2020 is here! A new year, a new decade

A new year, a new decade!

What is this going to mean for you?

Are you just going to carry on doing what you’ve been doing for the last 10 years or are you going to make a decision to grab this new decade with both hands and make your dreams come true?

The decision is yours.

As the saying by Benjamin Franklin confirms, ‘if you fail to plan you are planning to fail.’

What if it’s true, and you have manifested the way the world has treated you up until now?

If you keep doing what you’ve been doing then you’re going to keep getting what you’ve been getting.

There’s another saying which no one can agree who said it, ‘insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.’

But how often have you done that and been gobsmacked when the same result occurred?

Nothing is going to change unless we make it.

I’m having another birthday soon and as the numbers climb, I can see that the sand is pouring faster through that hourglass.

If I want to achieve things then I need to make a start and do them now! 

What is it I really want?

That is the hardest question of all.

We all know what we don’t want, we could fill pages of long lists.

Every time I ask clients, students and workshop participants they just look at me baffled, because they don’t really know. No one has ever asked them.

Most of my clients are women and because of the way they were brought up to put the needs of others before themselves.

Time has moved on and things have changed, society has changed,  so our conscious mind is saying it’s OK to spend this money and this time on myself because when I take time out for me then I can go back into my life and have more energy in my relationships and my work.

But, those unconscious beliefs that were set down when we were children are still running the show.

We can confirm that when we realise how we are sabotaging ourselves from reaching our goals.

This has been coming up for me recently and I have felt as if I’m holding my breath, I’m stuck, I can’t move forward.

Fortunately, because of the tools and techniques, I have learned

I’ve been able to discover this, then I’ve been able to go in and remove those beliefs that are holding me back and change them!

The question is: if you could have whatever you wanted, what would it be?

What is your soul purpose?

What are you here on this planet to achieve?

It’s a very interesting and worthwhile exercise to do.

Maiya 🙂

 

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