Do this ONE THING DAILY…

When people ask me what I do I tell them that I’m a LDS Life Coach. This usually gets either very confused looks followed by the question, “What IS that and what do you DO?”  Or I get an excited and anticipatory look as they ask, “Oooo! Tell me what I can do to be happier! How can I be happier?”  In each situation a QUESTION almost always follows. Questions are what we use to investigate, learn, and grow in our lives. Learning to ask GREAT questions can be a useful tool in changing your own life. Each day ask yourself at least ONE really great question. Put it on a post it note, write it in your phone and set a reminder so you’ll see it several times throughout the day. It’s by asking ourselves these meaningful, high quality questions that we get inspired, highly creative answers. The HIGHER quality the question, the HIGHER quality answer you’ll get. We don’t usually ask ourselves high quality questions though. We ask things like, “Why did I just do that?”, “Why isn’t my teen listening to me?”, “Why am I so fat?” Then our brains get busy figuring out answers for us: Why did I just do that? – because you didn’t think it through all the way and you’re impulsive. Remember that time when… Or Why isn’t my teen listening to me? – because you just yelled and stormed out of the room because they didn’t do what you asked. Same thing happened yesterday, remember when you… Or Why am I so fat?  – Because you ate the entire batch of cookies…like you ALWAYS do. Asking low quality questions like these will give you low quality answers and your brain is REALLY GOOD at finding evidence to prove it right…like that … Continue reading Do this ONE THING DAILY…