How to ALWAYS succeed!

You might think it’s impossible if I told you I know how to always succeed!

always succeed

The secret lies in your INTENTION

‘If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favourable.’

Seneca

Maybe you want to start a meditation practice.

Lots of students wish this when they begin a Mindfulness & Meditation Course. The key to always succeed is to set your intention very clearly. Choose a simple, tiny practice. Be very specific. Decide when and where it will take place. Something like this:

always succeed

Be clear. Keep it do-able. Don’t miss more than two days in a row. It will then become a new habit.

Always succeed when you say this to yourself

Remember that whenever you decide to leave your house, you pretty much always know where you are headed. You don’t just leave! ‘Where the mind goes, the body follows.’

So in order to always succeed in WHATEVER you’re doing your mind has to create the success first. It’s not just for a daily habit like meditation or exercise or healthy eating.

This is the best intention you could set for yourself every day of your life:

 always succeed

‘My intention for today is to live into each moment as it unfolds, with calm and joy.’

What this means

This means that whatever challenges occur you stay open towards them. You remain calm. Experiences might be unexpected or even scary.

Your career goals might swerve and take you elsewhere. Yet whatever occurs, big and small, live with this intention.

Be present in each moment as it happens, and you will always succeed. Because you are living in each moment with calm and good humour.

Learn this phrase or create your own

‘My intention for today is to live into each moment as it unfolds, with calm and joy.’

Repeat it to yourself daily.

You never need to be hard on yourself. Be kind when you forget and lose your temper or let anxiety overwhelm you.

Remind yourself ‘I’m simply living into this moment. I just forgot for a second. That’s OK.’

Now you know you can always succeed. It’s your definition of success. It’s your mindful life!

Yvette


More ideas to help set your intentions


Mindfulness and Meditation

 

Yvette Jane – Mindfulness & Meditation Coach

Place of Serenity

 

 

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2 Comments

  1. Lizzie Carver on 24/09/2016 at 12:10 pm

    I love this post, Yvette – so simple and practical, gently bringing me back to that fundamental aim of being present with myself, no matter what comes. Lovely – thank you!

    • Yvette on 24/09/2016 at 1:11 pm

      That’s great to hear Lizzie. Thank you so much for sharing. x

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