1. Fear

An unpleasant often strong emotion caused by anticipation or awareness of danger. (Merriam Webster) Fear can be real or imagined. What is it that you fear? Define it! Now research your definition to locate why you are fearful. Is it life threatening? “Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

  1. Procrastination

To put off intentionally and habitually. (Merriam-Webster) Putting things off will not make them mysteriously disappear. Answer the question: What is it that causes me not to get started? Am I lazy or not motivated? Must I have everything I think I need before starting? Start building a regular routine of things, projects, learning, that needs to be completed. Do what you have determined as “the hard stuff” first by breaking it down into achievable, rewardable pieces.

  1. Doubt

Uncertainty of belief or opinion that often interferes with decision making. (Merriam-Webster) Doubt grabs a hold of us all from time to time. The uneasiness of do we have all the information we need to make good choices and decisions. Belief in self will occur when we prepare our self-daily with ongoing continuous learning.

  1. Laziness

Disinclined to activity or exertion. (Merriam-Webster) We all have a lay side of our selves. The trick is to not give in to it when there is work to be done. Do the work first and then reward yourself with the laziness as a way to recharge and evaluate.

  1. Insecurity

Feeling insecure? Shaky? Not able to place your feeling with your knowledge? Do your best to do the research, get prepared, before making choices or decisions. YES! You Can!

  1. Lack of character

Your character is who you are. What you say. What you do and how you are perceived. Do you walk your talk? Do the right thing because it is the right thing. Your character is the legacy you leave behind.

  1. Negative environment

When you find yourself in a negative remember it is temporary and you can choose to move away from it, go around it or even leave it behind. “Reality is created by the mind; we can change our reality by changing our mind.” — Plato

  1. Unhealthy relationships

Signs of an unhealthy relationship: Insults, Extreme Jealousy, Pressure, Wrongful Blame, Sudden Mood Changes, Emotional Blackmail, Physical Harm. The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman.

  1. Being Uncoachable

Is when you are unable to listen to or initiate a different way of achieving what you say you want or have. Coaches use questions to help motivate, encourage, and initiate new ways of thought and actions.

  1. Small ambition

Ambition is the inner desire to achieve a dream or vision. Each of us must decide how big is big. Do the research, get prepared, and execute the plan. Think BIG and take the calculated Risk!

  1. No motivation

We all have different motivations in our lives. For some it could be money, love, security, car, house, satisfaction, or a Good Humor Bar. Point being, find yours, and get it done.

  1. Comfort

When we seek comfort and stay there to long, we will become stagnant and our grow, imagination, and success will become stunted. Try new things. New adventures.

  1. Selfishness

A concern for one’s own welfare or advantage at the expense of or disregard of others. Excessive interest in oneself. (Merriam-Webster) “Selfishness is not living as one wish to live; it is asking to live as one wishes to live.” – Oscar Wilde

  1. Disbelief

The act of disbelieving. A mental rejection of something as untrue. Research why you disbelieve.

  1. Giving up

To cease doing or attempting something especially as an admission of defeat. To Quit. “The only one who can say Quit is me!” — Wrangler

D.W.(Dick) Powell

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