I know it's easier said than done, but at least make an effort. Post your CV on job portals. If you'll not do something about this, you'll be stuck slogging your ass off at a job that you've hated for months, or even god forbid! Hang out with people. Try Tinder if that's your thing. Just do something about it. Because your knight in shining armour will not come looking for you, neither will that perfect girlfriend you've always fantasized about.
Or don't. Pack your bags and leave. You don't have to go to fancy places. You'll figure out the money bit when you're on the road. You know, that's the thing about survival. When you don't have an option, you find ways to do it. Watch movies. There's so much out there to do. There are people who really don't have the time to do any of these. Find a hobby. Indulge yourself till you get bored. Then find another one.
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Spend time on Pinterest. Make DIYs.
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Compose a song. Learn to play the guitar. Or try out a new language. The possibilities are endless. So my fellow passenger of the Something Express, figure out what's wrong.
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And what's right. Take decisions. Go ahead with the risks. Stop procrastinating. Ask that person out. Open that start up. Do whatever the fuck you've always wanted to do. Because, think about it, what do you have to lose? We'd like to show you notifications for the latest news and updates. You can manage them any time from your browser settings.
No Thanks Allow. Thank you for Subscribing to ScoopWhoop Notification. Life sucks, we know. It was an all-or-nothing mindset from the perfectionist me. Because having results anywhere short of what I envisioned represented many things to me. It represented my irresponsibility toward my studies and life.
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It represented how I lacked the leadership and discipline to get my priorities straight. It represented how I was messing up my life, my future, and my dreams, and how I was setting myself up for failure. It represented how I was letting myself, my family, and the people who believed in me down. It was me. I was trying to avoid myself. I was trying to avoid tainting my self-image. I was trying to avoid acknowledging that I was messing up in my studies. The act of doing the papers, having them marked by a teacher, and finally receiving the grade, were tangible consequences that would slap the cold, hard truth of my in actions in my face.
I was trying to avoid that one moment of truth.
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However, I was just deluding myself. By avoiding the issue altogether, I was letting the issue perpetuate. The same thing would arise again and again in different forms, as I observed later on. It was when I started facing it head on that I finally embraced my value of Excellence.
It was only through accepting, coming clean and taking responsibility for my actions that I finally moved forward and made progress. Specifically, your ego trying to protect yourself. Sure, it may seem easy to just avoid your issues. You may get a temporal sense of relief from not having to face what you are trying to avoid. But who are you really lying to? Seriously, who? You just end up backing off from them all the way until you are eventually walled into a corner one day and you have no choice but to face them.
Until you acknowledge and muster the courage to deal with what you are trying to escape from, your issues will not miraculously disappear. They will continue to be there, creating looping patterns in your life.
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Loops require conscious intervention in order to break out of them. As long as you are trying to avoid something, a part of you is vibrating at a consciousness level of shame or guilt. To grow, you need to confront what you are trying to avoid. When you are trying to avoid something, it is usually a reflection of deeper inner issues which you have not resolved.
These issues are delicate. These issues are very real. It takes true strength and courage to be able to face them head on. Sometimes you may make some headway, only to be subdued afterward. Sometimes, you get beaten back down almost immediately.
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This is especially so if it involves dealing with something you have been struggling with since a while back. For example, in running Personal Excellence, I witness my course participants and clients facing new blocks every week as they pursue their goals. They may get discouraged and dismayed. But in the coaching process, they eventually regather themselves and continue to press on and fight. And because they keep going at it, they eventually succeed in the end. You will grow bigger than your problems such that they are no longer problems.