Through the past many years of working with people, it has become very easy for me to identify those that will be challenged in nearly every area of their life simply because they haven’t realized they have made a choice about living life as a renter rather than an owner.
I’ve rented and I’ve owned in life and there is a BIG difference. One is without full and absolute responsibility and one is realizing once you sign on the dotted line it is your responsibility to maintain it, develop it, fix it, paint it, clean it, renovate it, replace broken bits, pay for it and when are finished it is you who gets to sell it.
Life works the same way. YOUR life is what I’m specifically talking about.
Yes, each one of us has made this choice whether consciously or unconsciously to be a renter or an owner of our life. We demonstrate our choice with each decision we make and with each action we take. Don’t believe me? Well, it looks like this.
A RENTER . . .
Whereas an OWNER approaches life with a different mindset.
AN OWNER . . .
Being able to see some of the differences in renting and owning will give you the opportunity to assess yourself and where you are currently in your life. Remember it is only a temporary situation. Ownership is a spectrum moving toward greater and greater responsibility as an owner of your own life.
Use these identifiers above to decide what you aren’t doing that you like to include in your life experience. Keeping a tab on your progress will help you see the progress you are making toward taking even more engaged responsibility in your own choices. Remember the journey of life is to move you closer to the best-version-of-yourself. I’m right here beside you on this journey . . . learning as I go too.
Next time you have a choice to be a renter or owner I encourage you to take a pause and just imagine how much more empowering it feels to be an owner.
That’s it for today’s #ReLTalk.
P.S. - what anyone else thinks about you and your behavior is none of their business. What you think of yourself is! Be gentle with yourself as the web of confusion is lifted and you become even clearer on how to get what you want for your life. It will require you to know and practice the things I teach on this blog but you can do it! You’ve got this and I’ve got you!
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