Tick tock. Tick tock. Time is slipping away from you. Days go by and you have no idea if you've gotten anything done.
Do you ever feel just gosh darn lazy or maybe you hear yourself say, "I don't have enough time"?
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So: Are you ready to stop the culprit from eating your time up? It's a menace, isn't it? That thing that you do without thinking, sometimes with a vengeance? Almost feels, at times, like you can't stop yourself?
No more. It's time to stop it now. Here's your Fearless Living Boot Camp Challenge, Day 13:
For the next 24 hours, NO COMPLAINING.
That's it. Your assignment all day is to stop yourself the minute you hear a complaint start to come out of that sweet little mouth of yours. Or maybe you don't say it, but you think it. No more complaining in that brain of yours, either.
What I've discovered is, complaining steals your energy, time and money away. Complaining just sucks you dry of passion, motivation and purpose. I've seen it happen with thousands of people, because one of the first assignments I give my private clients is the very one I am giving you now.
I ask my clients to keep track of every complaint that comes up. For how long? A week. Sometimes two. Maybe three. They discover what I am telling you...
Your spark doesn't have time to turn into a flame if you keep dousing it with complaints about how you can't do this, or how no one will help you do that, or how no one understands you.
I know. Those complaints all sound so REAL and FEEL so true... until you get perspective (from a kick-in-the-butt life coach or a super good friend), and then you see them for the self-imposed hurdles they really are. They're getting in the way of the life you want to live.
Your job is to turn every complaint into an opportunity to grow, to ask for something, to speak up, to change your mind, to take responsibility for your part, to DO SOMETHING proactive.
Complaints don't help you. They drown you in the muck and mire of your life. Don't swim in that stuff. Get out of that mud and give up complaining for the next 24 hours.
Go ahead. Do it. I can't wait to hear how your mood shifts, your attitude opens up and how you find yourself walking with a lighter step as you go forward to tackle your day.
This is going to be sooooo good. :)
It's already Day 13 of Boot Camp, so by now, you know what to do. Go to socialworkout.com/fearlessliving and give yourself some points. Is not complaining for a full day a Stretch, Risk or Die for you? Grab those points, because I want you to WIN.
You could win my bestselling book, Fearless Living, or you could win THREE private one-on-one sessions with me, or my kick-butt Fearless Living Training Program. And of course, you'll receive the best gift of all: BECOMING FEARLESS!
To join the Boot Camp and log your fearless activity, use the Social Workout-powered widget just below. If you're a Facebook member, simply click the "Connect" button. To sign up with your email, cheer on your fellow enlistees, and see all the inspiring commentary, go to the Boot Camp homepage!
If you know anyone who uses lack of time as an excuse, please share this blog with them. Let's quit complaining and get into action. Spread the word. Let's become Fearless!
P.S. Don't forget: If you missed previous Boot Camp posts, you can catch them by clicking here, then just clicking the appropriate links. C'mon -- there's plenty of time to sign up and join this life-changing challenge!
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