#248 / Do what you've been avoiding.

“There’s nothing you can’t handle. Because any response to a situation is “handling it”. All we need to be concerned about is where our method of “handling it” sits on the scale of tip-top to catastrophic and then go from there. ”


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What are you trying not to do?

What’s the one conversation you just don’t want to have?

What are you avoiding?

If I gave you my list it would either depress or impress you, depending on how emotionally invested you were in my personal journey. But I’m trying to change that this week. I’m working on changing that. I’ve written out a list of the things that I hate doing each week, and I’m trying to create a process for my Monday, where I simply dedicate myself to cutting through it.

It’s worth identifying the bits and pieces that you’re avoiding. Make a plan to tackle them head on. If you can clear the clutter and reduce that mental load, every other task on your list will become easier.

All my love,

Joan

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