No matter what makes you choose to seek out therapy, oftentimes it has to do with breaking some sort of pattern. It could be a pattern that’s been learned and ingrained since your childhood. It could be something that you developed over time.
If you were attracted to the title of this article, you most likely want to break a cycle you’re on that may feel viscous. It may be hard to shake the feeling of going in the same circle, instead of stepping onto a steadier path.
You may or may not be able to identify what's contributing to holding onto these patterns. Whether it's something you do to cope, something you now find hard to control, or something you’re just now noticing is going on for you--and you want to stop it before it gets worse--you have the ability to break a pattern.
Is what’s going on for you taking focus away from your work, making it tough to make decisions, affecting your relationships, or the quality of your life overall? As with anything, it takes time and practice, patience and intention, and a commitment to break a pattern that has proven to not be healthy for you. Here are some motivational quotes that might help give you a jumpstart.
This past blog post might be helpful when you're trying to unlearn old ways. Self Compassion--How can you give yourself a break? As always, please feel free to share with someone you feel could benefit from the messages here. Also reach out to me if you find yourself in a place where you need help making a change.