But, if you have nothing at all to create, then perhaps you create yourself.Carl Gustav Jung
I like a lot this quote. In its simplicity, it gives us a clear message. We can create the life we want. In a world that offers us almost everything, we have the chance to become conscious creators of ourselves. It takes a long time to fully understand this. Sometimes it takes years full of mistakes. Finally, it’s worth trying.
Think carefully about every aspect of your life
A clear vision is a godsend. For many of us, life is simply there and we rarely think about how it should look like. It’s a huge mistake. Being able to rethink the way we want to live is crucial. This can be done in many areas, and the following questions can help you:
How do I want to look like?
What kind of work is right for me?
Do I want to have children?
What kind of people do I want to surround myself with?
How I would like my house to look like?
Where do I see myself in a few years?
Think about what questions will be right for you. Make your list and be honest with yourself. Let them be your compass on the way to what you desire with all your heart. It’s worth to outline your vision with the smallest details. Only thanks to this you will be able to determine what you truly want.
Get to know yourself well
Give yourself time to get to know yourself well. Although it sounds quite trivial, it’s not that simple. We should get to know each other as we try to know our best friend or partner. With all our pros and cons. It’s worth observing your behavior and energy level that accompanies you every day. When do you feel natural and at ease? When do you get tired the fastest? Where do you like to stay? What wouldn’t you do if you didn’t have to? These are just a few questions that can lead you to the right answers. It’s also worth remembering that the body gives us a lot of knowledge about ourselves. Thanks to it, we sense subtle signs and experience how our intuition works. It’s worth listening to our inner voice because the body is never wrong.
Don’t waste your precious energy
We usually have no idea how much energy we are wasting every day. We often complain, are interested in others, or worry about things that we have no control over. All this means that we think little about ourselves. However, if we focused all this life-giving energy on creating the life we want, we would quickly discover our huge potential. Then it would turn out that we have more time and fewer worries than we think. Once again, the key is giving enough attention to the clear vision of our lifestyle.
Learn how to quit
Like in sculpture, we can leave only the best in our lives. To do this we must learn to quit. What do I mean by that? Giving up everything that doesn’t fit us anymore. Choose what you love, what you want to do, who you want to invite to your life, the values you identify with and discard the rest. Choose a precise lifestyle. Stick to your assumptions and be consistent in your choices. It will simplify and ennoble your life. You will feel relief and peace because you will always know where to go back.
Last but not least, a beautiful quote to remind ourselves about the immense potential we carry inside:
We know what we are, but know not what we may be.William Shakespeare