Rejecting My Vision and Pushing Through My Upper Limit Problem

Rejecting My Vision and Pushing Through My Upper Limit Problem

I have a confession to make: for the past two months, my vision board has been suffocating in the trunk of my car. My dreams. My goals. My vision. It was all locked away, underneath flattened moving boxes, used grocery bags, and those dirty tennis shoes I sometimes use for hiking but never bring inside because they’re covered in mud. Yuck.

I don’t know about you, but re-reading the above paragraph makes me feel pretty lame. It makes me feel like a failure. Like I’d given up on my dreams, on my business, on myself.

But actually, I hadn’t given up on my dreams or my vision. In reality, I had encountered an Upper Limit Problem, and I had no idea it was happening.

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How You Treat Yourself is How Others Will Treat You

How You Treat Yourself is How Others Will Treat You

Remember when you were little and learned about the Golden Rule? Treat others the way you want to be treated. It’s simple enough, and many of us live our lives in this way.

But what we don’t always think about is how the Golden Rule applies to ourselves. We spend so much time focusing on relationships with our significant others, family, friends, and the world at large, that we often forget one of the most important relationships in our lives: the one we have with ourselves.

You have a relationship with yourself whether you realize it or not. The way you think and behave, the thoughts that run through your head, and the stories you tell yourself about who you are and how the world works are all pieces of this relationship. The way you engage in this relationship with the self and how you treat yourself is a strong indicator of how others will treat you, too.

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