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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

    1. Fear

    "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

    2. Failure

    “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

    5. Discomfort

    "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

    8. Pain

    “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

    10. awkwardness

    “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

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