How many of you guys out there have been guilty of settling? Raise your hands. I have been guilty of this far too many times. Remember when you were younger and your mother said not to touch the hot stove and you did ?. Sometimes you know better but hey you do things anyway.
Is it laziness? Is it a feeling not being good enough? Why do we settle?
My interpretation of settling is simple. It means putting up with less than you deserve. When you entertain people, thoughts, emotions and circumstances that are not aligned with your true beliefs or goals. Basically, things that have no positive effect on personal growth.
After a little self-reflection, I have determined three reasons why I have settled in the past and what I have learnt. Let me know if you can relate. Continue reading