LIFE OUT LOUD
When's the last time you made a conscious decision? Chances are you made about 35,000 of them yesterday (not a typo).
Did you make this decision based on necessity, or comfort? Limiting beliefs or the understanding that you are limitless? Was it influenced by your inner child or your older wiser self? Did you meditate/journal on it or did it just kind of fall into place?
I've been in a practice of intentional decision making over the last few weeks for something I'm personally working through. Upon this, I came across a 7-part meditation series all around making a decision. At first, the thought of taking 7 days to meditate on just one single decision amongst the 34,999 other decisions I'm making felt alarming, but then I knew it was just what was actually needed.
Now sure, I've taken time to make many decisions in my life. Days. Weeks. Months... we all have. But I wanted to give this particular experience a try. So I went through the series and it was more than I could have imagined. Maybe because I've not gone through this exact process before, but I came out with more clarity about myself, a deeper appreciation for the value of stopping to pause and a better understanding on why I make certain decisions the way that I do.
So the next time you might be feeling stuck on a decision, I invite you to step back and try these few daily practices: