Saturday, May 16, 2020
Face the problem
Facing a serious problem is tough. Yet the long-term consequences of avoiding that problem will be even more difficult.
There is no easy choice, but it’s easy to see there is an optimal choice. Facing the problem, as burdensome as it may be, is less burdensome than forever running from it.
Wishing that the problem had never happened, doesn’t improve anything. Pretending the problem isn’t there does not make it go away.
You have a strong, innate desire to follow the least objectionable path. Put that desire to work for you.
Remind yourself that the pain of avoidance will be far greater than the pain of facing the problem. Then let your own natural desire to avoid the bigger pain, push you to embrace the lesser pain of taking action.
Make a difficult path easier to choose by comparing it to an even more difficult option. Face the problem once and for all, long before it can become much worse.
Ralph MarstonLife wants to live Value of your effort
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