For a very long time I was terrified of failure. The motivating force in my life was striving for perfection. I was always working towards being the best daughter, student, employee, partner, etc. But the problem with being focused on perfection is that it means you don’t take risks. When you are focused on success, you try to limit the opportunities for failure.
My fear of failure made it impossible for me to have a clear vision of what I truly wanted. Once I faced my fear, I was able to clearly envision what I wanted and start moving in the direction of my vision…. Don’t let fear keep you from having clarity with yourself about what you want.
Don’t believe everything you think! “Fish swim in water naturally. They don’t ‘know’ they are under water, they just swim. Thinking is like this for human beings. Thoughts are our water. We are so immersed in them that we are hardly aware they are there. Swimming in our thoughts is our natural state. You can’t […]
Change. What is it about change that upsets us so much? It is happening all the time—cells in our bodies renew, day turns into night and back into day again, we outgrow a job or relationship. Why do we fight it? Usually the answer is fear. Even if what we have is not working—the job […]