We all have those times when we doubt our path. We feel scared like it’s not working, we’ve taken the wrong turn somewhere or we’re just not doing something right. It’s a scary feeling like you’re lost in the dark somewhere down a lonely road and you just want to get back on the right road.
But what is the right road? How do you know when you’re on it? And how do you shake off that ‘scared’ and doubtful feeling?
If you’re literally going somewhere, it’s easy. Follow the signposts and keep walking and you know you’ll get there. Somewhere. But if you’re not sure of the endpoint, if the path is new and there are no signposts, how do you know if it’s ‘right’?
When you’re walking an untrodden path, there are no printed signs, so you have to look in different places for the signs to appear.
For me, ‘knowing’ that I’m on the ‘right’ path, is mostly about how I feel and how confident I am.
I’m a firm believer in that fact that there are no right or wrong paths, only chosen ones. We take a path, we make it work. Simple. There’s nothing to be scared about. The biggest thing is to make a conscious choice and follow the path with confidence and faith. There’s nothing worse than being on a path that you’re not confident with. You’re constantly looking around wondering if you’re lost, or you stop dead in your tracks – frozen in fear!
To feel confident, you have to renew your confidence, by checking in regularly and setting a new course even for one day, to take you to the next point. That involves making a defined decision about your next course of action. It’s almost instant, the feeling of doubt goes away and the purpose kicks in again and away you go!
To make a decision about your next course of action – try these 5 simple steps:
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