Taking advantage of chances that come your way, getting out of that relaxed situation all sounds good when said, nevertheless, practicing them can be difficult. Truth be told, your personal growth and development could be hindered by quite a number of ingrained behaviors. Once you are aware of what these behaviors are, they become easy to change. If you discover that you engage in these five things continuously, then its time you have self-reflection and see if you can make changes that are needed to deal with these actions.
- You Always Find a Reason to say No
Saying no is always the best option since people fear to say yes. Finding reasons why you shouldn’t engage in things like a challenging job, traveling all over the world and being set up on a blind date is also very easy than contemplating why you should. If you turn down and decline offers and opportunities instantly then you could be losing on amazing opportunities. Know when you can begin saying yes to some things.
- Your Fear for the Unknown
Some individuals are more curious about what the future holds than others though it’s definitely true that everyone does this. Imagining the worst scenarios or bad things that might happen are just normal for these people. If you have this quality then know that having a negative mindset will always hinder you from embracing new opportunities that will come your way.
- You Instantly Judge People, Places and Situations
When we feel insecure about ourselves and our surroundings, we tend to become judgmental. However, if you feel aloof when meeting new individuals of hint that there is no possibility of you having fun when a not-your-thing opportunity arises, then others will get into new relationships and experiences while you’ll be left feeling lonely and left out. You, therefore, should give people an opportunity before chasing them away. You might meet new companions or mentor. Try to fail but do not fail to try before coming into a conclusion.
- You Engage in Activities You “Should” Engage In
There is always that voice in our heads that always make decisions for us on what we should do and what we shouldn’t. Our past experiences are always present in this voice. These “shoulds” however might be things that we are required to do by our parents, current companion or even the social expectations. What you think you should do is always a hindrance to new opportunities and stop you from having fun in life.
- You Feel a Sense of Restlessness
At times maybe you do what you need to do. Maybe you are not a risk taker or even do not get out of a relaxed situation frequently. Nevertheless, you might also feel the urge to discovering what life has in store. Don’t ignore this feeling but pay attention to it and you’ll find new opportunities that you didn’t know were in existence.