You know the feeling. You get a strike of inspiration to get started working on that project. Whether it be that book you've been meaning to read, or write, that garage door you've been meaning to fix. You finally get started on that important something after avoiding it for entirely too long.
Then it happens.
You hit a roadblock. You don't know what else to write. You don't have the tools you need. You can't figure out the problem no matter how many different ways you look at it.
So what do you do?
Most people are typical in their approach. They'll twist and turn and look at the problem every way imaginable until they don't have any more juice. They think they're not good enough. They simply give up. It was too hard and they got stuck. They throw in the towel.
Can you relate?
Have you ever put so much energy into something and felt that nothing was working? I think everyone has felt this sort of failure at some point in their life. The good news is you're not alone. The even better news is, you can do something about it.
Frustration is normal.
Feeling that you're not good enough is not ok. We need to empower ourselves and our thoughts first and foremost in order to accomplish the main goal. When you're stuck, it can feel disempowering. However, you can fight the initial feeling and take action to break down the walls that are holding you back.
Here are a few simple tips:
Seems fairly simple, right?
There is always a solution. Instead of focusing on what you're doing wrong, focus on the solution and how you can approach it differently.
The above 7 steps will help you uncover something you may not have seen before.
Go for it.
Let me know how it worked out for you. I would love to hear your thoughts in the comments below.