Norva’s Food For Thought…
Occasionally, when I feel an urge within me to move forward – to do something and make changes in my life – fear can keep me firmly stuck in my comfort zone. It’s not always that my comfort zone is a bad thing too – It’s just that I know I can do more and go further.
I’m sure for some of you… You want success.
But life seems so much easier if you avoid change rather than embrace it. It could be that you’re subconsciously resisting change because of fears that are holding you back.
“Not All Obstacles Are Obvious”
There are always obstacles whenever you make a forward movement. Some of the obstacles are easy to figure out. Others aren’t – because they’re not as obvious to us.
The responsibility that you have is to yourself to live the good life – one that you choose to live. You are where you are because you fought the fear, you took the steps needed to make your dreams come true and you didn’t give up even when things got hard. When I get stuck or nervous, I have to tell myself this. I have to rally around my team, friends, accountability buddies and coaches who I know will tell me the truth.
To be RIGHT where I am now; I pushed through, made things happen, made that call, tried a new experience with my family and loved ones.
Fears will rear their ugly heads from time to time. Sometimes, it will be obvious to you and other times, you’ll refuse to acknowledge that what you have labelled as a real concern is nothing more than anxiety of what may or may not happen because of your efforts.
The good news is the more we open our eyes to what holds us back, the more aware we are for future obstacles, future triggers and we’ll be able to move past it quicker each time. Like muscle memory.
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