My body feels tight, and my muscles are sore from sitting hunched over my computer as I write.
“I really need to exercise more,” I think as I feel the tension in my shoulders. “I need to get in better shape.”
We all have those things that don’t match up with how we think our lives should be.
While our instinct might be to put something on our to-do list and muscle our way through making changes (often beating ourselves up with self-judgment when we fail), this rarely works.
“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” –-Carl G. Jung
Making a change requires self-compassion and knowing how to create intentions that set us up for success.
How Intentions Really Work
Imagine you have a problem in some area of your life where you would like to act differently.
While it might seem counter-intuitive, when setting intentions for…