Whether Lent is a religious time of fasting for you, or you are just eager to make yourself healthier by following the latest fasting trend, giving up something physical is always the course of action. However, I came across some habitual mindsets that would be just as, or even more so, productive to give up rather than candy, cookies, sodas or booze. Being an accountability coach has allowed me to recognize these success blockers that lurk in the hearts of all of us. Let’s try this together starting now!
Try the following for 40 days and let me know how you feel, it is harder than you think:
5 Things to Quit Right Now
Trying to Please Everyone.
You are never going to make every single person in your life happy. So stop trying. Focus on trying to please yourself first and then help others do the same.
Being afraid of the unknown is very common. We are naturally resistant to change. However, change is very necessary for for growth.
Living in the past.
To get over the past, you first have to accept that the past is over. No matter how many times you revisit it, analyze it, regret it or sweat it….it’s over and it cannot hurt you any more.
Putting yourself down.
Turn down the volume of your negative inner voice and create a nurturing inner voice to take its place.When you make a mistake, forgive yourself, learn from it, and move on instead of obsessing about it. equally important…
Thinking too much leads to paralysis by analysis. It is important to think things through, but many use thinking as a means of avoiding action.