Monday’s Meditation: On Being Scared To Make A Decision (& Why You Don’t Need To Be)
There are no wrong decisions.
I’ll say that again: there are no wrong decisions.
You cannot choose wrongly, because either way, you benefit.
If you make a decision and the outcome is exceedingly positive, you will have moved your life forward and will feel victorious.
If you make a decision and the outcome is seemingly negative, you will have earned yourself an important lesson, and thus, moved your life forward.
The key to being able to decide is to be at peace with not having all of the information, and deciding anyway. Because even when you’ve done your due diligence, and you’ve collected the data, and you’ve surveyed the landscape, there will still be unknown variables. You can’t know what you don’t yet know until you know it.
If you feel you need to date all of the available men or women before you can know for sure whether or not someone is the right fit for you, you will likely be single in the end. If you’re so filled with doubt and fear that you feel you need to see every last sofa on the market before you can pull the trigger and purchase one, you likely won’t be sitting on a new sofa anytime soon.
All you can ever do is use what you know now to make the best, most intuitive, most loving decision you can.
Some things will pan out, and others won’t. Either way, you will be fine.
So long as you’re not intent on punishing yourself later for not having been a psychic, you cannot go wrong.
The only real way to go wrong is to avoid deciding, all together. Indecision is inaction. It is doubt and fear. It is a disconnection from your intuitive knowing. Indecision is, itself, the fear of choosing wrong.
Not choosing then, is a form of choosing, in that you allow fear to dictate the course of your life.
You won’t ever know it all. There may be times when you feel like you’re aiming blindly, like you don’t know what you’re doing at all. But you always know enough, and, as we well know, enough is plenty.
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