Maybe you'll succeed. Maybe you'll fail. For the most part, nobody cares one way or the other.
The world is big and you are small, and that means you can chase your dreams with little worry about what people think.
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It's when you let your fears or worries dictate your actions (or, in most cases, your lack of action).
The unfortunate result is that you don't do the things that you say are important to you.
Don’t pick goals where the stakes are low. Failing in a safe zone is just a clever way of holding yourself back.
If you fail inside your comfort zone, it's not really a failure, it's just maintaining the status quo. If you never feel uncomfortable, then you're never trying anything new.
Feelings of fear and uncertainty have a way of making you feel unprepared. Consider the opposite: How long will you put off what you’re capable of doing just to maintain what you’re currently doing?
Stop acting like failure is certain. It’s not.
Who says you’re going to fail? Just because someone else got rejected from that job doesn't mean you will.
... is not taking any action in the first place.
You don’t need to be great at what you do, you just need to be the one person who actually decides to do it.
Most of us have been bought up to behave in a certain socially acceptable and normal way, and we simply stick to the script and 'fit' ourselves in a certain mold, living a stereotyped life.
We need to take responsibility for creating a life that makes sense for us, as we are the authors of our own lives.
We have to say “no” to good things to be able to say “yes” to important things. We simply can’t do it all.
So be mindful and choose wisely today. You have to sacrifice something that you value less than whatever it is you ultimately want to achieve.