Too much of this. Too little of that. Wouldn't you like to know when enough is enough? If so, look inward. There's very little satisfaction associated with having too much or too little of something, taking on too much or too little responsibility, or considering ourselves as doing too much or too little. This bouncing back and forth between these two considerations, never quite identifying when we are or have done enough, perpetuates a limiting self concept.... Thinking of ourselves as not enough. When will we find enough to be doing exactly what we are doing, exactly the way we're doing it, and with whom we are doing it? Sometimes we extend ourselves in ways that go beyond what would be true and authentic. We may find ourselves continuing to participate in a conversation that we have lost interest in. Or, we take on a greater degree of responsibility for something that,
had we taken a bit more time to consider, isn't in keeping with our values or other time commitments. In other circumstances, we may think that we've neglected to take on the proper amount of responsibility in a matter. Or, we will turn down an opportunity that, had we considered more thoughtfully, we would have preferred to take advantage of. In many instances we all find ourselves having this debate in our heads questioning what 'enough' is. The dictionary defines 'enough' as: "adequate for the want or need; sufficient for the purpose or to satisfy desire" I define 'enough' as being wholly acceptable exactly as it is. It's not uncommon to consider, in whatever we may be doing, what others may think
of as 'enough'. But, if we keep using what we believe others would think, we'll
never find this quality within ourselves.