When Your Protective Armor Is Weighing You Down
Every single one of us has fear based 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝘁𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗽𝗮𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻𝘀. At some point in our lives (often when we're little) we developed these approaches because 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙮 𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙮 𝙝𝙚𝙡𝙥𝙚𝙙 𝙪𝙨.
We put on some armor & it's how we kept ourselves from getting hurt. The Payoff > Cost.
𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗯𝗹𝗲𝗺 𝗶𝘀 we get really good at practicing them & we turn them into habits. Then we get to new places in our lives and the
Cost > Payoff.
Except, because we're now in Autopilot (operating out of habit) we're 𝙪𝙣𝙖𝙬𝙖𝙧𝙚 that we're working against ourselves.
What to do?
𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗿𝘂𝗽𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗼𝘄𝗻 𝗔𝘂𝘁𝗼𝗽𝗶𝗹𝗼𝘁 𝗯𝘆 𝗮𝘀𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗲𝗹𝗳 𝗔𝗱𝘃𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗤𝘂𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀:
- Where am I coming from fear & protection instead of love & growth?
- Where am I getting frustrated & How am I getting myself there?
You are powerful, creative & resourceful. You access & exercise your personal power when you get out of Autopilot & into your Personal Performance Zone.
If you want some help throwing off the chainmail, connect with me & we'll see where you can start!
[original photo by andriyko-podilnyk]
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