Originally Posted by Gabriel.B
I couldn't agree more with what you wrote and I'm willing to accept that there will be downs, but I'm having downs 70% of the time and I can't imagine that being right. Or is it normal? I'm familiar with Coveys airplane analogy, that it is of course for the best part of the time and that readjusting it is necessary, but it feels more like I've swerved to 45° angle of the course and only notice and do something about it once it's pretty late in the game (a couple of months)
I'm sure successful people have more up than down times, I'd want to know how they do it and try model it.
Gabriel, I realize I don't know your entire situation, so obviously I don't KNOW if this is a problem for you, but I have a question.... is it possible that you are concentrating on the low points so much that you are perpetuating those periods?
I know this about myself..... in the past, before PD, when I encountered a difficult situation, I used to obsess over how to resolve it, to the point where I couldn't sleep at night and I couldn't concentrate on anything else. I no longer do that. Now, I say to myself that I KNOW the solution will come..... and without fail it always has.
I think with my obsessing and worrying and fretting, I would convince myself that my problem was insurmountable, and it became so for me. Most of the time, the worst case scenario that I was sooooooo concerned about never happened anyway! And I had wasted so much time fretting!
Hope this helps you. Try looking at this problem from all different angles to see if there are other ways to interpret what is happening in your life. Another suggestion: Have you tried The Work by Byron Katie? What is The Work of Byron Katie?