10 Culprits Are Stopping Us from Reaching The Stars That We Should Embrace
Avoidance of these feelings is stopping us from a life beyond imagination.
Embracing them will make us reach the stars.
"Young William Thacher: Can it be done, father? Can a man change the stars?
John Thatcher : Yes William. If he believes enough, a man can do anything."
― A Knight's Tale
"Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy." ― Dale Carnegie
“It’s not how far you fall, but how high you bounce that counts.” ― Zig Ziglar
3. Being Wrong
“Today, not starting is far, far worse than being wrong. If you start, you've got a shot at evolving and adjusting to turn your wrong into a right. But if you don't start, you never get a chance.” ― Seth Godin
4. Imposter Syndrome
‘You think, “Why would anyone want to see me again in a movie? And I don’t know how to act anyway, so why am I doing this?”‘ ― Meryl Streep
"With ideas it is like with dizzy heights you climb: At first they cause you discomfort and you are anxious to get down, distrustful of your own powers; but soon the remoteness of the turmoil of life and the inspiring influence of the altitude calm your blood; your step gets firm and sure and you begin to look - for dizzier heights."
― Nikola Tesla
6. Social Pressure
“The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche
7. Fixed Mindset
“No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.” ― Voltaire
“Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.” ― Lance Armstrong
9. Not Knowing
"Being at ease with not knowing is crucial for answers to come to you." ― Eckhart Tolle
“You see, I am not very good in company. I am clumsy. I am shy. [...] I always say the wrong thing. I upset water jugs. I am unlucky."
"We all do these things when we are young. The poise, the savoir-faire, comes later.” ― Agatha Christie, Murder in Mesopotamia