I thought they were supposed to have it all figured out, I thought the first time I had a psychologist as a client. But we’re all just people, and we can’t see ourselves.
We can’t see our habits. Often, I could see the solution plain as day. Not them. The reason you’re stuck is as true as you want it to be.
“If you want something done, give it to a busy person.”
Parkinson’s Law states that “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.”
One thing thousands of clients had in common was that they all thought their busyness was unique to them, as if I didn’t just chat with five-hundred others saying the same things.
The moment you get lost in the mental commentary–the moment you start thinking about the “what” or the “if,” is the moment you stop thinking about the “how.”
Many people desire to change but are unwilling to do the things that create change. They wait for change to happen to them, not because of them.
You wait in lines. You wait for the weekend. You wait for paychecks. You wait for the end of work. You wait for tomorrow. What would have to happen for you to say you’re ready, today?