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Self-Sabotage, Success & Why Mindset Is Everything

Sometimes, when we struggle in one part of our biz it feels like EVERYTHING is starting to unravel.  I had massive resistance this week over sending out emails.  Something we do everyday, right?  And yet, I was dragging my feet, dreading the send button (taunting me with its orange rectangular finality) and otherwise finding every other meaningless task to fill my time.

What I couldn't figure out was...why?

And soon this feeling of sluggish, unmotivated inertia crept into everything else.  I skipped posted to social media for a couple of days.  I slowed way down on my usual engagement in my favourite online spaces.  My writing felt slow & burdensome.  Even client work began dragging.

I tried meditating.
I tried journaling.
I rationalised with feelings of exhaustion & sadness from the funeral last week.
I waffled between pushing through (which felt arduous) & compassionate time to breathe (which felt like giving in to the resistance monster).
I even questioned if I was getting depressed.

All because I couldn't send out some emails? (Seriously?!  I mean WTF?!)

So instead of spiralling further into self-doubt & despair I did something radical.

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