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We want the new, but are stuck in the old…Why?
Why is it so hard to let go? Why do we return to our old habits and
automatic ways of thinking, feeling, or being? We work hard to heal
old wounds, but they keep returning with new faces. What is the
The story is us. The story is our inability to change.
To put it plainly, it is easier to keep being the old way. We may
not like it, but it is familiar.
Taking a stand to be
different can be difficult. You have to be different. Ask yourself
every time you start something out of habit, “Do I want to be this
way, do this, or think this?”
It can seem easier to accept
what you deem unacceptable than it is to dig deep to find the
courage and discipline to choose to be different.
of mastery applies here. What is the meaning of mastery? It is the
ability to make oneself. We decide to be a master, to undertake the
path of mastery. If you ‘make your self’ you practice until you
embody the new path you have chosen, until you are the new way.
Mastery exists only in the present moment, and it does take
practice. It is key that this path is undertaken without a singular
achievement in mind; it is about changing your patterns for the sake
of growth not hoping for a specific outcome.
Mastery is an
unending journey. It has peaks and plateaus, but never ends. With
time, a master is able to fully embody their path so it is a natural
way of being. To reach this state, continuous commitment is
required. Although this sounds difficult, look at a master’s face,
reflected in it is their state of serenity.
practice being different. It’s okay if you are not different right
away, it will take time and practice. In time you will become the
unhurried rhythms; focusing on the process and not the product. Once
you find this path, you will want to stay on it. Then suddenly the
old ways will be gone, and you have become the new!
month we will dive deeper into the topic of self-mastery!
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