setbacks

Blown Off-Course? Apply the 4 As

M.J. Ryan by M.J. Ryan | January 27th, 2009 | 1 Comment
topic: Personal Growth | tags: change, goals, intent, resolutions, setbacks, starting over

You’ve been doing well making a change, and then something threw a monkey wrench into your formula for success. Make no mistake — setbacks suck. You’re right back where you started. Actually it’s worse. Because you’ve set off that part of your mind that whispers, “See, you can’t do this. Just give up. Give in. It’s not worth even trying.” This is a truly dangerous moment. Because if we listen to this voice, not only do we not change this time, but we decrease the possibility of ever changing because we lose faith in ourselves.