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We Accept Reality…

WE ACCEPT THE REALITY OF THE WORLD WITH WHICH WE ARE PRESENTED

Now, I know you might think this is a no-brainer…

“Of course we do! What else would we do in our lives? Pretend something else is real??’

But have a think about how you learned EVERYTHING!

From how to tie your shoelaces to how to behave in public

You learned all of that from someone else

Right?

You had to!

Growing up, children don’t magically know how to behave, what to think or do.

So we have people there to tell us.

  • Our parents
  • Teachers
  • Preachers
  • Siblings
  • Aunts, uncles, grandparents
  • School
  • Religion
  • Culture
  • Even TV! (and so many other forms of media – now more than ever!)

And they guide us the best way they know how.

Everything around us is telling us what to think and how to behave

And sometimes we rebel, sometimes we don’t

But as little sponges, growing up, we take it all on!

Because we’re not quite developed enough to start thinking for ourselves.

And sometimes, by the time we are, it’s a little too late

We get to be adults and we realised that what we’ve learned doesn’t work for us.

It might not be actually something we agree with.

It worked for other people when they wanted us to agree with them

But now?

Now we’ve started to question that world we were presented with.

Is it real?

Is it true?

Is it what really matters to us?

Does it make us feel good?

And sometimes we find that the answer is…

No.

So what do we do?

What do YOU do?

You feel out of place…

You start to question everything from your childhood and past experiences

Did you go wrong somewhere?

If everyone agrees and you’re the odd one out, does that mean something is wrong with you?

Maybe are you finally challenging the ‘reality’ you were presented with.

You might finally say ‘Thanks… but no thanks!’

You might want something different for yourself

Maybe you’re realising that it didn’t just happen when you were a kid, but you’re questioning the reality around you NOW…

Because we just assume it’s all accurate, don’t we?

But we’re not here to follow in everyone else’s footsteps.

You’re not here to be a carbon copy of someone else.

Or to never question what’s been told to you.

You’re here to look beyond that.

To discover what’s really out there.

And more importantly…

What you’re really capable of.

Your mind is a powerful thing, and just as it took on some big, scary concepts when you were a child, it can take on new concepts now.

It can realise that you’re far more powerful than you’ve given yourself credit for.

Your mind is an amazing thing – and it can always learn.

It can learn new ways to be, new ways to think, and new processes to follow.

Why?

For the purpose of being better than you were yesterday.

To be the best you can be.

To take control of the potential that’s inside you and put it towards something that’s really meaningful to you.

And not just because you think you should

And not because it’s been a reality that’s been presented to you that you’ve accepted.

But because it’s what YOU want.

What do you think?

How often do you really challenge the reality that you’re presented with?

How often do YOU challenge the limits you’ve put on yourself and others have put on you?

And… what would happen if you did it differently?