Today I learned a brand new word. I’m sure many of you have heard this word before but for me it was a word that I definitely benefit from knowing. Ambivalence. For those of you who don’t know the definition of ambivalence, it simply means one person having opposing feelings towards the same objective. I know I have a lot of ambivalence in my life, especially when it comes to large and important decisions.
It is easy to fall and stay into the trap of ambivalence. Without making a firm decision, you will never move forward. With indecisiveness comes a long list of other problems. Reading Bob Proctor’s article “Decision” I was able to learn that indecisiveness can be the result of low self-esteem or confidence. Without the knowledge or practice of decision making in the past, it can be easy to stay in a state of limbo. By allowing yourself to stay indecisive, you are opening the doors to an unhealthy mindset filled with powerful emotions. Pretty soon, those emotions can take over different aspects of your life and leave your overwhelmed. Now I know what you’re thinking, “Just because I can’t make a decision means I’m going to become emotionally unstable and overwhelmed?!” It doesn’t necessarily mean that; but indecisions can leave room for a lot of unanswered questions and a sense of unfulfillment. Which in the long run can create more problems and unhappiness. Do you ever find yourself asking these questions over and over in your head?
Should I stay or Should I leave?
Should I do work or lay in bed?
Should I tell them or Shouldn’t I tell them?
Should I cook or go out to eat?
These are mild examples of problems that everyone faces. But ambivalence is prevalent in everyday occasions. Making decisions takes practice and you won’t become good at it unless you practice a lot. Even practicing self-discipline with these small tasks or thoughts can go a long way. Low self-esteem and confidence can lead you to constantly second guessing yourself and whether or not you are making the right decision. Through Holistic Sound Healing, we are able to clear any negative thoughts or doubts you have about yourself so you can reach your full potential. By working on your confidence, not only will your decision making improve, but you will have a better sense of who you are and your purpose in life. Finding yourself and learning to love yourself are huge key steps in developing a happy and healthy lifestyle. And decision-making is the key aspect in having a happy and healthy life. People who are more decisive are proven to have more money, have successful careers, better relationships and are overall happier.
So what are you waiting for? If you or somebody you know is very indecisive or lacking self-confidence or self esteem, you should try or recommend Holistic Sound Healing. By clearing those negative emotions and creating a better sense of who you are, you will have an overall more enjoyable life.