I’ve come to believe that this is the single most important part to realizing any goal—to take action. It’s no different than trying to squat 405 pounds and doing everything in the gym except getting under the bar and squatting 45 pounds. Just squat the bar! Take more action. Make less goals.
Fear hides itself. It pretends to be a lack of confidence. It masks itself as inability. Since we seek to maintain an equilibrium, we avoid situations that may end in failure. We do this out of fear. Fear was something I could point to and associate with my hesitation to leave. Fear had disguised itself for many years.
Dude, the zombie apocalypse is already here. It’s you at your job. It’s an unsettling feeling to start the week wishing the next five days would end as quickly as possible. About six months into the “real world” and I had no idea how I was supposed to do this for another 30+ years.