Today I’ll show you how to go beyond your wants to a life of fulfillment. Often our wants are symptoms of a greater cause. The cause being unfulfilled desires.

You must go beyond your WANT to get to your deep desires.

When your desires are fulfilled, your life will be fulfilling.

What are your surface wants?

Where are they coming from?

There are 4 Steps that’ll help you go down, deep into the foundation of what you desire.

You’ll take these steps by answering these 4 questions…

1. What excites you?

When you tap into the “what”…the want goes away.

Your “what” will direct and guide you to a deeper place.

The place that scares you.

2. What scares you?

The deep desires of our hearts will scare us a little bit (or a lot a bit!)

But then you realize that your SCARED can become SACRED.

3. What feels natural to you?

Your unique, innate, natural gifts will allow you to go deep and discover the true desires of your heart.

You’ve possibly overlooked them, or taken your gifts for granted.

4. What’s your story?

It’s in our deepest, darkest place where we start to see that the story we’re telling — the problem we’re uncovering — has the greatest possibility and solution tucked right in the center of it.

Until you’re brave enough to go in, and actually open your eyes to see, and heart to be all that you know is there for you…you’ll miss the possibility and solution in the problem.

If you stay on the surface of only what you want, you’ll continue to have more want, while feeling unfulfilled.

I’ll never forget the day I realized that I don’t have to get what I want to be happy. Instead, my happiness will be inspired by knowing what I desire.

YOUR happiness will be inspired by KNOWING what you DESIRE.

Allow yourself to go deeper than the wants, surface, symptoms, and lack.

Go deep within the possibility and prosperity of your heart and soul (ALL IN).

Receive what excites and scares you, and the natural gifts that are in you.

Tell, and live your story — fully engaged.

You’ll then go SO beyond any place you’ve ever dreamed was possible for you.

This is true fulfillment.

It’s so exciting and SO TRUE!

(Time for a deep breath.)

Address your wants first, then go deeper into your desires.

What are you really asking for?

Ask your heart. Ask your life.

Be willing to show up and participate in the solution and answer to this question.

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Answer the questions:

What is it that you want?

What excites you?

What scares you?

What feels natural?

What’s your story?

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