- Practice is Perfect
- What if you could free up your brain to put your creativity into turbo overdrive?
- I motivated him to start. He was inspired to stay.
- You can run, but you can’t hide.
- The only productivity tip you’ll ever need.
- Because “Every other day plus weekends” is too complicated.
- Learning is Cumulative
- The $20,335 Recurring Passive Income Post
- The Cruise Ship & The Sailboat
- What if you had one decision less to make Every Single Day?
- Oh baby, it’s cold outside. (AKA: No one will notice if we don’t do this.)
You know the old saying, but it digs deep when you learn what you’re truly hiding from.
You can run, but you can’t hide from:
- Your dreams,
- Your passion,
Just to play fair, here are things you can easily run and hide from:
- What others want (and/or expect) from you,
- Peer pressure,
- Sticking to a diet (or a plan or regimen etc.),
- Most everything else.
This is a part of the Every Single Day series, building chapters towards the book coming out April 1, 2017. In each chapter, we explore an element of the philosophy and dig deeper into examples from real-world people who live–and thrive–by doing it Every Single Day.
You can run. You can hide. But you can’t run and hide.
Everything else you can outrun or outlast or outfox or out-something. But you can’t outrun yourself. You can’t hide from who you truly are. The solution? Let’s cut to the chase:
Stop all the running and hiding. Stop playing games. The torture, the torment, the challenges, the decisions, the back and forth. Give in (but don’t give up) and allow, even if just for a second, that real dream to seep through.
It may be that you are the only one who knows what this is. That you’re the only one who knows it exists within you. In fact, it’s quite probable. On the one hand, that makes things a little easier because if no one is expecting anything from you because they don’t know about it, you’d think that it would make it easier to hide.
But it’s like putting masking tape over the oil light in the car. You’re just applying a Band-Aid solution. You’re hiding from the real issue, you’re masking over (ha ha, little Christmas craft tools joke–keep it light, right!?) the deeper drive at hand.
So give in, live a little. You don’t have to tell anyone what you’re doing (at least not yet). Just that you know that you’ve opened the can of worms, that you’ve cracked open the dam to just let a trickle through. Just a smidgen. It will be scary, relieving and magnificent all at the same time.
- Possible: run
- Impossible: hide
- Repossible: give in