usually in direct opposition of our goal. We want to “break out of
the rut” and “get back on track” toward what really matters most.
However, one important lesson that I learned from a former
colleague is: Often, the harder we try to get out of a rut, the
more enmeshed in the rut we get.
something. It might be telling us that we are moving too fast, or
moving the wrong direction, or revealing some other important
lesson. Every rut comes with a reason. The wise goal-seeker
determines what lesson the rut has to teach and then proceeds on
Instead of fighting out of the rut, welcome it. Take a break and
think about what lesson this rut might be trying to reveal. Honor
and listen. Then you will have the strength to walk from it.
I learn from the rut.