Accelerated Growth in moving from Chaos to Purpose IS possible! It all depends on how you feed your ambitions, desires, goals and objectives. It is like putting vava-va-voom plant food in your garden; like giving your plants the super-charged nutrients it needs for potential plentiful growth. All you need to know is what areas require your attention for growth; the areas where you might have become stagnant/blocked or just too fearful to continue with the only constant – change.

There are so many areas in your life where chaos can engulf you. It saps you of vital life-force energy and deplinishes you of your desire and motivation to keep on moving forward. It can derail your emotional wellbeing and before you know it, your life seems to be totally out of control. Unless you take control of your life, chaos abounds – just as weeds overtake a garden when it is not kept in check, so will stagnation set in if you don’t keep yourself in check.

I have been called the Queen of Decluttering – but truth be told, it is more that I am continuously chucking out things that no longer serve me or that have outrun their usefulness. Either way, whether literal, metaphorical or metaphysical – I continue to be in a constant state of change and decluttering. Going from Chaos to Purpose takes grit and determination, honesty, energy and a drive to only want the best for yourself. And why wouldn’t you want the best for yourself? Surely you are worth it?

Your Working Relationships

  • your working relationships are often challenging and stressful
  • you fear approaching your manager when you need guidance or have made an error
  • you isolate yourself from others in the workplace
  • you don’t know how to deal with toxic people
  • you are a people-pleaser and give in to the needs of other, thereby jeopardising your own performance and achievement of tasks that are your responsibility and accountability
  • you are fearful towards authority
  • you allow yourself to be bullied in the workplace
  • you have lost your voice to speak up for yourself
  • you lack clarity and vision
  • you work in a constant state of panic and fear

Your Emotional State

  • one moment you are up and the next moment you are down
  • you are emotionally derailed easily
  • you let others rob you of your peace and joy
  • you fly off the handle before being able to keep your emotions in check
  • you live in a constant state of panic and anxiety
  • you are stressed out every day

Your Spiritual State of Being

  • you have so many choices to choose from and you don’t know what you truly believe
  • you are conflicted between past and present beliefs
  • you find it difficult to identify with a non-physical part of your being
  • you find it difficult to switch off from everyday living
  • centering yourself does not come easy
  • you hear about everyone saying – be grateful – yet you find resentment overwhelming
  • you continually chase and obsess about what spirituality truly means
  • you live in your head and not in your heart
  • you feel disconnected from everyone
  • you live in a state of unforgiveness
  • you lack inner peace

Your Mental State

  • you allow your thoughts to control you
  • you love rabbit-holes
  • you have lost clarity, vision and a love for what you do
  • you feel overwhelm from all the thoughts that swim around in your head
  • you suffer from fear, anxiety, depression, stress and/or some other mental disorder, which negatively impacts your life and work performance

People who work in chaos are predisposed to stress-related illnesses and poor work performance, because stress is a doorway for all forms of attack on the mind. Technology has bridged the gap of information transfer, which means we get to work faster and faster, with more expected from us in a day. This is just not a feasible way to work or live life. Less is more. Peace is needed to be fully functional and productive in our lives. Yes, it is a paradox, but the more you slow, the more you get done. You owe it to yourself to choose to let chaos go and to realign with purpose.

It is your responsibility to ensure that you set healthy boundaries in the workplace, and yes, it is possible. Don’t let fear keep you from change. Rather, join with the millions of others who are on the path to living a fulfilling working life – one in which you are of great service wherever you go, and where you recognise that having a fun, successful, peaceful and joyful life is completely attainable.