It is amazing by changing the use of a word, we can change our thought patterns.
When I thought of the word "goal" I thought of the word "should" and that lead me to rebelling against achieving my project/task.
By changing the word to "choice", I felt freer and less stressed. I found it to be a much more powerful motivator and the pressure subsided.
Consequently there is no timeframe when I "choose" to do the project, resulting in a pleasurable experience as opposed to the pressure of achieving a "goal".
Once again it comes back to enjoying the journey rather than focusing on a specific destination.
So I choose to be open minded and curious and accept my shortcomings, just as I welcome the rainbow.
I also choose to accept and love myself unconditionally and to love, nourish and take care of my body.
Today I choose to embrace the silver lining of my imperfections and as always am thankful for the abundant blessings I have in my life.
"Each of us literally chooses, by his way of attending to things, what sort of universe he shall appear to himself to inhabit."
~~ William James
I want to be like this tree on Sydney Harbour, I want to grow and succeed even when the odds are stacked against me. Photo taken October 2011.