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9 things to stop doing immediately:

Ready for positive change? Start by quitting these 9 habits:

  1. Stop making excuses
  2. Stop playing the victim
  3. Stop complaining
  4. Stop being afraid of failure
  5. Stop putting things off, stop procrastinating
  6. Stop being so hard on yourself
  7. Stop trying to control everything
  8. Stop giving up on yourself
  9. Stop settling for an “Ok”, stop settling for a “decent”


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1 - Stop making excuses

Quit making excuses; they only relinquish control of your life. Just like a CEO takes responsibility for a company's success or failure, you are the CEO of your life. Take charge, own the outcomes, and stop blaming circumstances or others.


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2 – Stop playing the victim

Stop blaming someone else for your situation. You’re not poor because of your parent, nobody’s responsible for your current situation. Whatever happen in your life is because of your decision. I’m not where I wanna be because of my boss, etc. It’s easy to blame others because you don’t have to take control. Stop being the victim to be the author of your life.


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3 – Stop complaining

Instead of complaining, channel that energy into finding solutions. Identify problems, brainstorm three potential solutions, and act on the best one. Take control of your life by proactively seeking answers.


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4 - Stop being afraid of failure

Embrace failure as a valuable teacher. Think of famous inventors like Thomas Edison, who faced countless failures before creating the light bulb. Each failure brought them one step closer to success.


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5 – Stop putting things off, stop procrastinating

Procrastination often stems from fear or uncertainty. Consider the student who postpones studying for an exam. Instead, tackle your tasks head-on. As the saying goes, "Ready, fire, aim." Start, learn, and adjust your approach as needed.


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6 – Stop being so hard on yourself

Recognize that no one is flawless. Even accomplished individuals have made mistakes along the way. Take the example of renowned scientist Albert Einstein, who faced challenges and setbacks in his early academic career. Learn to forgive yourself, make necessary adjustments, and keep moving forward.


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7 – Stop trying to control everything

Life is full of uncertainties. Think about a scenario where you're planning an outdoor event, and the weather turns unfavorable. You can't control the weather, but you can have a backup plan in case of rain. It's about adapting to the circumstances you can't control.


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8 – Stop giving up on yourself

Consider a working parent who aspires to excel in both their career and as a loving parent. Instead of choosing one over the other, strive to be both a successful professional and a dedicated parent. The "and" mindset opens up possibilities and encourages you not to settle for mediocrity.


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9 - Stop settling for an “ok”, stop settling for a “decent”

Start looking for what you deserve, I deserve a great life, you need to work for it. I’m going to make this great. Imagine at the end of your life, God asks you how was your life? Will you feel good to say it was ok. Live a life you will remember.


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In summary, it's time to break free from the shackles of excuses and self-doubt that hold you back. Embrace failure as a stepping stone towards success and view imperfection as a natural part of your growth. Redirect your energy towards what you can control, and remember that your well-being should be a top priority. With these principles as your compass, aim not just for success but for excellence in every facet of your life. As you journey forward, keep in mind that your actions today shape the legacy you leave behind, so make each step count.


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PS :

This was inspired from The Mindset Mentor of Rob Dial, I just tried to add some opinion. 


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It's my first sharing, I wanted to take action, this idea really inspired me and help me leaving my comfort zone.


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