Stuck: settling for short term gains over long term pay off. What does that mean? When we are the victim in a situation we receive immediate relief in the form of sympathy which can feel good but is only temporary solution to a much bigger challenge. Sort of like putting a band aid on a broken arm.

So how do we get unstuck? Instead of settling for the immediate relief we have to step back and look at the larger picture. What outcome am I trying to create? What do I have control over? What do I not have control over? How can I utilize my skills and assets to achieve the desired outcome? With each challenge we face we have the opportunity to try something new.

In case you’d like to see my face as I share this thought, I made a post on IG:

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