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The Law of Diminishing Intent

The Law of Diminishing Intent

It states that the longer you postpone taking action, the less likely you will be to take it.

Jim Rohn originally noticed this phenomenon and coined the term.

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To counteract it the Law of Diminishing Intent, use the LEAP Principle, which states that you should never leave the scene of clarity without taking decisive action.

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  • Lean into the change with confidence, especially if you are aware of the fact that a change is desirable or necessary.
  • Engage with the concept until you have a fair image about it. Work with it until you’ve got a sense of what to do.
  • Activate and do something. Don't wait until you feel you have all the information.
  • Pounce and do it now. Once you’ve determined your next step, take it.

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  2. Everything in this universe is an expression of spirit, and spirit operates by exact laws.
  3. We are subject to those laws in the same manner as nature is.

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Question the Story About How I See Myself

For years I allowed my body to be a liability. I was always a bigger girl and became a bigger woman.

  • There was so much shame in it that I spent almost 30 years on a “diet”, a yo-yo between letting it all go and strict deprivation.

As I started to study myself I started to question the story I had around this.

  • I believed I had to be thin to be successful, to be liked, to be accepted.

Could changing this belief change my results in life?

It certainly did, more than I ever imagined.

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When Our Hearts Are Our Guides, Our Souls Are Fed
  • As I reflect on how we connected – we laughed, we cried, and in those 3 short hours, we grew to know and understand each other as friends.
  • With my heart as my guide, I let go of my prejudices, my judgments, and I let the best of me connect with who he was, not who he appeared to be, when I sat down next to him with my preconceived ideas.
  • That was when the magic began. The magic of seeing someone as they wanted to be seen, without a label, an expiration date, and without judgment.

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