I’m starting to believe that talking is potentially the biggest obstacle to change. We talk about losing weight, we talk about exercising, we talk about going to church, opening a business, finishing that degree, starting a project, ending an unhealthy relationship..
talk, talk talk.
We talk as if the talking itself is phase one of the doing; like an appetizer before dinner. More often than not, the talking is the part where we are discussing restaurant reviews; we haven’t actually gotten off the couch yet- we haven’t made a move.
Now I’m not saying that discussing decisions, goals and ideas is a bad thing, It’s NOT! But all too often, the blah, blah blah is all there ever is..it’s the UBER that carries us to the airport, but we never get on the plane..we just sit there at the gate chewing other people’s ears off about our fantastic vision..You know, the one we have every intention of activating- just not today.
I guess there’s a reason for the phrase “quiet resolve.”
Maybe that’s the signal that we are finally ready to to move forward..
We stop talking about what we need to do and