by Maria Marsala
Summary: If you're living a less-than-joyful life, the first step is to step back and discover where you are out of balance. Then you can take steps and find the help you need to build a joyful, satisfying life.
When it comes to living "out of control", often, you're the last person to truly realize it. It is so easy to become caught up in a cycle or circle of negativity, self-sabotaging, struggle, adrenaline addiction (or another addiction) or even depression. Sometimes "out of control" shows its face with us trying to control every outward person, place or thing possible. Other times, you may notice that you never have enough time or you're always working on some important project - never really enjoying yourself. It many start so innocently and then before you know it, you're caught up in the muck!
What can you do? Check your joy rate. Take the quiz below and download the PDF file for the Life Fulfillment Assessment www.ElevatingYourBusiness.com/documents/LifeFulfillment.doc. Take a look at the important areas of your life.. Personal and Spiritual Growth? Relationships with Others? Career and Business? Finance and Money? Play and Recreation? Health? Physical Environment? Where are you out of balance? Sometimes, all you may need to get back on track is a reminder. Start empowering yourself on a higher level than you have ever empowered yourself before. Take notice of how you feel, what you're doing, what you're saying and what actions you are or aren't taking. Get back in touch with your values and priorities. Start removing the negative things in your life you're tolerating or holding onto from the past. Also the people you're attracting into your life are good mirrors of how you're being.
On a scale of 1-10 how satisfied are you with the life you've been blessed with?
If you've identified yourself in the list above, the next question to answer is what are you going to do about it? Use the updated analogy below to see what assistance you may require at this time in your life. Sometimes, we even can use the assistance of a few people and new friends, too.
So do it now! Take back control of your life. Empower yourself. Grow. Change your attitude. And you'll develop the life you were meant to live!
© 2014 Elevating Your Business. Maria Marsala specializes in guiding independent financial professionals; accountants, CPAs, advisors, brokers, RRs, and RIAs, to increase their P.E.P - profitability, efficiency and productivity. For 20 years on Wall Street, she helped retail financial professionals sell more and secure loyal clients. Have you tried to acquire more clients and found that your system is no longer working? Then it's time to uncover the areas of your business screaming for your immediate attention and those that deserve a big hurrah! Request Maria's Empire Builder Kit (free) at www.ElevatingYourBusiness.com
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