I wrote about the REAL magic bullet, a.k.a the compounding effect. I had some reflection on it’s so hard to embrace the compound effect. I realise something
The barrier to doing something long enough is our microwave mentality.
We want our results to be ‘quick’. Like how things get heated in under 120 seconds on a microwave. Or how we start to get likes immediately after posting a picture.
The world around us constantly encourages this behaviour.
When results are not as quick as I want it, I get into a state of self criticism. Press the try harder button. And eventually give up.
How often have you been caught in this trap?