Let’s call her Sarah: “My kids are driving me nuts! I took off work for this today!! My keys are locked in the car, I’m screaming for help, we are late to a doctor’s appointment, I’m banging my fists on the window because my 3-year old has locked the car. I can’t calm my kids down, ever! They never listen to me. This is my life every single day!”
And then, there is Nicholas: “My boss is always on my back. He finds every little thing wrong with my work, my outlook, my clothes. He’s just a crazy old B@$!@rd that doesn’t know what he’s doing. Why does this always seem to happen to me? This is the third job in a row where the boss is just not respectful to me!”
If we were to ask Sarah and Nicholas if this is what they want for their lives, we can be sure they would say, absolutely not! These are real people that we meet every day. Perhaps their scenario is a bit different, but the stressors are there – even in our own lives. Every second!
Each day seems to add more frustration from the previous day, until you have built one giant Chaos Dragon! It claws at you looking for more fodder to grow and destroy you, You have no choice but to give in, you say.
Let’s stop for a moment: If you give in, you give up. If you keep going the same way, you keep feeding the dragon. So, what is the solution, then?! You say: I’m about to crash here, and your talking about dragons. Give me the scoop on how to be that Whisperer thingy!”
Okay. Here you go!
Become the Chaos Dragon Whisperer by following these steps:
1. Wield your Power: Know What you Want
What lifestyle do I reeaallly want for myself? What makes that important to me? What will I have when I get the lifestyle I want?
Only state the positive ideas, and your vision of what you want. Think of it as negative attracts negative and positive attracts positive.
There is power in handwriting out your vision on paper.
2. Be Humble: ASK!
The majority of you may skip this step, but it is the next important step to bringing peace to your life.
When you realize what you want, now it is time to ask for it. Tell everyone what you want, ask them if they know someone who lives this lifestyle. Ask questions, be curious. Just talk about it! It becomes reality, you’ll see.
3. Command your Space: Show Up
If you show up to a party and don’t dance or partake in the festivity, have you really shown up?
How do you show up for yourself? When you find out what you want, what steps will you take to get there? Then show up for each one, be present, BE the LIFESTYLE you want! Is your life dream to be a barista at a coffee shop? Then BE the barista! Volunteer if you have to. Step into the role.
4. Push Onward: Keep your Promise
When you tell a child that you promise them something, do they ever forget? No, they will hold you to it and not let you forget it…even months from now.
Now, let’s take that same strategy we had as kids and apply it to your current life. Stay the course of the lifestyle you want. Is it working on the beach from your laptop? Create the beach, show up, keep your promise.
Do you keep promises to others; or, do you waffle and make excuses? Aaah, there it is. If you cannot keep promises to others, how can you keep a promise to yourself? Stay the course, my friend. Stay the course.
5. Be the Master: Be Grateful
There are health benefits to having gratitude in your life. When we are healthy and aligned (think mind, body, spirit), we tend to take life less seriously. We begin to notice this subtle shift in our lives that brings understanding and peace. It is learning life mastery!
Many successful people talk about having gratitude in their day and how it helps them be mindful and present of what is really important in life. Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, and John F. Kennedy, to name a few.
Peace and success are attainable by everyone, when we explore, discover, and act on these steps to tame the Chaos Dragon.
Life becomes more manageable and the ripple effect moves to our family, relationships, our workplace, and anyone we touch. We become a voice for peace in our lives and it becomes natural. People notice and internally say, “I want some of that!” And you just beam, knowing that the Chaos Dragon is back in his cave and peace reigns in world, again. You are the MASTER!
Kat is a Professional Core Alignment Mentor who specializes in the art and science of NeuroLinguistic Programming and Emotional Wisdom Training.
She has helped many people realize their own potential, improve parenting, build confidence, respond more wisely to stress, and more.
Kat’s practice spans the globe for English-speaking people. Her passion is to be a voice for peace and to help others understand, love, and live peaceful lives.