It was a long way before we got to our next stop on my cross-country trip with my daughters.  I started to stir–“Mom, you were sleeping.”  I answered quickly, “No, I was just resting my eyes.” You’ve probably said the same thing–when you’re in that half awake/half asleep state.  It could be in the car or on the couch “watching” TV.  You’re there, but not fully present–not fully in gear.

Many of us go through our lives or parts of our lives like we are resting our eyes.  We’re going about doing what we need to do–eat, go to work or school, work out at the gym–you know, the daily routine.  But we’re not really conscious.

There were times in my life where I caught myself dozing–just so I could survive what I was going through.  I’ve heard others (including myself) describe it as being numb. I’m convinced being numb serves a purpose–for awhile.  Perhaps it’s the body’s way of protecting itself during times of crisis.  We are doing the best we can, but there’s not much energy left over to do much else.

Then one day, an opportunity presents itself that gets you excited or maybe you get to such a low point that you start crawling your way back up!  You realize something’s been missing.

When was the last time:

  • You felt the exhilaration of going outside of your comfort zone and learned something a little bit (or a lot) beyond your reach?
  • You felt happy to go to work on Monday morning?
  • You had a good belly laugh?

If you can’t remember, what are you going to do about it?  Discover the confidence you can get by achieving new goals.  Achieve a better balance to your life!  Find a job that doesn’t feel like work.  Isn’t it time you got back into the driver’s seat of your life?

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