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Unleash Your Inner Tiger

Unleash Your Inner Tiger

The lovely Pamela Slim from the Escape from Cubicle Nation blog has a nice entry about stifling your passion and creativity and how to unleash it again.

  • We are told at an early age that our fire and passion is not “appropriate.”
  • We see others around us conforming to “safe” lives and we don’t want to stand out.
  • We tell ourselves lies to feel better.

People shouldn’t have to live lives they’re not excited about, or at least enjoy. Is the fire inside dwindling?

    • Acknowledge that it is there. Stop pretending that everything is ok if it isn’t.
    • Pay attention to your body. Tense muscles, stomach problems, anxiety and trouble sleeping are all signs that you are trying too hard to control your creative impulses.
    • Stop with the mind-numbing substances. Another sign that your creativity is stifled is when you have to down two glasses of wine when you get home from work just to calm your nerves.
    • Agree to take action. If you have been living an un-fulfilling life, you may feel stuck, unmotivated and overwhelmed. But staying stagnant is not going to keep things the same – it will get much worse.
    • Own up to your lies. Whenever you find yourself saying “I have to do this …” or “so-and-so made me do this,” or “I am like this because …” stop, look in the mirror and say very clearly: “Up to this point, I have chosen to create a life that isn’t fulfilling. It isn’t working. Now I am choosing something different.”

Is your inner tiger choking on a short leash? – [GanasConsulting]

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