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Are You Should-ing All Over the Place?

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4:55 am
October 24, 2013


tlscott1

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posts 5

This post can be found on my site too at http://www.MakingTheComeback.com 

 

Have you ever found yourself should-ing all over the place? It is an epidemic that affects millions of people every year. The symptoms are very apparent and can cause numerous health issues.

Should-ingIf you are unaware of should-ing, then below are a few questions you can ask yourself to see if you are should-ing all over the place.

Have you said or thought any of the following?

1) I should loose weight
2) I am in a career not because I enjoy it, but because everyone said I should do this for a living
3) I chose this major because my parents said I should
4) I should eat healthier 
5) I should spend more time with my family
6) I should stop watching so much television
7) I should get my finances in order
8) I should try harder at work
9) I should read more
10) I should learn something new
11) I should network more
12) I should __________(Fill in the blank)

Obviously I am joking (sort of), but many times in our life we find ourselves saying we should do a lot of things. Unfortunately “should” doing something will never actually help accomplish what you want to do. The only thing that will accomplish that is actually doing it.

The myth we tell ourselves is we don’t have time for all the shoulds in our lives, but we do. It is just a matter of what is most important to us. Many times what is more important is disguised as the path of least resistance. That is why we should all over the place.

As I always say, we all have 24 hours in a day. Instead of should-ing all day…start doing all day! If you should loose weight…start an exercise program. If you should eat healthier…try the paleo diet for a week(check out Steve Kamb’s site for great info on paleo or Joel Runyon’s site). If you should read more…wake up 30 minutes earlier everyday. If you should spend more time with your family…schedule that time!

It is possible to stop should-ing all the time. There is no special medicine…just more will power.

What are you going to stop should-ing about today?

10:07 am
October 24, 2013


Eve of Reduction

Buffalo, NY

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posts 46

I should be starting a new ebook. Thanks for the reminder!

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5:05 am
October 28, 2013


MrTravisScott

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posts 25

Eve of Reduction said:

I should be starting a new ebook. Thanks for the reminder!

You are welcome!

7:07 pm
November 2, 2013


bryce

Member

posts 40

I should stop eating the Halloween candy. It'll be going to work on Monday.

4:23 am
November 4, 2013


MrTravisScott

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posts 25

haha…me too!

1:22 pm
April 21, 2014


jwmann2

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Just saying…working out is the best part of my day. When you begin working out, eating right and seeing the results you want, it becomes a lifestyle and you will never go back to the old you (most people). The confidence people gain from working out will also go far and carry over into other parts of their lives as well. Great post. As long as you get the ball rolling, you start doing and stop "shoulding".

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1:22 pm
April 21, 2014


jwmann2

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posts 7

Just saying…working out is the best part of my day. When you begin working out, eating right and seeing the results you want, it becomes a lifestyle and you will never go back to the old you (most people). The confidence people gain from working out will also go far and carry over into other parts of their lives as well. Great post. As long as you get the ball rolling, you start doing and stop "shoulding".

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