In Awakening the Mind, author Anna Wise defines “mastery” as:
“Being in the state you want to be in, when you want to be there, knowing what to do with that state, and being able to accomplish it.”
In a state of personal mastery, your mind is calm, quiet, and alert.
You are free of distraction, rumination, or any other disempowering tendencies of the mind.
In this state, the inner critic doesn’t attack your ideas before they’re formed or judge you or your performance.
You access your higher potential naturally—without conscious effort.
Imagine what you can do in that state. That’s the power of personal mastery.
You have experienced this state before. But how often?
For most of us, this state of personal mastery is rare. However, I see mastery as our natural state.
If that’s true, why does it often seem so challenging to access?
There are six primary culprits …