Thursday, 29 November 2012

Do You Ever Fake It?

You know where you are now in life – you only need look around you.

You also have a crazy desire for a better life – you know what you want and where you want to be.

When you become that person, what kind of people will you spend time with?  What environment will you and these people spend your days in?

If I turned up at your door right now, and physically dragged you to the place where these people hang out, and dropped you among them – would you stand out from the others, perhaps feel uncomfortable or out of place?

I ask this because yesterday, I did just that.  I found myself mixing with the kind of successful people I plan to spend more and more time with, in luxurious surroundings – yet it was unplanned and so I was dressed inappropriately.

It made me feel very uncomfortable, and got me to thinking on how I ‘usually’ operate, and how this way of thinking allows me to enjoy one success after another.

I wanted to share this with you – so you too can accelerate your progression from where you are now to where you really ‘want’ to be.

Thursday, 8 November 2012

Have You Tried Doing It Slowly?

One aspect of life that I absolutely love, is the fact that we never stop learning.  we can never 'know it all' and as soon we begin to feel quite wise in our years, life reminds us of how little we actually know.

Take this morning for example.

I was shaving - something I've been doing now for almost 30 years, when I discovered something new.  Using a new blade, I was inspired to press ever so slightly harder, and to slow down.  Not that I usually shave fast I might add - I shave like I imagine anyone else with a thousand things to do might shave.  This morning, it was different.

I slowed right down, and found that I got a much closer shave, with less irritation, and no cuts.  Even my neck, either side of my Adam's apple, where I can be prone to a razor rash - a smooth closer shave.

I got to thinking.  Firstly, how I could miss this simple fact after shaving most days for 30 years.  Secondly, how sometimes simply slowing down can greatly improve all areas of life.

Thursday, 1 November 2012

Do You Smile As You Wobble?

There comes a time in everyones life, when they enter what I call 'The Wobble Zone'.  This place is the 'no mans land' between the life they are comfortable with, and the better life they seek.

'The Wobble Zone' can be a tough nut to crack.

It can cause doubt, worry, nausea - even panic attacks.  In fact, the easiest way to ease your suffering is to step backwards into your old life, and return to your old habits.

That feels great for a while.
  You convince yourself you didn't want that thing anyway.  However, if you really want that change in your life - from a new relationship to a career change, a house move or a new car, you HAVE TO travel through The Wobble Zone.

My name is Curtis Rivers, and as a movie stuntman and adventurer, I've spent a great deal of my life in this Wobble Zone.  I've had to become very comfortable in this seemingly hostile place, and in doing so – I’ve learned to navigate this strange place between your current reality and the one you dream of.