Earlier this week I wrote about, "what can make your boat go faster," and when to say "yes or no."
The support of others and accountability groups is critical when answering these questions: How do I guide my ship and what is the right decision.
I am currently teaching an Executive Mastermind Class on how to 10x your life. The growth in these individuals over the past few weeks is remarkable. Truly, when you surround yourself with people who are taking the steps to live with an intentional mindset, making decisions that guide them in the direction of their future self, and having accountability to another person, you just multiply faster than you could ever do on your own. Just by leading this class, they have made me better. They have made me more intentional!
I also reflect on my weight loss and what has helped me the past three years to stick to a plan of being healthy. It started with an accountability partner, and now it is an accountability group called my Dream Team. They are the ones that I am accountable to each day for my food, my exercise and my mental inputs of positive audio.
Then there is my women's group. The support I receive from these women is beyond belief. They help me to stay focused on the Lord in all things, keep me centered, and are there to lift me up in down times. If you aren't in a small group of some sort, you are missing out. If you don't have people around you that will rush to your side in times of trouble to pray, comfort you, and take action in your darker times, do something about it now. Get involved in a small group at your church, in a 12-Step program, somewhere. Just do it. You won't be disappointed.
Lastly, my family. They are my rocks. I do my best to share all things with them, the good and the bad. This way, we can all be there for each other. My three boys and my hubby are my light and my joy. I live a better life because they are in it.
When I look back on my life, I couldn't do it without the people around me who support me and hold me accountable. I will be forever grateful for those that surround me, you make me better.
SIDE NOTE: Ironically, after I wrote this this morning during my morning devotional time, I listened to Pastor Rick's Daily Hope lesson, and it talked about small groups. Then I listened to an audio by my HEALTHe mentor, Ben Physick, and it was all about coming together. Yes, God, I hear you!
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