You don’t need to wait till the New Year to start quitting bad habits and creating new ones!
It can be challenging to break bad habits, especially if you’ve been doing them for a while. But a better understanding of how habits begin helps make the process easier.
1 – Trying to please everyone at work
Despite the positive attributes, being a people pleaser also have a negative impact on your career, as well as professional happiness and causes future frustration and burn out.
Start by establishing healthy boundaries of time and effort you’re spending on certain tasks. Take your time and reflect on where and on what to spend your time on, being clear about what your priorities are can help you decide what is worth your time and energy.
2 – Fearing Change and New Opportunities
Life has no certainties nor guarantees, but the one constant thing and is the same for all, it is that all things change. If you really want to live a life that reflects the best of our possibilities then we have to be open to change and to welcome it as a natural part of our evolution.
Everyone needs their own practice to find the right solution for overcoming this fear. Here are some examples, break things down into smaller pieces, try different types of therapies that can help relieve the fear of change such as talk therapy, neuro-linguistic therapy, or behavior therapy.
3 – Thinking You’re Not Good Enough
While everyone experiences this feeling occasionally, it’s important to recognize that this thought is not true. This false understanding can occur from external and unconscious pressures such as society or social media.
Stopping yourself from spiraling and comparing yourself to others is a crucial first step. It’s very easy in our days to open LinkedIn just to find everyone getting promoted, landing there dream jobs, or starting their own businesses, while this can motivate you to work hard, a feeling of “I’m not good enough” can creep into your mind. Instead, focus on when you succeeded in life, and focus on your development process – consider the enjoyment of the process not just the end goal.
Article written by Hala Haider – Sales Coordinator