How quickly can you go from zero to catastrophe in your thinking?

How quickly can you go from zero to catastrophe in your thinking?

It’s an ever present source of anxiety isn’t it?

What you likely aren’t aware of is that catastrophe is only one side of the coin. The other side is opportunity.

In fact, let’s reframe how we see the coin. Instead of heads or tails, think head or heart.

Do you lead with your head more than your heart (what are the consequences)?

How do you balance the two in order to avoid the crazy making you put yourself through?

Begin by realizing the head and heart are a partnership not a competition and balance is the order of the day.

The head demands planning and knowing. The heart desires curiosity and learning.

If you go catastrophic it’s because you’re seeing the perfection/planning side of the coin while forgetting it’s partnership with the imperfection/learning side.

Here’s how the partnership looks in action…

Imperfection – Mistake, Adjust, Mistake, Tweak, BINGO!

(Flip the coin)

Perfect♥️ IT WORKS!

Make sense?

Letting go of catastrophic thinking requires you to see perfect and imperfect as inseparable.

Gifting you with a reliable, repeatable path for discovering what works to create a life you’re happy with.

I can guide you in how to master this way of thinking. Just ask me…

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