“The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage” by Mel Robbins

PINAR TURGUT
3 min readFeb 15, 2024

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“You can’t control how you feel. But you can always choose how you act.” — Mel Robbins

Hey, my friend! I came across a game-changer, and I couldn’t wait to share it with you — “The 5 Second Rule” by Mel Robbins. It’s not just a book; it’s like having a chat with someone who gets the struggle, someone who knows that courage isn’t always about big leaps but about the small choices we make every day.

Ever find yourself hesitating, caught in that moment of self-doubt or procrastination?

Mel Robbins unveils a simple yet powerful tool — the 5-second rule. It’s like having a friend nudge you to take that leap, make that call, or start that project with a countdown from 5. It’s a game-changer for transforming our lives, work, and confidence.

What I love about this book is the relatable stories Mel shares. From overcoming career challenges to boosting personal confidence, the 5-second rule isn’t just a concept; it’s a lifeline to push through the excuses that hold us back.

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“You can’t control how you feel. But you can always choose how you act.” — Mel Robbins

After absorbing Mel’s wisdom, I found myself using the 5-second rule in everyday life. It’s incredible how a simple countdown can turn hesitation into action, creating a ripple effect of positive change. From hitting the gym to making that important call, it’s been a catalyst for transformation.

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“Your life comes down to your decisions. And if you change your decisions, you will change everything.” — Mel Robbins

Confidence can be elusive, but Mel’s approach is like a confidence booster shot. The 5-second rule isn’t just about doing things; it’s about proving to ourselves that we have the courage to act, reinforcing a belief in our abilities.

highly recommend giving “The 5 Second Rule” a read. It’s not just a book; it’s a conversation with a friend who understands the everyday struggles and offers a simple, effective tool to break…

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