Are you doing what you REALLY want to do?
It's a simple question, but the answer doesn't always come right out. Whether it be a job, business, or career, many of us aren't doing what we would ideally love to do on a daily basis.
So many things outside of ourselves determine what we spend most of our time on. From financial obligations and responsibilities to fears and doubts about our ability to do "more".
In my personal development course, Mind Rehab, I developed an assessment that includes an acronym for helping determine if you are doing what you really want to do, and how to identify what "it" is.
Are you doing what you R.E.A.L.L.Y. want?
Right- Is your goal, career, or business right for you? Do you have the gifts, talents, and abilities to do "it" well?
Enjoy- Do you enjoy what you are doing? Are you constantly watching the clock waiting for the day to be over, or do you wake up in the morning in eager expectation of the day ahead?
Always- We are what we think about all day long. A good indicator of what you really want is what you always are thinking about or think about the most.
Love- It's hard to do something day in and day out well and with excellence without love. You have to have a passion and a drive to endure the pain, sacrifice, and perseverance that comes along with what you really want.
Leave- This is simply asking yourself, is it worth it? Is it worth the sacrifices you have made and the things you may have to leave behind or stop doing?
You- What's the motivation for what you are doing? Is it the "responsible" thing to do or what the opinions of others have persuaded you to do? What you R.E.A.L.L.Y. want to do should come from YOU.
Here's a Mind Rehab tip: You can't do what you REALLY want to do without first being who you REALLY are!