How to Turn Off your Autopilot, Stop Waking Up to a Repeat of Yesterday, and Trade your Lead for a Jet Pack

It seems like some people have it all figured out. You’ve seen them. They don’t seem to be bound by the same rules as everyone else. They do what they want–make things happen and achieve their dreams. They love their lives and seem to be powered by rocket fuel.

Getting Unstuck by Cara Stein

Meanwhile, you’re running on empty. Going through the motions. Stuck in neutral. Slogging. Working for the weekend.

You long for things to get better, but it never seems to happen.

If you’re like most people, there’s ONE thing that keeps you stuck, above all else. One thing makes the difference between trudging through life with cement-filled boots, and blasting off toward your goals.

The Unknown.

It’s what keeps us repeating the same patterns, knowing that we want more, and unable to do anything about it.

Its power comes from our fear. We’re afraid we can’t handle it. We’re afraid we’ll mess up or make things worse if we do something differently. So instead, we keep trudging. As much as we complain, there’s a certain security in keeping things the same. We know change is risky, so we avoid it.

The problem is, staying stuck is even riskier. The longer you stay in the same rut, the deeper it gets and the more embedded you are. The price of inaction is boredom, apathy, and despair. It’s deathbed regrets and the feeling of watching your life slip through your fingers. It’s waking up each morning with nothing to look forward to or be excited about. Why get out of bed at all?

Today, you have a choice. You can keep doing the same thing, repeating the same patterns and never getting off the ground. Or you can embrace your power right now.

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What’s inside

  • Chapter 1: Why you may be stuck

    Once you understand how people get stuck and the payoffs of staying stuck, you have the tools you need to free yourself more easily.

  • Chapter 2: Unlocking your power

    A big part of being stuck is feeling powerless. You’ll learn how to regain command of the power you have within you so you can take back control of your life.

  • Chapter 3: Releasing the brakes

    Many people feel trapped by their past or the people around them. They’re afraid to take action for fear of rocking the boat or looking foolish. But you don’t need to let these things hold you down or waste energy worrying what other people think. Other contributors to being stuck include confusion, limiting beliefs, and faulty assumptions. You’ll learn to release yourself from these, too.

  • Chapter 4: Tools for getting unstuck

    This chapter covers techniques and approaches to help you break free, get out of your own way, and start making forward progress.

  • Chapter 5: Getting a running start

    Learn how to get clear on where you want to go and find direction. It’s much easier to get unstuck when you know where you want to go.

  • Chapter 6: Getting traction

    As long as you think you can’t do anything, you’ll stay stuck. Learn how to believe in yourself and erase your limits so you can achieve your goals and dreams.

  • Chapter 7: Taking action

    Learn how to get started and keep going with any new project or endeavor. This chapter includes common causes of procrastination and lack of focus, so you can overcome them and get productive.


Get your rocket fuel here.

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Here’s what you get:

  • The 100+-page PDF guide to getting unstuck and taking control of your life
  • The roots of how people get stuck and why they stay stuck.
  • All the tips, strategies, and tools for breaking out of your rut.
  • The “Get Rolling Faster” Worksheets (in PDF and .doc)–66 pages of powerful questions and exercises to help you figure out what’s holding you back…and get moving!
  • The Forward Momentum Toolkit–Templates and cheat sheets to help you make progress faster
  • Bonus: Interview with Adam Baker of Man Vs. Debt on getting unstuck financially

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Who it’s not for

If you’re looking for someone to blame or you want more excuses to stay where you are, this is not for you. If you’re not ready to take a good, hard look at yourself and your life, face the truth of your reality, and take action, Getting Unstuck won’t help you.

Who Getting Unstuck is for

You’re tired of grinding it out, marking time, and waiting on hold. This is your life, and you want to take control, get in the driver’s set, and get moving. Let’s go.

My “Break Free” Guarantee

Buy it. Read it. Use it. If you’re still stuck after 90 days, I will give you your money back. No hassles, no hard feelings.

What people are saying

Jenny Blake of Life After College

Getting Unstuck is a fantastic, relatable, actionable read for anyone who feels confused, at a cross-roads, or just plain STUCK with a capital S. If you are tired of feeling down and ready to move out of your rut, Getting Unstuck is the perfect way to ease back into action, find your optimism and start making progress in the direction you want to go. Cara’s honesty and heart-centered writing shine through every page.”

— Jenny Blake, Life After College

Ali Luke of Aliventures

“Great job; I really like the practical, honest and non-judgemental approach, and I think this book will definitely help people who are stuck and aren’t sure why.”

— Ali Luke, Aliventures

Kelly, a.k.a. Cordelia, of Cordelia Calls It Quits

“Cara, you really know how to thoroughly delve into a subject–you created a comprehensive (but at the same time digestible and easy to understand) resource. Two thumbs up!”

— Kelly Gurnett a.k.a. Cordelia, Cordelia Calls it Quits

Laurie Sutton of Water's Edge Creative

“Cara, I really love your personal anecdotes and wry sense of humor…they add a lot, and it always puts me at ease reading your stuff. Makes it easier to think about getting unstuck when the author has been there, too, and writes about it in such a down-to-earth, accessible way. I so wish I would’ve had this resource in my younger days! All in all, I loved it.”

— Laurie Sutton, Water’s Edge Creative

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