I don’t know how your mind functions, but I recently discovered through a breakdown that anticipation of success shuts me down just as much as fear of failure (and actually, maybe more so).
What happened to the sheer force of my dreams? I try to work on my book, but I’m tired. I try to work on my book, but my brain is fried.
Fast growth forces you into a higher cost environment, and if you don’t have the systems and ability to handle those costs, you’ll end up paying for it.
I have heard many times in breakups with lovers, or fights with friends, that they have felt I had not been genuine. I was being genuine, but I was more interested in creating conversation about change rather than inspiring action for change.
We are all just human. The difference between success and failure is that failure never stops the successful. Everyone has glitches. Everyone has setbacks. You push through them, find alternatives, keep at it. The way to success is moving through fear and by taking actions. Small at first, and ...
The researchers discovered that what pulls that desire out of you and turns it into real-world action isn’t your level of motivation, but rather your plan for implementation.
I tell you this not to gain your pity or to put down one way of healing vs. another. I am sharing this because it is a story of success. I am finding my own way of healing, and discovering that healing can happen on my terms and in my own time and doesn’t have to look like someone else’s.