Taking Action – 5 Things that Stop Us

Drivers That Keep Us Stuck In psychology there certain things called drivers that keep us stuck. Most of us have one or more of them, but we are unaware of them. They are “be perfect”, “hurry up”, “try hard”, “please others”, and “be strong” They are the enemies of productivity. They create the exact opposite of what we want in our lives; they fill our lives with lack of accomplishment, vulnerability, and inter-personal difficulties: the last things we want. They can cause damage to our feelings, our relationships, our self-esteem, and even our health. They can wreak havoc with our business. But when we know what they are, our self-talk can tame them and even banish them. Take a look at these drivers and see if any of them apply to you:     The Be Perfect Driver The idea that we and other people should be perfect is pervasive in our society. It is encouraged by the" perfect" people we are bombarded with constantly in the media. We berate ourselves and exp…
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