Dump 8 Thoughts, Ditch the Roadblocks, Move On

Embrace a success mindset.

Janice Tovey
3 min readJan 16, 2022


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Are there things in you life that distract you from your goals? Things that you hold unto dearly in your mind. Things that you think you can not live without, but in fact hold you back and derail your happiness and success.

Maybe the time has come to bid them farewell.

You can accomplish this mental declutter by resisting the urge to add more stuff to your life. Instead, try removing negative things that could be restraining you. Some of items are easy to shake. Others may require substantial time and effort.

Get Rid of These 8:

Get rid of Perfectionism: It is a waste of time and unattainable. Everyone can make the decision to become a better person. Instead of focusing on your flaws, move forward by taking small steps to toward self improvement.

Eliminate Fear: Fearful attitudes will prevent you from achieving your goals. Remove fear, be brave, speak up, voice your own thoughts, and actively pursue your dreams.

Don’t Make Excuses: Realize that we are each responsible for our own lives. Successful people do not blame others. They know they hold the power to improve their lives. You are lying to yourself when you make excuses. These lies will hold you back from realizing…



Janice Tovey

My passion is writing. I also love reading, teaching, animals, nature, music, and humor. I am curious about everything and enjoy writing about all things.