We Create Our Own Problems

We create our own problems

“We are looking for something that is upon the horizon.”

Stop running, and you no longer need to. Stop searching, and what you were looking for will be found. Our problems are a result of us running from what we think is a problem. If you stopped running, turned around and faced whatever it is, it would disappear.

One perfect example of this is the current economy. It has to crash at some point, it is barely holding on; the longer we wait the worse it is going to be. If we faced the current situation like mature adults instead of digging ourselves into deeper debt we could resolve it easier. Instead we keep running, only making the problem worse.

By running from something we project fear towards it, and since we are the masters who make the grass-green doing that gives the problem more power. It is like super charging the problem with negativity.

Choice

In every single moment you have a choice. You have a choice whether to take action or to continue in the current situation. By continuing, the problem builds up more energy and the longer you wait to deal with it the less you will want to.

Sometimes you may feel that you need time to think it through. Yes this may be true to a point, but excess thinking is very easy to fall into. If you just think you will not get anything done. If you want to make progress  you need to start doing. It doesn’t even really matter what, just start taking action and you will figure it out. We learn by doing, not sitting around and thinking about doing.

Of course, visualization can have profound effects on your abilities but that is different from just thinking about it. Besides, if you spent all your time just visualizing you still wouldn’t get anything done.

Conclusion

Our problems are problems because we make them problems. Nothing is anything without your perception. If instead of viewing them as problems and instead merely obstacles we would have a lot easier time dealing with them.

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