So many times when I share about something we do – sticking to a $ 70 grocery budget, getting out of debt, saving and paying for something, promoting, etc., people immediately write and let me know why they can’t do what we do.
Here’s the thing: I don’t share what I do online in the expectation that everyone will do exactly what we do. Grooming may not be an option for you. You may find yourself in a situation where a mortgage is a smarter idea than renting and saving to pay cash. Perhaps you live in an area where groceries are the most expensive or you may not have large discount stores.
When you see someone else doing something and your first answer is to list the reasons why you can’t do what they’re doing, I urge you to stop saying, “I can’t.” Ask instead, where the resistance is coming from. Is there any part of you who feels like you want to cut your grocery bills, reduce debt, or pay cash for something, or take care of care?
In this episode, we encourage you (and ourselves!) To stop saying, “I can’t” and instead to ask, “What can I do?”
We get very handy when we discuss it. I also tell Jesse an embarrassing moment that happened in a radio interview that day, we discuss his receding hairline, we talk about books we read, we set out on how he and I process things so differently, and i’m talking about my pressure nails. Yes, all in about 30 minutes. 🙂
In this episode:
[00:33] Today let’s talk about how to remove “I can’t” from your vocabulary.
[01:21] But first, an embarrassing story about a radio interview I had recently.
[06:25] Thinking and speaking is definitely a skill that many women can attest to. How about men
[07:27] Why husbands should ask, not what their wives think. 🙂
[08:19] The pressure on my nails is saving my life this week.
[13:38] Listen as I make Jesse’s life-saving tip for this week.
[15:32] Jesse shares the routine that is now saving his life.
[17:51] I have read Praying mother by Brooke McGlothlin.
[20:12] Jesse is reading Cross shadow by Andrew Huff.
[20:40] Stop saying “I can’t.”
[22:35] Why resistance to change becomes “I can’t” statements.
[24:24] If you get to the wall but have a desire, take this challenge.
[25:53] Think about what you can and cannot do.
[27:42] Is your answer really “I can’t” or is it “I don’t want to”?
[30:49] Perhaps you won’t be able to accomplish this big thing, but it may be time for a small change.
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