It’s easy to drift through life. Feeling blown about. Not really planting ourselves in the things that matter most to us, but letting people, life, and circumstances push us where they will. Funny thing is, it’s always easier to spot the drift in others. In their marriage, health, hobbies or kids. It’s kind of hard to watch. Drifting through the things that do matter, existing but barely living.
Not that all drift is bad…your quit list should be long, but it should never show up in the areas of our life most important to us.
Sometimes we can be killing it in one area, maybe our money, but drifting in others.
How do we put some stakes down and lay claim to the ground that we really care about?
This is kind of a part two to Time to Quit. First, we need to quit to make space in our life. To free up some time, energy and money. Then we can really show up and lean in.
Show Up and Lean In
Amazing, fun and unexpected things happen when people show up and lean into something that matters to them. I’ve spent most of my adult life in roles helping people show up and lean in. I’ve seen how incredible the results can be when that happens. And how lackluster and boring the results are when people just drift.
What if we make this year the year we really show up and start to lean in to the things that matter most to us? What does that even look like?
Drift: Marriage can often look like ships passing in the night. Or a work remote team trying to manage work projects.
Show up: Showing up in your marriage might be taking 30 minutes a