Sometimes we are our own worse enemy - we undermine ourselves, we sabotage our success, we ignore our desires, and repress our needs. We act as our own nemesis, actively seeking to find the imperfections within ourselves, and constantly placing ourselves in positions, relationships and circumstances that do not nourish our growth.
We do a better job than our rivals, at blocking our happiness.
So just for today, promise yourself to get out of your own way....
Many proudly boast about their irritating levels of perfectionism: some even note it as a "weakness" in interviews, secrectly knowing this pushing of yourself, consistently striving for quality, and getting it right, regardless of personal loss and deterioration, is what some employers yearn... or so they think.
However, perfectionism is also a small internal cry that it is not enough, it is not good enough - maybe you are not good enough, or, if something is missed or not a
There seems to be an obsession with making moves, especially the 'right' moves, with a fear of being left behind, or not 'appearing' to be winning.
Many compare their real life with the glossy social media 'showreels' of others, resulting in rushed commitments, or spending too much time overthinking each turn, wanting to ensure it is the 'right turn' - with quick returns, no risks, large payoffs, and zero investment. This is a fallacy! The ability to take risks, accept losse
Many fail and block their own blessings by worrying abouth the success, journey, and ideas of others.
Instead of investing their time within cultivating and appreciating their own greatness. they sit still feeling threatened, or rush into new things in order to compete, out of fear of being left behind or out done.
Some even stand in the way of others, or intentionally withhold information, with misguided belief that it somehow slows others down. Yet the only person they ha