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"Just Because It's the Path of Least Resistance..."

Posted on: August 18, 2019
Tags: Progress, Resistance, Challenges, Projects
Path of Least Resistance

...Doesn't Mean It's the Wrong Path."      - Natasha Romanoff             

    
It seems to me that the path of least resistance gets a bad rap.  When I was looking for the quote for today's subject line, I found all sorts of quotes about how taking that path will:
 
     Never make you proud
     Guarantee failure in life
     Lead to crooked rivers and crooked men
 
That's just naming a few!  I, on the other hand, believe that sometimes the path of least resistance is the only way to make forward progress.  When confronted with a challenge, it doesn't make sense to me to keep hammering away at it until I pulverize it.  There are so many aspects to every situation.  Maybe that one aspect you're hammering away at isn't ready to move.  Fine.  Just shift your focus to a different aspect of the issue or to a different issue all together.  Or maybe you just completely change your approach to the original issue.  It doesn't mean you give up; it just means that you change something about the dynamic so that the dynamic can change.  Because as the saying goes:  What we resist, persists.  There.  That was easy!
   
Here is the Question: 
Where would the path of least resistance serve you today?
 
 
 
 
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The Preliminary Consultation (60-90 Minutes): We will tour your home and talk about what you would like to change and what you could do with your space that clutter is keeping you from accomplishing. After the tour, we will create a plan of action for transforming your space from overwhelming to outstanding$50.00/session

On-going Consulting: Designed to help you conquer your organizing challenges, our on-going sessions consist of coaching around organizing and my hands-on help with decluttering and removal of any items you decide to donate. Donating helps you see more progress right away and it prevents the donation items from becoming a new pile of clutter. $50.00/hour

*All clients receive a postcard after each session that summarizes the activity in that session and celebrates progress! 

Please contact me to set up your consultation at 513.305.0401 or Polly@PollyGiblin.com. You can also use the contact form to submit your request/inquiry.

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