At this point I make a commitment to write either before and/or on Mondays, because it really is about getting the whole week off to a good start , celebrating the great moments of living a good life at the end of the week and then some.
As I gradually starting searching about loving what I do, and doing what I love or just learning the love the life that I am leading right now, at each moment, I have slowly moved from the how-to’s to the why-to’s.
From the how-to
What steps do I need to do, what are the action plans do I need to take, what are the considerations… The list goes on, and (not surprisingly) the list never gets fillled up or completely ticked off. I spent so much time on the lists, I basically stayed in the same spot for the entire duration.
Frankly, I do not believe that throwing planning and considerations out the window works. Everything is about balance – extremes at some points, never always in the boring middle. Balance, rather than the average of everything, is about not getting stuck at the extremes.
And here is where I was getting stuck in a comfortable zone turning to be an extreme zone, planning, re-planning, drawing steps, learning the mechanics of how to put one step forward, while the world of action zoomed past me.
Now here is the paradox (and I do love when some do juxtapose against each other): while staying in the how-to and getting stuck in one spot, the way to move forward was always in the why-to which originated in the same spot.
Everyone (together with me now) …huh?
Breaking it down – the way forward, to zip into the line of action, to embrace the flow of life, to move, to dream & then to create … lay in embracing the “why”. What drives the motivation, why do I keep searching? By bringing everything to this moment, being present, the “why” easily surfaces.
Because I love to dream.
Because I love to create.
Because I love to expand.
Because I love the flow of nature, not struggling against the tide.
Because I seek to understand.
Journeys evolve because we keep moving forward at each step of the way, and the evolution allows us to grow. Which is why it is oh-so-important to fully comprehend, ingrain, live the phrase: that it’s about the journey, not only about the destination.