New Year’s resolutions seem like pass-fail, Type-A behavior, don’t they? As ChangeMakers, it’s important for us to be personally sustainable, to thrive, and to show up clear, strong and open to the people and causes that are important to each of us. What if instead of making a resolution, you set a series of intentions? Fuel your thinking to discover how setting intentions creates space for change and learning in 2015 with these questions.
When you don’t pay attention to your personal “phantom loads,” you end up spending precious life force energy that could be used on more creative or innovative endeavors. Are you wasting the energy you need to be an effective ChangeMaker? Check out this list of energy wasters, and learn how to become your own personal energy manager!
It’s a pretty safe bet that if you ask someone how they’re doing this month, they’ll answer with some variation of “I’m busy”. The question is, busy with what? Become a true ChangeMaker and explore sitting still as a way of falling in love with the world and everything in it. Read Pico Iyer’s book of learning to take care of his loved ones, do his job, and hold on to some direction in a madly accelerating world.