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Ascertain if you’re seeing the whole picture.

Ascertain if you’re seeing the whole picture.

If you’re making a decision, or avoiding making a decision, based on the fear of what you might lose, ask yourself if you’re losing more by not doing what you really want to do.

When you attempt to see beyond the fear, you’re better able to recognize if you’re keeping yourself stuck—and if you’d benefit from letting go of what you think you need.

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Change how you see the inevitability of loss.

Change how you see the inevitability of loss.

The reality is that loss is inevitable.

We will all lose relationships, situations, and states of being that we enjoy and love. Even if we practice non-attachment, on some level we will get comfortable with people and circumstances.

You could say that this is what makes life beautiful...

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Use loss aversion as motivation to pursue what you really want.

Use loss aversion as motivation to pursue what you really want.

If you hang a large calendar on your wall, and put a star on every day when you do something positive—like exercise, practice a new hobby, or send out a resume for a new job—you’ll create a psychological need to keep that streak going.

Birken writes, “Your disappointment in seeing a day wit...

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Ask yourself, “What am I scared of losing?” BH

Ask yourself, “What am I scared of losing?” BH

This may seem like an obvious question, but I’ve learned that it’s all too easy to go through our days, by making choices

Whenever you have a choice to make, recognize in what way you’re motivated by the fear of losing something, whether it’s comfort, security, control, money, companionship...

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Fear Of loss

Fear Of loss

Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live

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Regularly assess your intentions and motivations

Regularly assess your intentions and motivations

This ties into the last one. Sometimes we think we want something because we’ve wanted it for years—and then we feel scared to lose that dream and all its related rewards.

But sometimes, as we grow and learn about ourselves and the world, our wants change.

If you’re forcing yourself ...

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