Last week I was driving along one of major highways around Toronto. I had some good music playing on my stereo and weather was wonderful.
I am always a careful driver, so my attention was focused on my driving, but my thoughts were elsewhere. Suddenly, I noticed sign warning that highway was coming to an end just ahead. Only then did I realize that I had missed my exit!
Has that sort of thing ever happened to you?
This situation is an excellent illustration of why I consider message of "Mindful Awareness" to be so very important. Consider that all of us are traveling down highway of life. Each of us has an idea of which route we would like to be taking, but we must be constantly mindful or else we risk missing our turning points.
Sometimes a missed turn can be fixed by taking another turn and circling back. Sometimes an even better route presents itself. But sooner or later everyone will find themselves at end of highway and many people will be unprepared for sudden ending of journey. "I was so sure that highway was longer than this!" they'll say.
My speaking, my book, my coaching and these weekly Mindful Moments all have a common goal. The entire point of my message to world is to ensure that you don't reach end of your highway only to look back and say: