There are just two reasons why you haven’t done the stuff that you want to do:
Here’s the thing: nearly everyone who succeeds, will always assume number #2. By default, the reason they have failed is themselves. It is, without fail, their own fault. Always.
If this sounds like wilful bunk, consider the flipside: those who fail always assume it’s not their fault. With that attitude, your ego is forever letting itself off the hook. You can’t learn from your experiences, except maybe that you shouldn’t have even tried, because – well – that big bad world was just super-mean to you again.
Try listening to a lot of normal conversation: it’s just ego repair.
“I’ve been here 6 years in the same job and they still haven’t promoted me!”
“I know, me too! It’s so unfair…”
As Don Draper would say: I hate to break it to you, but there is no big lie. There is no system. The universe is indifferent.
Whenever “it” or “they”, “he” or “she” is to blame, you’re just diverting the blame. Because the only thing that matters is what you can control: what-are-you-going-to-do-
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