It’s the start of a brand new year! It’s the perfect time to recommit yourself to moving forward. Of course, ANY day is the perfect day to do that; we just put some sort of arbitrary significance on January 1. Nonetheless, I’ll take what I can get. What is way cool is the date:
It’s rare that every number will be the same. (Personally, I’ve lived through 5/5/55 – but I didn’t remember it – 6/6/66, 7/7/77, 8/8/88, 9/9/99 and will hopefully experience 2/2/22 and 3/3/33 as well as 4/4/44.)
Alas, I digress.
So, what can we take away from four one’s?
First of all, in binary (after all, don’t we all first think in binary?), the number is 15. So, I decided that today’s lucky number must be 15. Anything with 15 in it today will be great! Of course, I could not think of many things that might have 15, so I took a clue from numerology. I admit I know nothing about numerology – except one keeps adding numbers together (or maybe they don’t). Either way, that’s what I did. I added 1+5 and of course the number is “6.”
Today’s luck number is therefore “6.”
OK, that’s a bit more likely. I can live with six. But, if I’m in the place of adding numbers, why not add all the ones together? Obviously 1+1+1+1=4. I guess the number we’re looking for today is a “4.” Anything with “4” in it is great.
Yet, that’s confusing too. Because now we have several lucky numbers: 15, 6, 4. What to do? What do do? If I try and add them up, I get 25. Combine 2+5=7. Seven could be the lucky number. But seven is too common. Seven is almost everybody’s luck number.
Then it hit me, the lucky number is obvious. It’s “1.” It’s staring us right in the face; a great big giant “ONE.”
And you know what’s cool about that? It fits perfectly into my “Think 1st” philosophy of making change.
Pick 1 Thing
Make it Small
Get it done Today
The reason we don’t achieve our goals is we over complicate them. We make them too large. We get overwhelmed and we feel intimidated. Then we don’t achieve them, we feel bad. When we feel bad, we give up. It’s a horrible vicious cycle.
How do we overcome that?
It’s really simple, Instead of thinking big, we think small. We figure out what is ONE thing we can do right now to move forward. It doesn’t have to be fancy or elaborate or accomplish a great deal. It just has to move us forward.
Today’s luck number is definitely “ONE” as it is almost any other day.
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