Can’t Do Attitude

Here’s a question I saw recently, Would you rather believe you can’t achieve something you haven’t but that others have, or that you chose not to?”

I find this kind of internal monologue question interesting mostly because I don’t usually have internal monologues with myself. I told this to my wife and step-daughter the other day and they looked at me like I was an alien.

The question feels like, do you want to lie to yourself or not?” It’s the I can’t ask her out” versus I chose not to ask her out.” Can’t or won’t.

It’s a mindset and one that everyone can control. Make a choice and follow through.

Want to get healthier? Choose behaviors that match the goal. Instead of I can’t work out” or even I chose not to work out” why not simply avoid those internal dialogues completely and lead with I’m going to work out.” You make it a no-brainer choice, a thing you do each day so it becomes a habit and you eliminate the internal question.

Believing you can’t is enough to not even try for a lot of people. You have to change the mindset. You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take and having a can’t do attitude” is detrimental.

Change your thinking and change your life.

May 15, 2019


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