I want to be somewhere else!
At first it was painful and uncomfortable, I was only focused on what I didn’t like about my job and what was making me unhappy. My goal was to make a change, but I had no idea what that change would look or feel like. All I knew was that I didn’t want to be where I was. I was feeling frustrated with myself and scared of change. I didn’t like experiencing these emotions. I wanted to act, but I didn’t know where to start and I was struggling with myself, those around me and my desire to be elsewhere. I was trying to move away from what I didn’t want.
I accept the here and now!
Slowly I am finding an acceptance that this is where I am now and the more I struggle with it, the more I keep myself from moving forward. I am realising that if I am present to my current circumstances then from this point, I will grow, and the future will unfold so I start to appreciate the here and now. I start to enjoy the journey unfolding and I find that I am in a better position to act when I am calm and present. I am starting to believe that this is an exciting time in life, in fact it is my life. I realise that I can’t change circumstances or people, but I can change myself and I am always in control of the way I respond to circumstances and people. I am present.
What will the future hold?
There is a shift in me, I am starting to paint a picture of the future, not necessarily in terms of specifics but in terms of what steps I need to take and how I will feel. I am feeling more resilient and ready to act from a place of certainty about myself and surrender to the uncertainty about the future. I have found certainty in a world of uncertainty! I set my intentions.
Moving towards the future!
I am taking positive steps towards my goal. I am being resourceful and asking for help when I need it. I am amazed at how helpful people are and how willing they are to help me. I am walking this journey with love and respect for myself and I talk to myself as I would my best friend. I encourage myself and I seek out others who inspire, motivate and encourage me. I have discovered that there is a whole world out there waiting for me. I am learning new things and amazed at how much I enjoy the personal growth. I seek the learning in all opportunities including the setbacks, they have so much to teach me. I treat each step I take, as one step closer to my goal. I reward myself for the small wins along the way and I reflect on the challenges. I feel alive and open to new possibilities.
If you are making a job or career change or going though any transition, I wish you all the very best and trust that this will help you on your journey!