Is Your Ego Getting In The Way Of Your Personal Growth?

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Ego is a powerful thing. It often acts like a backseat driver to a lot of the decisions we make. Once we perceive a threat to our ego, justified or not, our emotions hijack the show. All ability to rationalise goes out the window and we revert to our caveman days. This happens to me all the time. I’d say that I’m a logical person. At heart, I love solving problems so I’m generally good at advising people. Following that advice when the exact situation applies to me is a completely different story. I allow my ego and emotions to get in the way at critical decision moments. It has happened to me so many times that I’ve lost count. Every single time, I’ve looked back and identified the exact moment where if I had taken a different path, I might have had a more positive outcome. So, I’m going to share my experiences in these situations, analyzing how to avoid the same pitfalls in the future.

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How the power of letting go made me feel free

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It’s difficult. I have to say letting go is one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do. Leaving a toxic friendship. Quitting an unfulfilling job. Saying goodbye to a former version of yourself. Theoretically,  we know that we’d be better off once we’re set free. However, it’s terrifying to take to leap. As usual, I find myself trying to figure out my thoughts. What is holding me back? Why won’t I set myself free? Will I ever take the leap? 

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Own Your Goals Using This Amazing Technique (2021).

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Here we are again, back in lockdown for the second time. Locked away from the outside world, but also locked in with our thoughts. Sounds like the best time to start to own your goals for the future.

I’ve heard friends begin to think about their lockdown goals. I want to learn to bake. To lose 5kg. I want to learn to draw. Don’t get me wrong, I have no problems with goal setting. In fact, I think it’s important to have an endpoint to work towards.

However, I believe a lot of people, including myself, focus on what life will be like once they reach the goal rather than the steps needed to achieve this goal. Today, I’ll be talking about a concept that you own your goals, ‘Tiny Steps’. It has transformed the way I approach goal setting forever.

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