“So, yes, it is possible to be moving forward and yet not be able to get where you are going.”

You know, you can be moving forward and still not getting where you want to go.

I work with a lot of people who get stuck, frozen and paralyzed with inaction, and sometimes they stay that way for a long time. Suddenly, they have filled their time and their lives with distractions, excuses and obligations. They feel confused without realizing that confusion is a form of self-sabotage. If you wait for confusion to turn to clarity on its own, you will wait a very long time.

Lately, though, I have had some clients showing up who, by all appearances, are moving forward. They have created success in their lives in some areas, only to realize now that their success does not align with their core values, and that often they have forfeited what is important to them, their dreams and their heart’s desires, in the process. Then something happens. Life changes. Suddenly, they find themselves facing a major life moment or anticipating one, and they come face to face with their utter dissatisfaction at the state of their lives.

But, hey, they are go-getters, action-takers, and they are used to digging in and making things happen. And so they plod on. Yet, inside nothing miraculous changes. They may receive awards and accolades, many of them receive pretty hefty paychecks, and they have nice things to show for it. When they look around, the things they want most are not present, and they can’t figure out how to get them.

The solution lies in our energy, in our thoughts and beliefs and in the very actions we are taking and not taking. When we look at what we really want, the way to it at first isn’t clear. We must unravel what appears on the surface and dive deeper.

Working with energy is amazing. We can literally change our world, and fast. I have women creating new lives for themselves in just 90 days. The secret is to begin to make these shifts and changes and create joy in your life now, and little by little, the energy of that grows, and things begin to show up in a different and better way, in a new way. The more joy you have, the better things get. And so on, and so on.

So, yes, it is possible to be moving forward and yet not be able to get where you are going.

We have a choice point in every moment, and every choice we make and action we take, moves us either towards or away from what we most desire. Nothing is neutral. This is one of the 9 Guiding Principles I use in my teachings and my work with my clients and students.

My Coach’s Request to You: Look where you are going. Whatever is showing up for you now is going to continue to show up for you if you keep doing what you’re doing. It may show up in different forms, but if you really pay attention, you will begin to see patterns and energies that are in play here.

Take some reflection and meditation time to revisit your core values. What do you want your life to look like? What is important to you? If we first create the Vision, then we can create everything else to build and support the life we desire. And that will bring us Joy, which will bring us even more of the life we desire, which will bring us even more Joy. If you have fallen out of the Cycle of fulfilled desires and Joy, YOU can create a better life now. You can make a decision to get moving in the direction of your dreams and desires. Think of steering a large ship or a jet airplane. Working with the energy and momentum that is being created and turning that around can be challenging at first, but once you reset your course, everything falls in line, and it gets easier and more effortless with every mile. And, the most important thing of all is, now you are moving forward in the right direction, and you will be able to get to where you are going.