Fear. Around this holiday it has been used by marketers and gyms everywhere to try to get people roped in. Somehow it has been established that in the New Year there needs to be big changes... or else. Fear, I have looked it straight in the eye and seen what it can do, and yet it still gets me when I least expect it. It's that time of year again, and as I started thinking about how I wanted to go into 2011, my old fears stopped in for a visit. The fear of failure, the fear of not being able to change the things I should, the fear of becoming complacent... and then something drastic happened. Love won.
All of a sudden as I looked at all the amazing things that I have in my life and realized... I don't need to focus on change, only growth; change is a natural bi-product of that. I don't need to get rid of anything, just enhance everything; things that no longer fit will naturally fall away! Most of all, there is nothing I need to fear, when I decide to do everything out of love!!!
As I was surfing around the world wide web the other day, I found a great video from Brian Johnson that gives great advice on how to set yourself up for a year to remember... I highly recommend taking the time to listen to his words of wisdom:
So as the time is upon us to prepare for the year ahead, let's move forward with the things that inspire us and challenge us... let's do a year end clearance of all that fear left over. Last year gave us everything we need to make this the best year ever... After all: