Facing Your Fears as an Introvert

– by Wes Colton, Founder & Coach, Introvert Unbound

Fear is one of the biggest obstacles we introverts face on the path to transforming our social, dating, and work lives. Any number of things might start our hearts palpitating, from embarrassing ourselves in social interactions, to trying our best and still not meeting our goals, to getting our heart broken.

But deep down we all know that refusing to confront that which we dread most only gives it more power over us. To this end, I’d like to share a recent personal experience that shows how facing one’s fears is a lot easier than we think…facing-fear Continue reading “Facing Your Fears as an Introvert”

How to Stop Being Lazy

– by Wes Colton, Introvert Unbound

lazy manIf you’re anything like me, you go out of your way to avoid doing the things you know you’ve got to do. While your conscious mind is telling you to “Git ‘er done,” your unconscious is more like, “Squirrel!”

Sometimes laziness is a good thing, your mind and body’s way of telling you it needs to rest and recharge to prevent burnout. But all too often it’s just a refusal to get your shit together and it’s the main obstacle keeping you from the life you want.

The first step is asking yourself if you’re lazy. If you’re not, you probably wouldn’t have clicked on this article. So now you’ve acknowledged you are (see what I did there?), you need to decide if you really want to change. Maybe you’re fine with it and are okay with the self-imposed limitations. If so, enjoy the couch time. But if you truly are committed to working on this part of yourself, the good news is you’re already halfway there!

Welcome to Lazy-Ass Anonymous. “Hi, I’m Wes and I’m lazy.” The first order of business is to drop to the ground and do a single pushup. Seriously, do it. I’ll wait…

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