They can show us how to work, how to love, how to enjoy family, when to live and when to let go.
When we give into fear we limit ourselves. We think we can do only this—go only that far—but no more. My fear was a fear of failure. I was so afraid that I would fail that I failed to take action. This was a self-fulfilling cycle that kept me from achieving goals that I had in my business and personal life.
I was so paralyzed by fear that I did nothing. I would get excited to do something, and get ready to do it—and then the fear would take over and I would quit. How did I overcome this fear?
Phil Keogan, host of the popular TV show, "The Amazing Race," states in his book, No Opportunity Wasted, that "to attack this fear you must first ask yourself a simple question: I had a fear of failure in launching an online business. This was an attainable goal. Once I hit this goal, I aimed higher.
The great thing was I was no longer afraid to try. My defining success in realitic terms I was able to take that first step. The saying is true - the first step is the hardest!
By facing my fear of failure through redefining success I was able to grow in my persoanlly life. This growth has enabled me to overcome my fear of spiders and I am working on my fear of heights. Will I go sky-diving this summer?
No I am defining success over fear of heights as climbing my ladder and cleaning my gutters. I can do it! Then perhaps I will work up to sky diving!
This is the "Golden Rule. I was a "me" person - What's in it for me? What can you do for me? I didn't mean to be, I just was. I'm not sure when I changed but I know that I did.
I no longer get impatient with people.My life immediately got about % better when I realized that the information you consume online is predominantly made up of the 5% of each extreme view and that 90% of life actually occurs in. Nothing in your life is not guaranteed to be there tomorrow, including those you love.
This is a hard life lesson to learn, but it may be the most important of all: Life can change in an instant. Make sure you appreciate what you have, while you still have it. Below are 33 of the most powerful lessons in my life. I encourage you to share yours with us by leaving a comment below.
=) where I hope to spark a debate regarding the most important questions in life. I thought you might enjoy giving some thoughts and feedback on this subject. During my teen years, I insisted on learning things in the hardest ways humanly possible.
I was naïve, manipulative, shifty, misguided and, above all else, totally dumb. For the record, my mom’s pretty damn magical, too ― but since Father’s Day is Sunday, I want to pay tribute to my dad and all the important life lessons he has taught me, and my sister, over.
My life immediately got about % better when I realized that the information you consume online is predominantly made up of the 5% of each extreme view and that 90% of life actually occurs in.