During the last 2 years I have been working on a project that means a great deal to me and in which I have invested a lot of time, energy and money. I believe in it and that it will succeed with all my heart and that I am ready to give whatever it takes to see it through. I have been sharing this with some of my friends, family, anyone that seemed interested and now you, and every time I am opening the subject I get enthusiastic about it.
The project is called: show me how Valentin.
Yes, you are right. The project is about me and how I plan to get myself as close as possible to the best version of myself. For this project to succeed I knew from the beginning I will need to be 100% devoted and get as many people as possible involved.
First let me explain where the name came from.
Like most of you I have had ups and downs, both in my personal and professional life. Had several things that got be back on my feet each time. Either a carrying friend beside me willing to listen and throw a good piece of advice, a good book or sometimes simply by myself.
One element was common to all of the cases. The talks. To another person or monolog.
I don’t know about you but I created a habit of taking about my issues. Not to be misunderstood…not complaining, …talking. Seems to relieve me of some of the pressure associated with the situation and helped me come up with answers or even solutions.
However, each and every time, something had to follow the discussions, and that something is called action. This is where the name comes in. Having that new piece of information provided by the answer or solution derived from all the talking I had to transform it in tangible results. Show me how, forced me to get things done, to take immediate action.
Having this new focus, I basically switched my state, not allowing myself to be down anymore. As I was reading somewhere: there are no unresourceful people, only unresourceful states.
But what about what gets us in those unfulfilling, low self-esteem, unpowering states.
A lot of things, but my purpose here is not to concentrate on what can or could go wrong but rather on what should we do to avoid allowing ourselves to reach those states. I will ask you to follow me with your mind while I offer you some very useful information, I got fromm Tony Robbins after attending one of his UPW(Unleash the Power Within 4 day event) event in London. Awesome experience by the way.
First of all you have to understand that focus attracts energy (“Where focus goes, energy follows”). What I am trying to say is that the best way of avoiding lower states of body, mind and spirit is to stay focus on something else, and what better thing than growth.
An extraordinary life comes from an unrelenting commitment to focus on constant improvement in these 7 areas of live:
While all seven areas of life are important, there is a hierarchy that creates peak performance and fulfillment. For example, if you don’t master your body—your capacity to maximize your health, energy and vitality—all the money, career success or contribution in the world will be worthless. You can’t experience an extraordinary quality of life without the vehicle that’s going to help you create it.
Or, if you spend your time trying to solve all your relationship problems, but you haven’t even mastered your emotions, it’s a recipe for disaster. Without mastering meaning and emotion, you will always be at the mercy of life’s challenges. Having a firm grasp of your emotions frees you to be proactive rather than reactive to changes you face.
Similarly, you must determine how you focus and spend your time in order to create a successful career. Once you’ve discovered how to add value in your work/career/mission, you can create a plan to grow your wealth. Spiritual growth and your capacity to celebrate and contribute are at the top because you can’t enjoy the fruits of your labor until you’ve sowed the right seeds.
Source: Tony’s training website
So what’s left for you to do is think of aspects of your life that could benefit of some growth and improvement and tell yourself: Show me how, and get moving.
Don’t hesitate to write to me if you think I might be able to help.