It’s that dark swamp of icky-ness we sometimes fall into. It’s that sense of going nowhere, of not moving forward, of wasting our precious, precious time.
Stuck, sinking deeper and deeper into the abyss of paralysis.
There are several reasons why we get stuck:
- Because we’re afraid
- Because what we want doesn’t align with our values or beliefs
- Because we only see one or two choices or possibilities instead of the gamut
- Because we’re perfectionists and can’t see the perfect option or path
- Because we insist on seeing the whole picture–the outcome–before taking a step forward
Where are you stuck? In a relationship with a colleague? With your spouse or child? Determining a leadership move? Taking a career path? Venturing into a new business opportunity?
Only when we define why we’re stuck and can visualize what it would look like on the other side can we gather the courage, identify the course of action, and move forward with purpose and clarity.
Are you ready to get out of the mud?
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