March 01, 2019

Yes, and . . . It’s a Matter of When

Alexandria Hien McCombs, Humana, Irving, TX

In a previous column, I recommended developing a SMART—specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and timely—plan to pursue a new goal instead of reciting disingenuous New Year’s resolutions. Easier said than done. The archrival to any bold goal is self-doubt. When we take on any new challenge, we often engage in limiting self-talk such as “I don’t know what to do,” or even worse, “What if I fail?” Although certain physical, economic, cultural, or societal forces may perpetuate our hesitation, it is important to acknowledge them and then to adopt a “Yes, and . . . ” mindset.

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