Fear Of Failure: 7 Ways To Get Unstuck And Take Action

fear of failure

Ask yourself: what is standing in the way of finding your passion, reaching your goals, and living your dream?

Maybe your immediate answer is money, time, confusion, lack of skills, or low motivation. But if you’re really honest with yourself, it all boils down to fear.

Fear of failure.

Fear of loss.

Fear of rejection.

Fear that you just don’t have what it takes to make it happen.

If you think you’re alone with these feelings, rest assured, you’re not. If you think the successful people around you possess some secret or unique genetic quality, they don’t.

Sure, there are those who might be more naturally confident or have opportunities and resources you don’t have. But then you might have qualities, skills, and resources they don’t possess.

So why is it that some people are able to reach their goals and dreams while others remain stuck? Are they fearless? Do they have a guarantee of success? The answer is no to both questions.

Fear and risk are inherent in virtually any endeavor. Every person on the planet feels some level of anxiety and self-doubt when they attempt to achieve their goals. However, those who ultimately succeed are able to do one thing that those who remain stuck aren’t able to do. (more…)

Unhappy Marriage: How To Decide Whether To Stay Or Go

Unhappy MarriageYou roll over in bed in the morning and look at the person lying next to you.

Is this the person you thought you married? Do you feel anything close to the connection and intimacy you felt when you were first together?

Perhaps now all you feel is angry or irritated. Maybe you’re hurt, bored, or… Continue Reading…

The Present Moment: 10 Ways To Be Happy Right Now

The Present MomentI am reading a fascinating novel right now about a women who has lost her long-term memory.

She wakes up every day next to her husband — a man she doesn’t recognize — in a room she can’t identify, with a life she can’t recall. Every day, someone has to explain to her who… Continue Reading…

Self-Discovery Questions: My New Book Is Available

self-discovery questionsSince I’m a personal coach, this statement might seem counterintuitive, but you can coach yourself.

Having a personal coach is life-changing, but not everyone is in the position to hire one. That’s why I’ve written my latest book, Self-Discovery Questions: 155 Breakthrough Questions to Accelerate Massive Action.

When a coach asks you probing questions,… Continue Reading…

The Ultimate List Of 97 Manners

List of MannersWhen I was in my twenties, I moved from Atlanta to New York City for my career.

Every day, I’d take the bus from my brownstone on the Upper West Side to my office in midtown Manhattan. Every day, the bus was jam-packed with people, and you were lucky if you were able to… Continue Reading…

9 Reasons A Positive Attitude Can Keep You Alive

Positive AttitudeYou produce about 50,000 thoughts a day according to the National Science Foundation.

Of those 50,000, 70-80% of them are negative thoughts. That’s around 40,000 negative thoughts a day or 14,600,000 a year.

We are constantly simmering in a brew of negativity.

Now maybe you are someone with a naturally sunny disposition. Let’s say you are… Continue Reading…

10 Ways To Relax Your Mind

How to Relax Your MindSometimes I just get worn out from thinking.

If I’m not paying attention, I tend to be an over-thinker — I ruminate and play out various scenarios in my head past the point of it being productive.

This bad habit can make me agitated and anxious, especially when an answer or solution doesn’t emerge from all… Continue Reading…