Updated: Sep 7
Trying to pinpoint what we need to change about ourselves can be difficult at time. Most of us would rather continue our habits as they are. You may be holding yourself back for the very success that you desire. Even though life is showing you all the signs for immediate change you choose to ignore, here are 5 ways you may be holding yourself back, and how you can take the first step towards your goals.
1. You don't believe in yourself
The worst form of undermining is the kind you do to yourself. You create self doubt, throughout this process, and become your own worst enemy.Tune it out and start giving yourself positive messages — and surround yourself with others who believe in you.
2. You keep doing what you've always done.
If you're not getting good results but don't change you're the way you do things, it's going to be more of the same.Find the weakest point in your processes and start making changes there.
3. You compare yourself to others.
Unless you know their heart and mind and circumstances as well as your own — which you can't — it's a waste of time.Compare yourself to where you started to get a sense of how far you've come, or to where you're headed to check your direction. Leave others out of it.
Start today to let go of any excuses that are holding yourself back. Take the first steps right now to get unstuck and will yourself toward your success.
4. You never have enough
If you look at what you have with a sense of longing for more, nothing will ever be enough.If you look at what you have with a sense of gratitude, you will always feel you have more than you need.
5. You stop trying
Running out the clock is a terrible approach. Wherever you are, whatever s gone wrong, whatever your ideas are, you deserve to be heard.Remind yourself daily that you deserve your best chance at bringing your plans to fruition, and start with small goals.