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Facing the Demons of Inaction | Care2 Healthy Living

Facing the Demons of Inaction | Care2 Healthy Living

By Gregg Krech, Experience Life Most of the reasons for procrastination have to do with “internal barriers” like fear, anxiety, indecision, perfectionism, etc. I call these barriers the “Demons of Inaction.” If we feel anxious about going for a job interview, we can’t will ourselves to feel relaxed and confident. If we experience doing our income taxes as frustrating and tedious, we can’t just snap our fingers and suddenly find the task satisfying and exciting. But if we adjust our action, and act in the face of our feelings, generally those feelings will change or subside naturally — much faster than if we explored or mulled or worried for a long period, but failed to act. Traditional therapies generally suggest that you must conquer these demons through various strategies, such as insight, self-talk, motivation or increased self-esteem . But Morita Therapy is less about ...

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