Steve Pavlina tells us what we can do to strengthen our future selves.
Episode 1801: Strengthening Your Future Self by Steve Pavlina on Reflection for Personal Growth
Steve Pavlina is widely recognized as one of the most successful personal development bloggers on the Internet, with his work attracting more than 100 million visits to his website, StevePavlina.com. He has written more than 1300 articles and recorded many audio programs on a broad range of self-help topics, including productivity, relationships, and spirituality. Steve has been quoted as an expert by the New York Times, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, the Los Angeles Daily News, Self Magazine, The Guardian, and countless other publications. He's also a frequent guest on popular podcasts and radio shows.
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future self by Steve, Adelina of Steve Pavlovna Darksome, often think about how to create a better life for my life
which yourself? What can I do now they'll make his life better. Everything I do today affects my future self. In some way, I can make decisions that will cause him stress or I can make decisions and take action. They'll make him
I've better for the first four months of this year? I worked very hard and I expected to do this going into the year, because I wanted the results working extra hard for those first four months
lay the foundation for a strong year, including the creation of a new character. Sculpting course. The annual opening of conscious grows club to six for your launches daily blogging and many small projects work wisest been an incredible year so far in a way, this is my past selves gift
My present self accepted back in December that, if I put in a lot of work during the first four months of twenty twenty, it be a challenge.
I also saw that would be a nice gift to my future self.
You that some time in may I be able to
work at a more modest pace. If I wanted to have some really
its results to appreciate from those first four months of twenty. Twenty are also more space for interesting personal projects and travel afterwards. It's the opposite of procrastination,
work harder than usual to achieve some goals that your future self will surely appreciate. Caring about your future self is good motivation for putting in some extra hours feeling that connection across time really helps when he procrastinate, you do the opposite. You slack off and thereby sentence your future self to play catch up, which could include
the stress, you're, basically being a jerk to your future self. This is hard to do when you tune into the energy of your future self and consider the impact these are to be cruel to your future self. When you sever the,
I consider that we have a relationship with your future cells and your past cells consider how your decisions and actions affect those relationships. What will it do to you as a person if he strengthen those relationships by making good decisions and taking a line
actions? What effect will have if you ignore those relationships or pretend they don't exist? When I reflect back on all year
four and experimentation that my past self invested in personal growth. I feel grateful his decisions. Gifted me,
with some fabulous knowledge and skills that I very much appreciate, I feel blast and lucky to live the life? I get to live
but I also know how many times I could have been derailed if I'd made different pass decisions, I feel delighted that my past self worth
extra hard this year to put me in a better position today appreciate
for doing that. His choice was beneficial for our relationship. He made a modest sacrifices to say
me this gift and I sent him loss of appreciation back in time, and I know that he,
new, that I'd appreciate this gift, whereas the energy you transmit through time actually gets picked up by your other self. Somehow, what kind of energy do you send
repass? What kind of energy do you imagine your future selves might be sending back to you today? What could you do differently today to make these
transmissions feel more aligned and empowering are these enter?
transmission across time really happening. Who knows, but if I,
This is an empowering model to lean into considering
my decisions and actions could impact these transmissions, whether imaginary oriel helps to make better decisions today. Lately I've been amply on my exercise routine too, and I feel that is creating a better relationship with my other cells.
across time. I love the energy boost and feeling more flexible and my body his nice to now thinking about putting myself even more next week to give my future self with even more energy inflexibility may know that he'll be
did it, and I sense that he already does appreciated, like my can, perceive his gratitude flowing back through time. What kind of gift to you think your future self would most appreciate
I think, is limiting to think about making my few yourselves life easier behind a surly wish
for him to have an easier life when I pass self try to give me an easier life. I appreciate as much as he thought I would sum easier
eyes, but I wouldn't want to stay there were. I do appreciate, is when my past self makes me stronger. I like when you
trains up and gains new knowledge and skills are going to create interesting memories. Where I want from my past self, isn't an easier life. I don't need that because I like challenges instead, allow my past self to put me in a position of being able to access more better,
In different types of challenges, I want him to help me gain access to new growth experiences that currently seem out of reach. How's your relationship with your past self, your future self, to send appreciation to your past self. What do you send your past self scorn regrets
her disappointment. Instead? Are you kind and loving towards your yourself how's your relationship with your future self, due care enough to make your future self stronger do tune into the flow
appreciation from your future self. Do you commit that when you do something nice for your future,
dull fewer remembered a pause and send some genuine appreciation back through time, how can we improve these relationships, but what I do for you to feel and empowering sense of connection to your other cells across
you just listen to the postal, strengthening your future self, much deeper,
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a programme nation that it's kind of being a jerk to your future self, because someone's gonna have to deal with our programme nation and the future of their result about it that way, and hopefully, at motivating or inspirational for you to get some stuff done this weekend. So something to think about have a great day Anna great weekend, if you're listening real time and I'll see you tomorrow, we're optimal life, awaits
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