On the other hand, his was a common statement, because people so often entertain the idea of doing something that is perfectly within their abilities… but they don’t actually take action.
Sometimes, people make up reasons for not trying something new. Sometimes, people don’t even get that far. They simply have an idea and let it pass.
Of course, there are constraints of time and resources that we all must work within. And yet, it’s worth asking: Is there something you are tempted to try?
“What’s stopping you from trying to meditate?” I asked him.
He had a question about meditation. I answered it. He said he would try.
When you acknowledge that you’re tempted to try something, you can identify what’s stopping you (if anything) and remove the blocks to starting.
And then you can try. Actually try.
Welcome, friends, to 2019. I hope your year is off to a great start. I invite you to think of something you are tempted to try, ask yourself what’s stopping you, and take the appropriate steps to actually attempt it.
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