The Power of Imperfect Starts
Learning from others is great. But comparing your current situation to someone who is already successful can often make you feel like you lack the required resources to get started at all.
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"If you set your bar at amazing, it’s awfully difficult to start."
Great gear can make your life much easier on the road, but it’s not required. You don’t need new cooking bowls to start eating healthy. And you don’t need a new backpack to start traveling.
Claiming that you need to learn more or to get more organized can often be an excuse that prevents you from moving forward on the stuff that actually matters.
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