We have all been stuck in our lives at some point and experienced the dissatisfaction that comes from not achieving results, experiencing our full potential and having an inner sense of fulfillment. We may have felt inadequate, disappointed, lonely and even frustrated but not understood how to move forward effectively and tackle our challenge. This post outlines the top reasons why people get stuck and questions that can be the catalyst to getting out of the rut and kicking some butt.
What is a stuckism?
N. The reason one is stuck in their endeavors and are confused, scared, paralyzed or unable to take concrete action and move forward toward a positive outcome.
#1 Lack of Confidence, Trust or Belief in Oneself
Experience – If you had 50% more confidence than you do right now…what would you do?
#2 Lying to Ourselves
Truth – What truth do you avoid saying out loud?
#3 Unclear Direction
Clarity- What specific steps do you need to take?
#4 Negative Inner Thoughts or Behavior Patterns
Possibility – When is your story not true?
#5 “Nuts & bolts” Logistical Issues
Knowledge – Where do you have “I don’t have an Eraser for my Pencil Syndrome” issue?
#6 Not the right Type of Support or Environment
Energy – What are you tolerating in your life?
#7 Not taking Responsibility or being Accountable
Power – If you took responsibility what would you have to give up?
#8 Need for Approval…Fear of Judgment
Acceptance – What are you most afraid of when someone judges you?
#9 Disconnect from Heart, Spirit & Creative Resources
Connection – If a six year old was looking at your situation, what would their advice be?
#10 Decision Paralysis
Certainty – What circumstances have allowed you to make the best decisions of your life?
#11 Overwhelm, not enough Bandwith
Progress – What matters most at this time?
#12 Perceived Loss or Consequence
Perspective – If you were writing your autobiography, what would you say about your perceived loss?