The Unruly Toddler in Your Head

Robin Sacks
3 min readMar 21, 2022
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Your mental space is sometimes like an unruly toddler.

It’s like the four-year-old in the back seat who is constantly asking, “Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet?”

Anytime you set out to accomplish something or create a new habit, chances are your unruly toddler shows up in your head. You get excited and motivated for the first few days, but it…

Robin Sacks

I speak, coach, and write about confidence, self-talk, and stress management. I also live for cozy mysteries and bad (read: good) puns.