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Change is hard (or so we think)

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Change is hard. That’s what we tend to believe. But that’s just a belief.

Getting started on any improvement plan feels hard, like beginning a diet or a new exercise routine. Getting going and making it part of your routine is really the difficult part. Finding the willpower to carry through can feel difficult, too—especially when we try to change alone.

This is true of anything, such as learning to balance your checkbook or pay the bills on time—if this is not your habit; keeping your home uncluttered and clean—if this is not your normal way of living; or going out to make friends or socialize—if you are shy or prefer to stay at home (but you feel lonely); or working less—if you tend to be a workaholic.

Yet, if you want your life to be different—if you want balance, if you want to live more fully (if you want anything that you don’t have right now)—you have to change. It’s that simple. You have to do something differently. You have to break your habits.

Decide to Change

In fact, I can change in an instant by simply making a decision. Change my thought or belief, change my corresponding actions, change my results. That’s the way it works for all of us. That’s how we change our habits and behavior. That’s how you change, too.

Change your thoughts or beliefs, change your corresponding actions, change your results. That’s the way it works for all of us. That’s how you change your habits and behavior.

You also have to change the thought that change is hard as well. Decide change is easy. Decide to take action on your decision—whatever that decision might be.

How to Live More Fully

If you adopt this attitude and these behaviors, change becomes easy, your life changes and you’ll live a more balanced and full life as well.

You will only live this life once. Don’t find yourself on your deathbed wishing you’d lived it differently.

Be honest… Do you have balance in your life? Do you live your life fully? If you found yourself on your deathbed tomorrow, would you be satisfied with how you had lived?

Or do you also want to create a more balanced life? Are there things you’d like to change about how you live?

Would you like to create more fulfilling relationships or a more satisfying job? Would you like to have more income or a less debt, more fun and less stress? Would you like to live in a more healthy manner or spend your time differently? What would make you feel as if you were living your life more fully in all areas?

This year, live a balanced and full life. Take the Living Fully Challenge and discover how to live more fully in 12 areas of your life. If you are interested in finding out more—and changing your life for the better this year, click here. Start creating the life you desire one month at a time.

Don’t wait; start living your life fully now.

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