Everything you’ve been taught to believe would bring you success in life, you’ve achieved. Everything looks great on paper, but on the inside you feel empty and unfulfilled. You’ve lost your joy and your purpose. You’re wondering what is the point to everything you’ve accomplished in your life when you feel like you’re no longer making a difference?

Does any of this sound familiar to you?

✔️Working in a career that isn’t aligned with your values, and instead of making an impact it leaves you feeling drained every day with another piece of your soul missing?

✔️Staying in a relationship or maintaining friendships with people who don’t support you or resonate with who you are?

✔️Living your life based on the need for others approval of what you should do instead of following your dreams?

How do you get from where you are now, having lost your joy and your purpose to where you want to be, which is feeling fulfilled, full of joy, and living your life true to who you REALLY are?

The first step is awareness. The next step is being honest with yourself about what needs to change.

→Reassess your goals and values. Are your actions in alignment with what you believe in?

→Is your career giving you the autonomy you need to fully utilize your natural gifts/talents, skills, and life experience?

→Do your relationships with others energize you and compliment who you are or do they drain you?

Now it’s time to turn awareness and honesty with yourself about what isn’t working into action. Stop forcing yourself to stay in the career, chase the relationships, and live a lifestyle that isn’t true to who you really are.

1️⃣Commit to yourself that you’ll do whatever it takes to make it happen. The Universe shows up for you as much as you show up for yourself.

2️⃣Ask yourself “Who do I need to be, and what do I need to believe to have the life I want?”, then set clear intentions for how you want to move forward.

3️⃣Take inspired action that you receive intuitively. Often what we feel we need to do is different than what we think we need to do. Focus on following your heart, not your head. Remember that doing what you did, will only get you what you’ve got. Different action = different results.

4️⃣Stay focused on feeling “as if” you’ve already achieved your goals. Attention goes where energy flows. Allowing doubt and fear to take over will block you from getting to where you want to be.

5️⃣Be open all the ways God/The Universe can help you achieve your goals. Your prayers will be answered in ways you can never imagination. Trying to define what is and isn’t possible only blocks what you want from coming to you.

It’s time to put an end to what is no longer working for you in your life. Staying where you are now, won’t be worth the price you’ll pay.

?If you’re ready to get your joy and purpose back and you’d like some help, I’d love to support you on your journey. Connect with me here for a complimentary clarity session to learn more.

Originally published here on LinkedIn, April 9, 2018