I Choose, at This Moment,
© 2002 Julie Jordan Scott
How often do you hear from your children,
your partner, your comrades in the business world utter those dreaded two words.
You know the ones: "I can't".
"I can't take a break" or "I can't understand you!" or
"I can't see the light at the end of the tunnel" or "I can't be a
success at ......"
None of these "I can't" statements are truth.
The speaker may believe they are truth, which to them transforms the
"I can't" into concrete.
Instead, lets take some time to transform the thinking which begins the
Look at this example: I choose, at this moment, not to ..... "end
this statement with whatever you are choosing not to do".
So, you would say, "I choose, at this moment, not to take a break" or
"I choose, at this moment, not to take the energy and effort necessary to
Or "I choose at this moment not to use my flashlight to find the path to
the end of the tunnel" or "I choose, at this moment, to not determine
what it would take to be a success at .... and then single mindedly apply myself
to my success."
This is one way to put an end to the dreaded "I can't" statement.
Unless something is physically impossible, such as a Man giving birth, saying
the words, "I can't" are simply false. The truth lies in the
Replacing "I can't" with, "I choose, at this moment, not to"
keeps your integrity in tact, places you firmly in that space of time, and
allows you to look forward to the choices in your next moments.
Plus its so simple. Look at the letters.
At this moment
An acronym for "I can't".
Experiment with this expression this week. If you hear "I can't" cross
your lips, replace it with the choice statement.
Check in with yourself and see what a difference it makes both in each
individual circumstance as well as in the big picture of the entire week.
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Julie Jordan Scott is a Personal Success Coach, Radio Host, Mother of 4 and
writer who partners with Passion Seekers so that they can make more money, have
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