When You're Not Keeping Up

I had an interesting experience on the treadmill a few weeks ago.

I couldn’t realize why my runs were so hard – until I noticed that the incline setting was stuck. Even though the treadmill said I was running at no incline, the machine was stuck at level 10.

This made me think about more than just running.

Sometimes we don’t recognize that we are trying to keep up with everything even though in life we are on a level 10 incline. We expect things to happen as easily and effortlessly as they always do – and when they don’t, we can be awfully hard on ourselves. We can wonder what’s wrong with us, why other people seem to be able to get it all done, and worry that we’re never going to have what it takes.

But we don’t have to do it that way anymore. Not when we know how to detect the inclines in our lives, and not when we have the tools to know what to do about it.

In this episode I share 3 tools to help you when you are facing life on an incline.

In this episode:

  • Acknowledge the incline
  • Default to self-love instead of self-criticism
  • Do something about it

Tools Mentioned:

  • What do you need, what’s missing?


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