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No Goals, No Problem!

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This post is for all of you who have ZERO GOALS for the New Year but do want to do something progressive towards a great 2019 whilst you figure life out.
 
Not having goals for the year isn’t anything to feel bad about, sometimes we just don’t know where we’re going next, and that’s ok.
 
Nothing blooms all year round and so if you’re not feeling bloomy but are committed to growing a great life there is one simple practice that can be cultivated in order to allow for life to unfold in alignment with your purpose.
 
Two years
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ago (and possibly the year before that) I didn’t know what I wanted for the year ahead and yet it became a landmark year.  Whilst everyone else was hailing the hustle, I simply got my head down and went to work on feeding my soul.

Sometimes we measure success by what we do and achieve, other times by who we are and have become.”

..|..
 
January 2017 life was good; I had my own business (The Butler),  lots of time to spend with my daughter, very flexible working hours, sustained personal health and fitness levels and consistent energy.

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 On a scale of 1-10, had you asked me how content I was, I’d have said about an 8 or 9 across the board.
 
Though I wasn’t especially looking for a change (because why change what’s good?!) , I knew I wanted to be open to whatever the year had in store and part of me knew there was more.
 
My simple belief at the start of the year, was that the success of 2017 would rise or fall on my growth as a person.  That was it.
 
I began reading in earnest.
By the end of January, (four books in) the genie was out the lamp.  I began
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to wake up inside like never before.  Even though I was already committed to growing a great life, it was as if I’d discovered the other floors the elevator stops at for those who have the access code.
 
As I allowed myself to be mentored by the authors of the books I read, a few months in I discovered what I believed to be a calling for my life, A Place Within.
 
The context above is because none of it was the result of a ’goal’ I had.  This time of year especially, I know there will be many who find themselves with a big ’?’
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situation happening whilst everyone around them seems to know exactly what they want.
 
Far from looking to ’find my thing’, I simply followed my inner leanings, and allowed for my awakening consciousness to guide me into alignment with what my soul already knew.
 
”Through mentoring others,  I have had the amazing privilege of helping people connect their lives with their inner balance. There is nothing like seeing a life find new wind for its’ sails.”

 
If you find yourself knowing there’s a ’next level’ but you are

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not sure what that looks like yet, you can find more posts over on A Place Within, under the New Year menu where I’ve shared what I believe to be the markers for designing a great year including:
 

Keys To Designing Personal Success.
Breaking In New Habits Before They Break You.
The Change We Procrastinate About.

 
Goals or not, we can always take steps of positive action.  Here’s to an amazing year in 2019, it’s my privilege to share the journey with you!
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- 1 Jan 19

This post is for all of you who have ZERO GOALS for the New Year but do want to do something progressive towards a great 2019 whilst you figure life out.

 

Not having goals for the year isn’t anything to feel bad about, sometimes we just don’t know where we’re going next, and that’s ok.

 

Nothing blooms all year round and so if you’re not feeling bloomy but are committed to growing a great life there is one simple practice that can be cultivated in order to allow for life to unfold in alignment with your purpose.

 

Two years ago (and possibly the year before that) I didn’t know what I wanted for the year ahead and yet it became a landmark year.  Whilst everyone else was hailing the hustle, I simply got my head down and went to work on feeding my soul.

Sometimes we measure success by what we do and achieve, other times by who we are and have become.”

..|..

 

January 2017 life was good; I had my own business (The Butler),  lots of time to spend with my daughter, very flexible working hours, sustained personal health and fitness levels and consistent energy.  On a scale of 1-10, had you asked me how content I was, I’d have said about an 8 or 9 across the board.

 

Though I wasn’t especially looking for a change (because why change what’s good?!) , I knew I wanted to be open to whatever the year had in store and part of me knew there was more.

 

My simple belief at the start of the year, was that the success of 2017 would rise or fall on my growth as a person.  That was it.

 

I began reading in earnest.

By the end of January, (four books in) the genie was out the lamp.  I began to wake up inside like never before.  Even though I was already committed to growing a great life, it was as if I’d discovered the other floors the elevator stops at for those who have the access code.

 

As I allowed myself to be mentored by the authors of the books I read, a few months in I discovered what I believed to be a calling for my life, A Place Within.

 

The context above is because none of it was the result of a ‘goal’ I had.  This time of year especially, I know there will be many who find themselves with a big ‘?’ situation happening whilst everyone around them seems to know exactly what they want.

 

Far from looking to ‘find my thing’, I simply followed my inner leanings, and allowed for my awakening consciousness to guide me into alignment with what my soul already knew.

 

“Through mentoring others,  I have had the amazing privilege of helping people connect their lives with their inner balance. There is nothing like seeing a life find new wind for its’ sails.”

 

If you find yourself knowing there’s a ‘next level’ but you are not sure what that looks like yet, you can find more posts over on A Place Within, under the New Year menu where I’ve shared what I believe to be the markers for designing a great year including:

 

  • Keys To Designing Personal Success.
  • Breaking In New Habits Before They Break You.
  • The Change We Procrastinate About.

 

Goals or not, we can always take steps of positive action.  Here’s to an amazing year in 2019, it’s my privilege to share the journey with you!

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Olivia Beau

Old soul inside a 40-year-young body. Help others restore their life balance as The Balance Mentor. Mother to one. Live in a beautiful part of the globe, Yorkshire.

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