Do you ever feel like you constantly tell yourself, and others, that you are going to do something but then fail to accomplish the task? Then you decide that you won’t tell others, as to not disappoint them, and then still don’t do it, and then all you do is disappoint yourself? As the cycle continues you trust yourself less and less to get things done. Burning your own bridges. Losing trust of yourself.
Some people are doers. They don’t over think it. Get the job done. Done is better then perfect. Then there is me. I am a planner but sometimes lack the “execution” part of the equation. What stops me?
I want to be perfect. I don’t want to make mistakes. I don’t want to fail. I don’t want rejection. This stops me in my tracks. Or at least… makes me procastinate.
2. Negative Self-Talk
I catch myself doubting my abilities. Thinking I won’t be good enough. This is a funny one because there are things that I know I am good at, but I still doubt myself. This one is related to fear. The fear of the unknown. I put myself in the way of myself. I guess this is also related to #1. If I am not perfect, then I won’t do it.
I don’t do anything at 50%. I give everything 100%. The problem with that is that sometimes all you have is 50%. In my mind I would rather go big or go home… but I’ve come to realize that sometimes taking small steps is better then none at all.
I know what I want. I know how to get there. I am tired of failing myself over and over again. Baby steps.
Nobody is perfect.
Everyone doubts themselves once and a while.
Maybe I’ll just reach for the moon, instead of the stars. Then if I do reach the stars, it will be a happy bonus.
Build it and they will come. I have done it before. I can do it again.