A new year and a new decade can bring a sense of opportunity and urgency. Many feel that this is the time to start anew, to change things up and to – hopefully – realize their big dreams.
But for many, the start of a new year can also trigger feelings of anxiety and overwhelm. If a fresh start is around the corner – how can you know what that means for you specifically? What are the opportunities that you would like to seize? And do you have what it takes to make it?
But here’s the deal: holding yourself back from knowing will hold you back from taking action. And without action, you’ll remain exactly where you are. There is no such thing as perfect information – and you really don’t even need it!
What you need to make 2020 your year, is the mindset that you know enough. Enough to take action. Enough to create progress. Enough to find the missing pieces and adjust as you go along.
THIS is the key difference between those who progress and those who stay put. It’s not having it all – it’s knowing that you have enough to get started.
Wishing you a happy, healthy and wealthy 2020!
PS. If the prospect of change and growth are making you feel overwhelmed, here are two things you can do:
1. Put yourself in a state of knowing.
You don’t know less than anybody else. Really – you don’t! You’re probably just better at ignoring important signals. To know what you want from this new year, or even for the decade, start by taking yourself seriously. Listen to your dreams. Listen to your gut. And when you get a hunch, be generous to yourself by daring to explore it.
2. Stop looking for THE passion.
If you’re holding off important decisions while waiting to find out what your TRUE passion is – then this is the time to stop! You can have many passions at the same time; and your passions may change over time. It doesn’t need to be perfect. It needs to be good enough. There’s a sweet spot where your passion fills a hole in the market. Start with that. See where it takes you. And be open for opportunities to integrate more JOY into your life.