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Is "Quit" a Four-Letter Word?

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Confabulous with Michelle Colston

Confabulous with Michelle Colston


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It's inevitable that as we evolve our desires change. When I was 6 I wanted to be a princess. I also wanted a flying horse but then I grew up and realized flying horses aren’t real—what good is being a princess without a flying horse?

Regardless, I grew out of it, moved on—no one called me a quitter. Sure, that’s an easy example. Obtaining that goal wasn’t going to put food on the table or change the world. But how many of us continue to pursue a goal long after we’ve outgrown it, simply because we feel that letting go of it equals failure?

Fail—the other F-word.

Here’s the problem in holding on to an unwanted goal: when you're misaligned with the outcome, manifesting it becomes incredibly hard because you don’t truly want it—you only WANT to want it. So you’re spinning your wheels and stressing out over something you don't even want anymore. It’s madness, dude—let it go. In doing so, you might just find what it is you do want.

That’s the show today, folks. Goals: know when to hold’em and when to walk away.