Overcome microwave mentality

A life coach shares one of her personal experiences and ways to overcome it.

I recall one day standing by my microwave and thinking to myself, “Man, this sure is taking a long time!” As soon as those words entered my mind, I realized that I had been conditioned by instant-gratification ideology. I was no longer patient. I wanted instant results—results so quickly that I considered the microwave as taking too much time. This was an eye-opener for me.

In order to have anything of lasting value it must be started on a strong footing. The groundwork may take time, yet it’s essential for quality to be prevalent. We need to realign our thinking. Pursue your goals and dreams with a desire for quality, regardless of the time and effort it takes. After all, anything worth doing is worth doing right.

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