All Set! No, Not Quite…


Whether you’re about to graduate from high school, college, get married, have a baby, take a new job, you’ve been there. It’s that place where you’ve wanted something for a long time, worked hard for it, dreamed about it, and now… it’s almost here. You imagine you should feel ecstatic, and surely a part of you does.¬†Unfortunately, there’s that other part of you. The part of you that leads to procrastination about what has to be done, whether it’s admissions essays or job searching or getting the nursery ready.

Why is that? Well, to sum it up in a word, it’s FEAR. Change is exciting, but change is also scary. Terrifying, in fact. Well, it is for most of us. I’m at that point right now. I’ve been incredibly excited about something that I’ve been dreaming about for years (literally), and now that it’s time to put my foot on the gas pedal and make it happen, I’m… procrastinating. Hesitating.

I know it’s fear. I know the only way to overcome it is to simply Get Started. And that’s what I’m going to do. Now. Right Now. After I finish that other thing…

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