You Are What You Repeat

What are the things that you do every day, over and over again? Do the things you repeat contribute to you becoming the person you most wish to be? The fabric of your life is composed of these repetitions. Out of what materials are you weaving that fabric?

All of your unconscious habits can be transmuted into conscious practices. Are you playing it safe because you’ve been conditioned to do so, or do you take risks in a deliberate attempt to become more courageous? Do you always write with your dominant hand? If so, you’ll never become ambidextrous. Do you always try to win arguments? If so, you won’t learn how to collaborate. How much intention goes into your practices of self-care, or communication, or how you use your mind?

What kind of person do you most wish to be? You can fill your life with the conscious practices that will make you that person. After all, you are what you repeat.

About the Author
Steve Bearman, Ph.D., earned his doctorate in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He founded Interchange Counseling Institute in 2002 and is the lead teacher of Interchange's San Francisco-based year-long counseling and coaching training. When he's not counseling people, leading workshops, and advocating for social justice, Steve climbs mountains, adventures in the urban wilderness, explores the edges and limits of what's possible, deconstructs everything, and finds new ways to put it all back together.

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