Living a ‘Come to the Edge Today’ life includes seeing ourselves with new, expanded vision. It involves creating new beliefs and declarations of who I am. It means shedding the skin of the “me” created years or decades ago (the one that doesn’t “fit” anymore).
We may find ourselves asking: “How can I embrace the Me that is inside? Sometimes there seems to be so much baggage and fear and insecurity holding me back…………”
I want to share with you a “TED Talk” which offers a delightful “snake” story and steps for building the confidence to “shed our old skin”. After viewing, I invite you to complete the “leaping exercise” (below) to help let go of the old and become the new you! Enjoy!
Today’s “leaping” exercise: After viewing the video, spend a few moments thinking of one circumstance in your life that is similar to the snake example in the video. What “stops” you? It can be a circumstance, thing, person….anything that holds you back. Brainstorm 5 or more specific baby steps you can take to ‘ease’ your way into touching your snake. Commit to taking step one TODAY. Begin. Begin. Begin. Resolve to complete all 5 steps. Give yourself these series of small successes as your gift to you! Feel the success! Feel your confidence soar!
Congratulations on touching your snake! – Joan Kappes
Life happens at “The Edge”!
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