Resistance In Life and Business

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In the first new episode of the year, I dive into resistance. The thing that stops us in our tracks when we want to make a change or do something new. This has been something recently brought to my attention in multiple ways so I felt like I had to share.

In this episode:

The truth about resistance:

  1. We resist things as a way of protecting ourselves. Waiting doesn’t always protect you. It just makes you sit in discomfort longer.
  2. When I don’t do something I say I want to do or something I know I should be doing it isn’t because I don’t want to do it. There is a deeper reasons and it often isn’t really a good one.

Ways resistance shows up:

  1. Feeling sleepy
  2. Feeling unmotivated
  3. Being defensive
  4. Procrastination
  5. Over researching
  6. Over proofing/editing
  7. Playing small
  8. Self Doubt

The list of new habits I want to build and how they turned out in December.

Here is a sneak peek at the daily list:

  • Write 5 affirmations.
  • Do a meditation followed by journaling.
  • Do stretches before bed.
  • Do 15 minutes of working out.
  • Drink 1 celery juice in the morning.
  • Drink at least 8 glasses of water.
  • Drink one green tea.
  • Do one lesson or chapter for business growth or personal development.
  • Find 1 thing to sale, donate or throw away.

Questions to ask yourself when you feel stuck and aren’t sure why:

  • Where is this resistance coming from?
  • Is the resistance causing more harm than good?
  • Is letting myself sit in this zone of resistance really just keeping me away from my goals?
  • Is it causing me to play safe or see a threat that isn’t there?
  • What is the worst thing that can happen if I do this?
  • What is the best thing?

Listen Here:

Mentioned in this episode :

Where Did The Good Go by Tegan and Sara

Buddhify – My Meditation App

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Did you enjoy this episode?

Leave a comment and let me know what you think.

Now tell me:

  • How does resistance come up for you?
  • In what areas do you see it most?
  • How do you face it?
  • What is something you are glad you stopped resisting?