The Escape Self-Doubt IQ Matrix explores how to overcome the doubts that are holding you back from achieving your goals. Self-doubt is often the dividing line between successful and unsuccessful people. Successful people have learned how to overcome their doubts. They, therefore, move forward with confidence, even during times of uncertainty. Eliminating self-doubt won’t remove the uncertainty from your life. It will, however, help you work through that uncertainty with a deeper sense of self-confidence and belief in your ability and adaptability. Without lingering self-doubt, you will think more clearly and be more resourceful when facing obstacles, challenges, and the inevitable setbacks that life throws your way.
Here is a quick breakdown of each branch of the Escape Self-Doubt mind map:
- MEASURE: To escape the lingering self-doubt that holds you back from achieving your goals, you first must figure out how that self-doubt is manifesting in your life. This first branch walks you through a set of questions that will help you identify your doubts. With clarity, you will be better able to work through your doubts in a proactive way.
- STOP: To overcome your doubts, you need to immediately stop doing certain things. This second branch walks you through the various tricks your brain plays on you that lead to lingering doubt. When you stop replaying these thought patterns, you instantly free yourself from these doubts.
- CHOOSE: It’s now time to choose a different perspective and a different way to think about your life and the uncertainty that exists. This third branch takes you through a series of questions that will transform the thoughts that trigger self-doubt in your life.
- COMMIT: The final step towards eliminating self-doubt is to commit to a new set of thoughts and actions that will free your mind of the doubts that are holding you back in life. This branch walks you through several questions and provides suggestions on how to commit to a new set of decisions and actions that will alleviate your doubts as you work toward your goals.
This map provides a roadmap for overcoming self-doubt in a proactive and effective way. Referencing it regularly and committing it to memory will help you to embed these principles into your subconscious mind. Only in this way will you develop optimal habits of mind and patterns of behavior that will transform how you think about this topic.
A mind map, of course, does this beautifully because it mirrors the synaptic connections made in your brain as you try to establish new habits of thought and behavior. It brings together key concepts and ideas that help your brain to fully integrate and process this information. The brain, subsequently, rewires itself as it attempts to establish new habits of mind. It’s an ideal tool for creating lasting change and transformation.