If Your Life Were a Movie, How Many Stars Would You Give It?
Don’t Like It
Really Like It
We hope you gave your life 5 stars. It’s awesome to wake up every morning feeling good about yourself, your relationships, your health, your finances, your work, and your spiritual life. So kudos to you if you love your life!
If you gave yourself 4 stars, that’s also really cool. We’re guessing that means you’re happy with most of the areas of your life, and may just have a couple things you’d like to change. All in all, a very good place to be.
Now if you gave yourself 3 stars, you may be in the toughest spot of all. You don’t love your life, but you don’t hate it either. When your life is OK (comfortable and familiar), you don’t have a strong incentive to change. Well, unless you’re one of those weird people who would actually prefer to LOVE your life.
If you gave your life 1 or 2 stars, you do have a powerful reason to change. Sure, you could just keep living your life like you are now and doing whatever gets you through the day: venting (a euphemism for complaining), blaming other people or circumstances for your lot in life, staying busy, watching TV, or drinking heavily. But at the end of the day, you’ll still be unhappy with your life.
We have experienced what it feels like to not love your life, so if you rated your life between 1 and 4 stars we’re here to help you get to 5 stars. (Five-stars, you’re dismissed. You have your “A” and can go home now.)
At Champions of Powerful Living, we believe that everyone has the potential to live a 5-star life. Depending on where you are now, that might seem like a stretch. That’s OK if you have your doubts; for now just assume you could add one or two more stars to your life satisfaction…would it be worth some effort to get there?
It’s not luck or circumstances that cause lasting happiness and a great life. As we frequently discuss in our self-improvement blog, it’s your beliefs, your thoughts, your actions, and your habits that determine your life satisfaction. If you want a life you’ll love, you have to first become aware of what is keeping you from having it (hint: it’s you; it’s not “them”). Then you have to make the necessary changes to close the gap between the life you want and the life you have.
Now there’s a hard way to do this, and an easier way. (Sorry, there really isn’t an “easy” way.) The hard way is trial and error…you know, where you just keep trying different things to improve your life until you find something that works. The easier way is to follow principles of personal development that have worked well for other people.
We like easier, so here is how we can help you get your 5-star life:
- STEP 1: READ Wake Up to Powerful Living: 12 Principles to Transform Your Life! This 100-page book provides you with core principles that will help you establish the foundation for a happier life. Just as there are fundamentals you must learn for any sport, artistic endeavor, or business; there are also certain fundamentals that are the basis for creating a life you’ll love. If you prefer listening to reading, the book is also available as a 2-CD set.
- STEP 2: USE the Companion Workbook to Wake Up to Powerful Living to help you apply the 12 principles to your specific life circumstances. For each principle, we provide you with Key Points, Action Steps (which include a series of questions that pertain to your life), and Reminders. There’s also a worksheet to help you track your progress.
- STEP 3: ADD the Become a Champion Self-Coaching Program to learn 7 key steps to achieve any goal. This program helps you achieve the results you desire working at your own pace. If you prefer to work directly with a coach to achieve your goals more quickly, you may be interested in a personal coaching session.
- STEP 4: FREE – SIGN UP for Your Monthly Motivator newsletter via the sign-up box at the top of the sidebar. Once a month, you’ll receive helpful information on ways to improve your life. For example, some past newsletters have focused on how to take action when you feel overwhelmed, how to build your confidence, and how to move from a fixed to a growth mindset.