Are you dealing with other people’s CRAP?
If you reflect for a moment and think about all the things you’ve wanted to do and either haven’t or couldn’t do, there’s a likely chance that other people’s CRAP has held you back. CRAP – simply put: other people’s Criticism of you, other people’s Rules on how you should live your life and what you should do, other people’s Assumptions of you and why you’re not doing what they think you should do, and other people’s Problems – things people dump on you that you take on full force thereby putting your own desires on the back burner.
Okay so that was a long. loaded mouthful. But think about it! How much better off would you be if all of the CRAP were eliminated from your life? People will spend a lot of time worrying about what you are doing when their lives need serious attention. Now don’t get me wrong. I’m all for people intervening if they see a friend or relative going off the rails, but for the most part when it comes to positive advancement, you need to take charge of your own life – and believe that you can!
Each area of CRAP will be explored in the blogs to follow each Sunday and Thursday evening (for now). But in the meantime I encourage you to journey through the week ahead without regard to what others think about you. Revisit that one thing you’ve wanted to do, that one goal you’ve wanted to achieve and take a bold step toward getting it done!