“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.” Amelia Earhart
“What if I make the wrong choice? How can I be sure?” So many of us struggle with making a decision because we’re afraid we might get it wrong. We torture ourselves by running through all of the various possibilities and end up paralyzing ourselves into inaction. And before we know it, days, months and even years go by without anything ever changing for us. At the root of most of our indecisiveness is
Weekly Path to Peace: Make new decisions.
- Where do you worry that you might make the wrong choice? Where has your inability to decide held you back, kept you playing small or left you feeling stuck or frozen. Begin this week by observing how making the wrong decision is keeping you down. Do you spend hours worrying or playing out different scenarios? Take time to journal about how you are held back by your inability to decide.
- Make an important decision this week. Pick one area where you have put off making an important decision and make it. Does it require you to do something or have an important conversation with someone else? Write out the steps you’ll need to take in order to carry out your decision and actively take the steps to put it into action.
As you begin this week, rate your level of happiness, self-esteem and self-confidence on a scale of 1-10, with 1 being not satisfied and 10 being very satisfied. Notice where you are Sunday evening