The fear of success is real. Although, you probably don’t even realize it’s happening.
Have you ever started something you were excited about, only to get stuck and drop it a few days later? Or procrastinated so badly that you have to scramble at the last minute to complete something and then hate yourself for doing subpar work?
Then it happens a few times and becomes a pattern, a negative feedback loop. “I know I can do better than this, but why can’t I just do it? Why am I always frantically trying to complete my projects at the last minute when I’ve had plenty of time and know exactly what I need to do to get it done?”
I can’t tell you how many times in the past that I’ve asked myself those same questions. [Read more…] about The Fear of Success: It is Real, and You Can Overcome It