed sense of passion. This is finally going to be their year! This is the year we stick to the resolutions, many of which have been continuously rolled over from years prior. But this year is gonna be different, we tell ourselves.
At some point, though, resolutions become work. At some point we lose the initial jolt of adrenaline and slowly we revert back to who we have always been, guided by that “little voice” in our head reminding us of who we think we really are and who we think we are supposed to be. For many, the well-intentioned resolutions will be packed up well before Valentine’s Day and placed back into emotional storage until late December.
Why do so many resolutions fail?
Because on some level we don’t really think we’re supposed to achieve them.
Setting resolutions and goals creates an internal conflict. It becomes a battle between who you are and who you want to become. Who you are has a huge advantage. It’s embedded. It knows you and thinks it knows what is best for you. Sure, the new voice of who you want to be is attractively refreshing, but in time the you you’ve always been will do all it can to keep you that way. This person you want to become is a threat to the person you’ve always been, and the person you’ve always been wants you to stay exactly the way you already are.
Resolutions fail because ultimately the safety and security of remaining who we are is more desirable than the perceived risks and challenges we believe we’ll face attempting to become who we want to be. Seeking the smallness of safety and security is a sign we are willing to accept the self-imposed limitations of unworthiness which have been faithfully perpetuated by the voice of who you’ve always been.
Until we fully believe we are worthy to become the person we want to become we will always remain the person we’ve always been.
We are all born worthy. Then life happens. Like water shaping stones, the words, actions, and opinions of others imperceptibly shape our view of the world and our place in it. Too often the negative nature of many of the words, actions, and opinions we are exposed to causes us to play safe and small in life. We learn to limit what we believe is really possible for us. We create our own glass ceilings which allow us to painfully see what we could become while accepting as truth we will never actually become it…simply because we don’t believe we are worthy of its attainment.
Worthiness and unworthiness are choices we get to make. We get to believe what we want to believe about ourself. And that determines if you’ll ever become all you were created to be.
There is not a more powerful resolution you can make than to accept the fact that the Universe doesn’t play favorites, that if one is worthy to share in the infinite abundance of God’s Universe then ALL are equally as worthy. You included.
The you you’d like to become? Well, that needs to happen. And you are the only one who can make that happen.
The money you want to make this year? The weight you want to drop? The business you’ve wanted to start? Whatever it is, the Universe knows you’re worthy of it becoming a reality.
You need to believe it as well.
The combination of a clear vision of what you’d like to become and the understanding that you’re divinely and inherently worthy of its attainment is an extremely powerful, life changing force.
It’s time to go and make you happen!
What do you think?