• Patricia Cimino

STOP Telling Yourself This..



I DON'T KNOW.


Three of the most debilitating words you can say to yourself.


I remember this being a bad habit for me. I found myself saying these exact three words....over....and over.


The end result from repeating this bad mantra was that I got further and further away from finding a solution. 


Here's how it sounded in my brain:


"I don't know how to do this."

"I've never done this before."

"I can't do this"


Repeating these defeating sentences, I became so frustrated that I began to distract myself with stupid things like hitting the refrigerator for something to eat - when I clearly wasn't hungry, and wasting time on Facebook. This only led me to being further away from what I was trying to figure out...🤦🏻‍♀️. 


And the cycle continued for a very long time.


This is a testament to whatever we believe we create in our lives.  In this case, I created confusion with my thoughts and it's exactly what I got. And the real truth was that it was easier to sit in the IDK vs taking massive action toward my goals.


I finally decided to get a hold of myself and made a decision to NOT be confused. Each time I noticed my brain saying - 


I DON'T KNOW


I shifted it to say

I'LL FIGURE IT OUT.


When I told myself I'd figure it out I got hopeful that I could. Feeling hopeful, I began to do the things I needed to do.


I think you can guess what happened from here....


I figured it out 💁🏻‍♀️.


Do you suffer from I don't know syndrome?


Next time you hear yourself saying those 3 words - I'd like to offer you to challenge your thought with telling yourself -


"I'll figure it out."


And see what happens.


I guarantee you might not get the answer you want initially, but you'll be much further along than sitting in I DON'T KNOW and doing nothing.


xoxo,

Patricia


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