Celebrating our Successes
I recently had the joy of watching my 5 years old grandson master
mounting and riding his two wheel bike. I kept encouraging him –
reminding him he had his balance and he could do it. All of a
sudden he was off - his elation was expressed in a loud cry of
excitement as he rode down the street. The next step was to master
mounting while riding uphill... he began, unsure of himself and
started affirming “conscious... conscious...conscious...” He told
me these are the words he uses to help him when he is doing
something new and difficult. Of course I was a proud
There is a message here for each of us. Do you remember when you
first mastered something and the excitement you felt – did your
heart leap with joy? Are you still looking for that feeling as you
live your adult experience? Do you have a special word you use to
encourage yourself? Did you have a special way of supporting
yourself as a child?
As I reflect upon the idea of celebrating our successes, I remind
myself that as I get older I tend to forget the little steps along
the way to each success. I sometimes take these little steps for
granted and unless I have mastered my goal there is often no
celebration. Today I am ready to step back and look at my
successes differently. Each action I achieve as I work towards my
goals is a success. I notice my feeling of joy increase as a
I encourage you to step back, take a look at your day and reflect
on your success. Look for those tiniest of achievements that alone
seem insignificant and yet added up over time create the vision
you are working towards.
Say yes to Success...
Appreciate the steps to reaching my goals...
Welcome feelings of joy and excitement...
And so it is
Liz Robitaille is an internationally
recognized Louise L. Hay teacher and founder of Wisdom is Within
Coaching. She can be reached at 877-986-5321 or
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