Give Up Avoiding Uncomfortable Things to Get the Outcomes You Want
When facing uncomfortable or unfamiliar situations, it can bring up unpleasant emotions.
If you continue to avoid uncomfortable situations, it will affect your self-confidence and willingness to take risks.
The longer you avoid dealing with situations you know you need to, the lower your chances of achieving what you want.
This issue focuses on understanding why you avoid things and ways you can deal with being uncomfortable so you can achieve the outcomes you want.
Included in this issue:
- Strive: How Doing the Things Most Uncomfortable Leads to Success (Video)
- Avoidance Behavior: What It Is and How to Overcome It (Article)
- 3 Steps Leaders Can Take to Avoid the Root Causes of Conflict (Article)
- Why Feeling Uncomfortable is the Key to Success (Article)
- 6 Ways Your Attempts to Avoid Failure Actually Increase the Likelihood That You'll Fail (Article)
- Why Avoidance Coping Creates Additional Stress (Article)
Continue reading to find out.
Enjoy this week's issue. 🙏
Strive: How Doing the Things Most Uncomfortable Leads to Success
The things you avoid can often lead to your biggest breakthroughs when you deal with them.
In this TEDx talk, learn why doing what's uncomfortable can take you higher levels of success in your professional and personal life.
- Credit: Scott Amyx | TEDxRutgers | YouTube
Avoidance Behavior: What It Is and How to Overcome It
Whenever you avoid something you know you should deal with, there is a short-term payoff. However, it will not support you in the long-term if you want to achieve the results you really want.
In this post, learn why avoidance behavior is important to understand and address, so you can continue to grow as a person.
- Credit: Alexis Green | thehealthy.com
3 Steps Leaders Can Take to Avoid the Root Causes of Conflict
Dealing with tough or uncomfortable situations is an essential part of any leader's role. How well you deal with conflict or other challenges will affect your ability to lead.
In this post, learn how you can become more comfortable dealing with difficult situations and continue to develop your leadership abilities.
- Credit: Scott Miller | inc.com
Success and Goal Achievement
Why Feeling Uncomfortable is the Key to Success
If you're never uncomfortable, it usually means you're not challenging yourself to go further than where you are or what you've accomplished.
In this post, learn how you can embrace feeling uncomfortable if you want to go to your next level of success.
- Credit: Kelly Services | kelleyservices.lu
6 Ways Your Attempts to Avoid Failure Actually Increase the Likelihood That You'll Fail
You can go through life playing not to lose or you can learn to accept failure as part of pursuing your goals.
In this post, learn what avoiding failure is costing you and what the consequences will be if you continue to avoid it.
- Credit: Amy Morin | forbes.com
Why Avoidance Coping Creates Additional Stress
If avoiding uncomfortable things is a habitual behavior, it will add to your stress levels because whatever you're avoiding isn't being resolved.
In this post, learn how avoidance coping behaviors will generate more stress in your life and what you can deal to deal with it.
- Credit: Elizabeth Scott, MS | uniquemindcare.com
Short-Term Discomfort Can Be a Bridge to a New Reality
As unpleasant as it may be when going through a challenge in your life, learning to embrace it and deal with it the best way you can will make you a stronger and wiser person.
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5 Ways You Can Stop Avoiding Things You Need to Do
When you overcome any discomfort and stop avoiding things you need to do, you will become more productive and get more things done.
In this post, learn five ways to stop avoiding doing things you need to, so you can overcome procrastination and become more productive.
Overcome Your Fears with the Help from a Life Coach
When you're feeling discomfort, it usually means something has come up. It could be an unpleasant memory or you're imagining an outcome you don't want.
Sometimes, it can be fears caused by beliefs that aren't serving you.
If you want to deal with your fears faster, it's advisable to work with a coach.
In this post, which also includes a free ebook on the "5 Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing a Life Coach," find out how working with a life coach can help you overcome fears that are holding your back from going for what you want or doing the things that will make a positive difference in your life.
Take Feeling Uncomfortable As a Sign You're Going to Experience Something New
If you want a new outcome, you need to take new actions, which means you will most likely experience discomfort and self-doubt.
You can view it as a sign you're challenging yourself to do something you have not done previously.
When you can deal with discomfort without it causing you to stop going for what you want, you will give yourself a much better chance to create something new.
MAKE IT COUNT
An action step you can take this week is to identify one thing you know you're avoiding and identify one step you can take to move past it.
Have a great week. Thank you for reading. 🙏
And always remember, live your greatness! 🙌
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