Choose to become intentional about improving your life.
“Personal growth is the cornerstone of success.”
Do you ever feel stuck?
Stuck in a habit that you’d like to break? Not going where you want to go in your career? Not making progress in your relationships? Maybe you didn’t get the promotion at work, or the raise that you deserved. Maybe you’re not connecting with your spouse, or your kids just won’t listen to you.
Have you tried everything you can think of, but nothing seems to work? It just feels like you’re missing out on something important, something that other people seem to already know. What’s missing? If you could just figure it out, you could move forward in life.
Have you ever heard the expression, “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten?” Something needs to change. We can’t expect to get better results if we’re not willing to change how we do things. Forward progress requires growth.
Growth is the process that leads to life change.
For most of us, it’s not a question of if we want to change, but how. We want a better tomorrow. We have desires, dreams, and hopes. Maybe we have a habit we want to break. Or a goal we want to reach. Or a skill we want to develop.
We know instinctively that if we want our life to be different, we have to become different. In other words, we need to grow.
AND UNLIKE YOUR PHYSICAL HEIGHT, YOUR GROWTH AS A PERSON IS WITHIN YOUR CONTROL; you can do something about it. Isn’t that a relief? Each of us can grow and improve. If you choose to grow, and commit to taking steps of growth daily, you will be on your way to reaching your potential. If you keep learning and growing every day over the course of many years, you will be astounded by how far it will take you.
But I’m not saying that growth is always easy. It takes time, and it requires us to change. And that can be hard. But the rewards of growth far outweigh the sacrifices. When we commit to growing, we open the door to a meaningful life. We get the chance to make a positive impact on our world.