Our goal is to believe in ourselves enough to always believe we can succeed in every endeavor. Sometimes, despite our best efforts, all we can hear in our minds is I can’t.
“He will win, who knows when to fight and when not to fight,” wrote the ancient Chinese philosopher Sun Tzu.
You need to pick your battles with I can’t. Rather than trying to defeat it outright, try this.
Transform your I can’t into How can I?
This simple nuance sidesteps the resistance from I can’t and opens your mind to ways you can without having to get all the way to I can.
Stay true! Stay you!