Knowing we don’t “already know” is wise because it acknowledges that what we “already know” has an expiration date. Everything is constantly changing, including people. To succeed in life, we must commit to a difficult task and then perform a balancing act. First we must spur our minds to be active when they would rather not be. Then we must balance the awareness of constant change with the need for the day-to-day facts we use to make the predictions and plans our lives and businesses require. ..
I recently had the opportunity to reconnect with my old friend Steve. Growing up, we were neighbors and best pals. Steve and I started hanging out as babies and continued to do so until we were about 13 years old. We’ve stayed in touch over our many years. We have fun catching up and reminiscing about the old neighborhood, the status of old friends, our families, and our lives in general. …….
Whether I’m supplying prompts to my coaching clients to help them write to get to clarity on their values and goals or sharing the powerful impact of using writing to tell your story, I have seen the power of the process of writing. Today I want to talk about why I love to write, and why I want to encourage you to write mindfully and often.