By Taylor Kay Stephens
Today we see and hear so much about finding a cure for almost any problem. Everything from health issues, lack of productivity, procrastination, lack of time, relationship problems, financial woes and consumer debt – just to name a few.
After spending years, repeatedly having to fix or cure so many of these issues, I started realizing that there was a cause. It made sense that if I figured out the root cause and corrected that, then it wouldn’t turn into an issue to stop, fix or cure, which would save me so much time, work and frustration.
One area where this is so prevalent is in our health. There is a never-ending battle to cure cancer, diabetes, heart disease, sugar addiction, obesity, depression, etc. Our health affects every area of our life including business.
For years, I struggled with a severe sugar addiction and tried everything I knew to stop eating sugar. I usually had no success or only short-term victories only to fall back into my addiction. I couldn’t understand why I couldn’t overcome this problem.
What I didn’t realize is there were hidden causes for this never-ending fight that I was trying desperately to find a cure for. I wanted a solution and an answer. That’s when I found the root causes, which were Adrenal fatigue and Candida. Once I addressed the root causes, my craving for sugar stopped and didn’t return.
I also found that if I would take the time to find the cause for any issue in my life that didn’t serve me and take care of that, then I had fewer problems. If you have an existing problem, realize, there is something that caused the problem in the first place.
In the process of curing or eliminating a problem, find out what caused it and don’t continue doing that at the same time you’re trying to get rid of it. For then the problem either continues or if it goes away, it will return and the cycle starts all over again.
If you’re looking for the cure, find the cause.
Originally featured in The OffBeat Business Magazine July 2016.
Taylor Kay Stephens, speaker, author and life coach, is no stranger to tragedy and adversity. She teaches people how to get out of overwhelm and change their self-defeating behaviors. Taylor has developed her own easy, practical techniques, so simple a child can do them. You may contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or discover more at www.taylorkaystephen.com