Beginning anew requires two important keys:
Fresh eyes mean that you develop a new way of seeing things. Seeing through new eyes is triggered by a mental shift that allows us to point our attention toward what we want. Whatever happened in the past needs to stay in the past and giving it any attention just keeps it in your present experience. Seeing with new eyes is an activity that takes advantage of the future and engages your powerful imagination. New eyes mean that you begin to see new things and this means new possibilities. Here are some questions that can help this process:
What do I want to see happen in my game now?
If I let my imagination run wild, what do I see for myself?
What different philosophies or mindsets would help me get what I want?
How valuable is my old mindset for me? Can I drop it?
What obstacles in my thinking, might get in my way?
Making new choices is the second part of this process. When we make the same choices we always we made in the past, we should expect the same results to take place. There is no getting away from this truth. Making a new choice and following through on it is the real active phase of beginning anew. However, making a choice is one thing but following through and taking real action on it is another and this is where the ball can be dropped. New Years Eve resolutions are famous for going through this process. We make them and then drop them. Your new choices have to be meaningful in order to continue taking action them. If you dont attach yourself to the importance and meaning of it; it will be easy to drop. Here are some questions to consider:
What choices will I make to improve myself this season?
Why are these choices important to me?
Are they important enough for me to follow up on?
What specific steps need to be taken?
What steps am I willing to take RIGHT NOW?
A new year is an opportunity to begin anew and rededicate yourself to being the best person and best golfer you can be. Why not take advantage of this time to set a pathway toward both?
Im looking forward to a terrific 2008 through new articles, new products and programs designed to reach a broader range of players and companies.
What are you looking forward to in 2008?