You Have Choices: Building a Life You Don’t Need to Escape

March 12, 2019

Find yourself constantly waiting for the weekend?  Planning your next vacation before one has even ended?  Stress every Sunday before the workweek starts up again?

Here’s my question to you: What are you trying to escape from?  

If you find yourself constantly trying to escape your day-to-day reality, something needs to shift.

Comfort will feel a lot easier than discomfort, unknowns and ambition most of the time.  We get used to what we know and come to believe that’s the only way of doing things, and end up feeling stuck.

Sometimes flashes of recognition will come along, and we might spot someone living life totally differently than us and wish we had that life, maybe it provides a glimmer of hope that there might be another way, that it could be possible for us.

But most people continue to maintain the status quo and would rather complain that get uncomfortable.

I’m sharing with you some of my personal story to how I created the life that has me excited to jump out of bed on Monday mornings, the small shifts that added up in big ways, and how to love the life you have NOW as opposed to waiting around for some new reality to magically hit.

Because if you’re ready for it, it’s time to commit to the shit that matters to you, and say NO to everything else.



Emily Gough Coaching

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