Who You Don’t Want to Be – Day 232 of 365 Days to a Better You

Best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert wrote, “You take whatever works from wherever you can find it, and you keep moving toward the light.”

It would be fantastic if the wind pushing the ship of your dreams was always a positive, encouraging wind. You would be perpetually propelled forward by a vision of who you want to be. And, on the whole, you should seek that energy as often as possible.

There are periods, though, when it’s tough to summon the sunshine. On those days when the top of your mountain is socked in and it’s hard to imagine your best self, consider Gilbert’s words. Take “whatever works from wherever you can find it.”

If you aren’t able to take a positive step toward who you want to be, at least take a step away from who you don’t want to be anymore. If that’s the best energy you can generate today, then let it propel you until you can bring better energy to the struggle.

In short, use propulsion to push you forward whenever you can. But, don’t dismiss the power of repulsion as a back up power source. Keep the ship moving, no matter the mental weather.

Keep digging, my friends. Your dreams are one day closer than ever before!



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Ray Davis - The Affirmation Spot

I am the Founder of The Affirmation Spot, author of Annuanki Awakening, and co-founder of 6 Sense Media. My latest books are the Anunnaki Awakening: Revelation (Book 1 of a trilogy) and The Power to Be You: 417 Daily Thoughts and Affirmations for Empowerment. I have written prolifically on the topics of personal development and human potential for many years. By day, I write sales training for Fortune 100 company. I began studying affirmations and positive thinking after a life-threatening illness at 25. My thirst for self-improvement led him to read the writings of Joseph Campbell, Wayne Dyer, Deepak Chopra, Neale Donald Walsch, and many other luminaries in the fields of mythology and motivation. Over time, I have melded these ideas into my own philosophy on self-development. I have written, recorded, and used affirmations and other tools throughout that time to improve my own life and I have a passion for helping other reach for their goals and dreams. Ray holds a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Secondary Education in Social Studies from University of Kansas. He lives in Spring Hill, Ks with his wife.

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