Seven Evolutionary Habits

“The way to gain a good reputation, is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear. ~ Socrates

Personal evolution is distinct from personal development. When you evolve, you alter. When you develop, you become more of who you are. Both are excellent approaches to a rich and fulfilling life, but they are different enough that a Professional Coach, by listening and observing, can know which is occurring with his or her clients. Want to evolve yourself? Here are seven suggestions:

  1. Stop Resisting. Assimilate events the first time they occur. Synchronicity doesn’t occur very often when you are fighting flow.
  2. Get over yourself in every possible way. Release the cultural, mimetic, and ego binds that keep you who you’ve been.
  3. Become superconductive. Reduce the energy you consume by 90% by reducing your resistance to yourself, life, and events.
  4. Invest in virtual environments, not just your physical environments. Life is rapidly becoming more virtual, whether you like it or not.
  5. Seek out chaos wherever you can. Acknowledging and addressing the unexpected is necessary for survival in a rapidly changing world.
  6. Choose a goal or vision that is bigger than you are. Be pulled forward by it instead of pushing yourself.
  7. Take your gifts very, very wisely. Design your life to fully develop and express them. Gifts are the levers of evolution.

Evolution happens and we are all subject to its rules. The internal drives for survival (I prefer to say: thriving) still affect us. What are you doing to adapt?

One thought on “Seven Evolutionary Habits

  1. I especially like #4…so true; but it is otherwise difficult to pick a favorite. Also you taught me a new word, “mimetic” — but of course, a derivative of mimicry.

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