The fear of fear is the beginning of failure. Fear is a bad dream which festers bad thoughts and limits progress. Fear is a big enemy that is depriving many people from living a normal life – the fear that they will not succeed. The fear that they might fail themselves and their families. The fear that they are not good enough. Continue reading “Fear: A Limitation To Progress!”
“Success is determined not by whether or not you face obstacles, but by your reaction to them. And if you look at these obstacles as a containing fence, they become your excuse for failure. If you look at them as a hurdle, each one strengthens you for the next.” – Ben Carson
This piece is as a result of the phone conversation I had with a childhood friend yesterday. Our discussion sealed my resolve to write today’s post. I had planned posting something else but have to put it away, at least for now.
Some people are afraid to change the status quo of their lives. They are so used to doing things in a particular way that any attempt to embrace change is frowned at and rejected. There are those who believe that they can never leave family or loved ones to migrate to other places. While some others believe they can never marry from a tribe outside of theirs. Another class of people believe that they can never try new recipes or new culinary tips because they are glued to the ways of old, the traditional belief of their great grandparents, or maybe their ancestors. Haha!