It’s easy -- really, really easy to track the losses. We do it all the time. Constantly tallying up the disappointments and every last place where we feel we fell off of our path. Couldn’t close the deal. Fell short. Fell down. Struck out. Zigged when we could have, should have zagged. When they didn’t show up. The no thank you’s.
But given how much you resist “easy” anyway, let’s not do that.
Let’s go for the hard instead.
Let’s track the wins.
Scan the past 10 days and note the many many graces that wound their way to you.
The unsolicited invitations. The just because cards. The manna from heaven new client. The I miss you texts. The can you lead on this vote of confidence from your boss. The whispers of encouragement from unseen forces. The delightful review from a fan (you have a fan!!). The can you read this over because I trust you requests. The yeses. Every.single. I see you acknowledgment.
And of course
It’s not just about the nods of recognition (though don’t they feel like great swaths of velvet?) Let’s also track the moments you felt your own power.
You felt your own yes-ness. You came face-to-face with your purpose. You stood your ground. You made the call. You kept on going…even when.