Here's the deal. I've got pretty good hair. Oh, it's not a boastful thing. My hair is wonderful not because of anything I did. Chalk it up to good genes and a GREAT stylist. And as a motivational speaker traveling around all over the place – relatively maintenance free hair is a good thing. But there is this one little tiny thing that has bothered me for the longest time. On the right side in the front, my hair wants to flip. I don't care how I style it or how the BRILLIANT Terry McKee at Nuovo Salon Group cuts it – it will eventually flip out. And we are talking about YEARS here. Decades, actually, with a flipping flip that I have never, ever liked.
But something extremely interesting happened yesterday when I went in for a haircut. After I got home and the flip started…well…flipping out, I looked in the mirror and had a different response. I LIKED it! I kept glancing at my reflection as the day went on and every single time I said, right out loud, "I like it!"
Okay, so what happened here? NOTHING about my hair had changed. Nothing. I just decided that I liked it. I simply changed my mind. Let me say that again. I. Changed. My. Mind. Notice I didn't say "My mind changed me." I wasn't struck by lightening. I stopped fighting it and I decided that I liked my hair.
Whoa. Am I saying that we can change our minds in a flipping hair toss? Um. Yes, I think I am. And that makes me wonder what other beliefs I have hung on to that don't serve me – that I could actually let go of.
Oh man. This is Ph.D graduate level stuff. This is big. This could be really hard to actually DO. This probably won't work with the big stuff.
Oh wait. Maybe I could change my mind about that too, right? Okay, let's try…
I hereby change my mind about changing my mind. It's easy! It's cool! It's fun! I love it! BRING IT ON!
…But I don't want to change my mind about cock roaches.