If you’ve been mulling over a dream but afraid to actually begin, keep reading to get pumped up to get started TODAY. This episode is exactly what I would’ve said to myself before leaving Corporate America, when I was terrified to take the leap, convinced I would lose all my money or reputation, and imagining the worst.
Read for a pump up about why NOW is your time, it’s safe to say yes BEFORE you feel ready, and the world needs what ONLY you have.
P.S. Prefer to Listen? Check out Episode 058 of the Bright Life Podcast: Why NOW is Your Time: A Pump Up to Get Out There and Get Started.
Now is Your Time to Get Started
You Have Time to Adjust Course
Have you been stuck in the cycle of overthinking, fearing failure, and doubting your abilities? Trust me, I know how daunting it can be. The fear of the unknown, the fear of financial instability, the fear of not being good enough—these thoughts can paralyze us. I imagined everything as so black and white before I set out on my journey—either success or failure, abundance or bankruptcy. But guess what? Things rarely fall apart as quickly as our minds make them seem. If you fear losing resources or financial ruin, take a step back and breathe. You’ve got what it takes to adapt, pivot, and find solutions as you go.
Believe in Your Resourcefulness
Let’s talk about trusting yourself. Amid the chaos of uncertainties, you have something incredibly powerful—your intuition. Believe in your ability to navigate uncharted waters. Remember, your decisions aren’t set in stone. You’re not locked into a predetermined path. If you’re brave enough to chase your dream, you’ll find ways to manage, adjust, and tackle any challenge that comes your way.
You Can’t Learn Until You Take Action
While planning is important, true growth happens through action. You can have the most detailed plans, but until you take that step, you won’t truly understand what works and what doesn’t. Don’t let the fear of failure hold you back. By taking action, you gain insights that no amount of planning can provide. Embrace this as a learning process. Your journey will be a series of experiments, with each experience teaching you something new.
Perfectionism is the enemy of progress. Understand that you don’t need to have all the answers before you start. Your journey will be a mosaic of trial and error. Instead of fearing failure, embrace it as a companion on your journey to success. Each setback is an opportunity to learn, grow, and refine your approach.
Don’t Wait So Long You Miss Your Chance
The digital world is a rapidly changing landscape. Platforms that are popular today might fade into obscurity tomorrow. This is why seizing the moment is crucial. Don’t wait for the perfect platform or the perfect time. Start sharing your unique voice now. Your authenticity and perspective will resonate with an audience hungry for your message.
The path to creating the life of your dreams may be uncertain, but it’s also the most worthwhile one you can be on. Remember, you’re capable of adapting, learning, and growing with each step. As Mary Oliver once asked, “What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” Hopefully today, you feel a step closer to that answer.
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