4 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Follow a Program
It's the end of the year and my email and social media feed is full of people with offers to join their programs. Everybody's got a program for something. If you're being bombarded too, let me give you six reasons why you shouldn't follow a program.
What's a Program?
One of the definitions of "program" from the Miriam-Webster dictionary is "a sequence of coded instructions that can be inserted into a mechanism (such as a computer)."
Programmed traffic lights know when to change colors so that cars don't run into each other.
School zone indicators are programmed to come on during the hours just before and after school so traffic can slow down for the children.
We can program our coffee pot to make coffee before we wake up in the morning.
So, a "program" is an embedded instruction that is inserted into you to make you do something. It allows you to turn off your consciousness and act on auto-pilot. Is that what you want?
Examples of Every Day Programs
Programs are all around us. They are so common that we overlook them and follow them blindly. Here are some examples.
Four Reasons Why You Shouldn't Follow a Program
People follow programs because they are easy. They help us to fit in. Programs normalize things and give us a well worn path so we don't have to think.
Those are the benefits.
Here are 4 seasons why you shouldn't follow a program.
If you're in a "figuring it out" phase and want some help, come on over to the Tribe.
We're not a "program." We're a community of people who are figuring it out using nature as our guide. You'll be respected, supported, and have the opportunity to figure out what works for you by experiencing things for yourself.
So, when you get to the point of knowing that something is for you, it won't be because someone else told you, but because you have a gut sense that you're on target. Don't you want that certainty for yourself?
Come on over. It's free!