Challenges test our courage and our ability to change.
In both our lives and our recovery, it is counterproductive to look at something daunting and say, “No way, I’ll never pull that off.” Instead of saying “I can’t,” we need to acquire and master the tools we need to succeed, one tool at a time. And then we must give it a shot, whatever our challenge happens to be. As we master each new tool, we learn what it feels like to use it and succeed with it, and then we’re ready and excited about learning and using and succeeding with the next tool. Success breeds success. And that is an incredible feeling. But we can only experience that feeling when we toss our preconceived notions about what we can and can’t do into the garbage.
Task for Today
Listen for the words “I can’t” and change them to “I can.”