Indecision…what is it costing you?
Have you ever felt like you were teetering on the fence about what to do? Weighing the pros and the cons until you’ve completely exhausted yourself.
The decision can range from…
- what to wear for the day to
- will you have an open honest conversation with your spouse or boss to
- will you leave your job or
- will you choose to close your business to take on a new adventure?
It doesn’t matter what the decision is the struggle may feel the same.
I recently had a conversation with an amazing woman who is currently working in a corporate position yet her passion is to open her own online business. She has been waiting for the right time to make her move and hiding her passion to the point that she’s about to explode. It was clear her indecision was costing her joy and time, which she will never be able to get back. So, I asked her, what’s the worst thing that could happen if you just started putting yourself out there?
It was like a relief valve was tripped and the floodgates flew open; she was able to breathe. She had never been able to think about it in that way before.
All of sudden her expression shifted from fear and worry to excitement and possibility. She left the conversation with a plan for what her next steps would be. Forward movement! Yeah!
I get it. There have been several times in my life and in my business where I too was paralyzed by indecision.
Here are a few tips that have helped many of my clients and myself move beyond being stuck into inspired action.
Be curious with yourself. If you decided to …
- What’s the worst thing that could happen?
- What’s the best thing that could happen?
- Which answer would you rather focus on and spend time creating?
Take a few minutes to notice… how you may be judging yourself or where you may be holding back for fear of what someone else might say or think. (Others judging you.)
Judgment…right and wrong…many of the decisions we struggle with have no true right and wrong answer. I would encourage you to challenge yourself a bit on your perception and thinking. This is a very convenient place to create excuses for not moving forward with what you most desire, however, only you can decide what’s within your realm of acceptance.
What is your indecision costing you? What pending decision has been soaking up your precious energy? Imagine what it would feel like to make the decision and be able to move forward into inspired action.
Test out the questions above and pay attention to how you feel when you answer them. Let me know what you learn from doing this.
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