The Face Everything Technique

Avoidance doesn’t work.

In life it feels so natural, so easy to avoid things when they become difficult or we just don’t know how to deal with them.

By putting them off we tell ourselves we need time to think or to formulate our response or plan.

The reality is often we aren’t sure what to do and are simply waiting for the issues to go away.

This short 4 step process from a master of minimalism, Leo Babauta, gives a pragmatic approach to anything you may be fearing in your own life.

The end of the article is the most pertinent:

You might have the urge to dismiss this article, to avoid practicing this technique. That too is avoidance, and I urge you to face it this moment.

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