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You are Not Lazy or Undisciplined. You Have Internal Resistance.

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What is internal resistance?

  • The Resistance is a mysterious hostile force, an enemy that has be bested.
  • Resistance is intrinsic to using your talents, and it has to be faced daily. But it is not a grim otherworldly force that blights our existence.
  • Internal resistance is not a free-standing inherently...

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What can you do with your internal resistance?

  • Recognise that internal resistance is on your side.
  • Get curious about this pain that your brain is so worried about
  • Negotiate. [figure out what is motiving your internal resistance immediately, and even once you do, it can ta...

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Listening to your resistance.

  • Treat internal resistance as a form of wisdom rather than a malevolent opponent.
  • It can be helpful to remember that the force of your internal resistance is also a measure of how much you actually want to do the work, no matter how many days, you don’t quite manage to get there.

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