How to break through the “I can’t” to the “I can”

You know what it’s like.

There’s some goal you want to achieve but you just don’t think you can.

You think of every reason and excuse under the sun. You think of all the what ifs and fears and doubts. You latch onto that feeling of anxiety.

You just think you can’t do it.

But you’re stronger and more capable than you think.

You can break through the “I can’t” and turn it to an “I can”

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What comes first – bravery or action?

What comes first – bravery or action?

So often in our heads we think we need to be brave or confident before we can take action – I need to be more confident before I ask that person out on a date; I need to be brave/confident before I go for my dream job or start a business; I need to be brave before I can speak out on these controversial topics.

If we think like this we start looking for answers outside ourselves, we start looking for what can make us brave or more confident.

Like, a new lipstick will make me feel confident. More research and experience will make me feel brave and so on.

But it doesn’t work like this.

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How do you improve your self-worth?

How can I improve my self-worth?

That was the question I asked myself when I experienced the fallout from an emotionally abusive relationship.

It’s taken several years to put the pieces together to realise it wasn’t a matter of trying to improve my self-worth but rather recognising my self-worth was always there.

Bottom line…

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