Hopefully you have't labeled yourself as such - a person who quits when things get hard. Even if there has been an occasion when that has been true.
Do you see times when you did quit when something got hard? Conversely, do you see times when you persevered, stuck with it and kept going?
There have been times when I didn't stay in the fight. And plenty of times I did.
This morning I literally listed out cases for both sides: fighting and finishing and quitting. Then asked myself...
The difference has been two things:
The times I stuck with it both of the above were present, not one or the other.
AND...I linked it to a meaning that wouldn't let me fail. ME and THE THING were synonymous. (I linked my identity to it.)
The times when I fought my way through just felt different. I can tell when I have "it" and when I don't.
The times I stuck in there I clearly saw myself in those situations finishing, "winning."
And note - "winning" doesn't mean beating someone else. It usually means winning against my own fears and insecurities.
What's the take-a-way here?
(((Sounds like:))) "I don't know...Let's see how this goes...I'll 'try'." (I'll "try," I despise that word.)
Oh yes, the finish line.
If there's any doubt in your mind about whether or not you'll cross the finish line of something you start, the worst thing you can do is take half-ass, half-inspired action.
Your time and effort would be better spent SEEING yourself winning the challenge at hand. Your time is better spent figuring out if you want it 100% or not. We don't fight for what we 50% want.
We fight for what we 100% want. We quit the things we 50% want.
If you want it 100%, cut off all other possibility then focus on your next step.
Today is the day to #GoForIt and #Live Deliberately.
Founder, Personal Evolution Co.
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