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What’s Slowing You Down?

Have you ever been in the HOV/carpool lane, chugging behind someone that’s inexplicably slow while others in the regular lanes are speeding past you?

It’s a frustrating feeling! We all know that the carpool lane isn’t a license to speed, but going faster than everyone else is usually one of the perks.

Why do people have to mess it up like that!?

We feel a similar frustration when a spouse, parent, or friend slows us down from progressing in life as quickly as we’d like.

Maybe they have a weakness that leaves us feeling like we can’t move on without them, like we can’t get out of that slow carpool lane and go with the speed of traffic.

I have felt like that.

For years, I wanted to progress in areas of spirituality, personal development, and emotional strength. But I let other people’s negative influence suck all the power out of me, and I didn’t have the energy to go around them.

Thanks to my own life coach, I realized that I wasn’t stuck behind them forever.

Even carpool lanes have sections where you can exit. I realized that I, too, could go around these people without letting them slow me down.

I developed a heart-centered vision of how I wanted to live my life. As I learned to fight for my dreams and my progression, I snuck out of that carpool lane and zoomed right past those that were slowing me down.

And the good part? I thought I would feel guilty for leaving them behind.

But I didn’t. Not for a minute.

As I worked on my own self-improvement, I found a comfortable pace for me. I am able to pass others when I need to. I am able to chug along in the slow lane when I just need the extra time.

If you are struggling with a spouse who is slowing you down, click here for a free copy of Maurice Harker’s eBook, “I’m Not Okay, and You’re Not Okay, But That’s Okay!”

And it feels fantastic!

Heidi Davies

Hi, I’m Heidi.

I help women who feel powerless to external circumstances “find their fight” so they can live the life they dream. 

I help her set goals focused on HER value system instead of someone else’s and reawaken a lost sense of empowerment so she feels in control of her own life and happiness!


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