{all the more reason to try}


In fact, when you are fearful or scared it is because you actually have no evidence that you can or can’t do it, which is all the more reason to try. It is natural to feel apprehension as you have no proof that you will succeed, but the good news is, you have no proof that you won’t either. If indeed we desire to take that leap of faith and work toward a dream that others may not grasp yet or pursue a life change that breaks the mold, we are fearful partially because we are excited about the change it will bring, and fearful that we won’t be able to make it happen. In this case, so long as you believe more resolutely that you can rather than you can’t, you will be successful.

– Shannon Ables, The Difference Between Being Scared and Having Doubts

Appeared at All the Many Layers

…I’m scared, because I usually have a set plan for myself — and I have a plan; however, the evidence of success in that plan is not visible, but when is ever it actually visible for someone? I’ve made a decision to do something about my unhappy state. I am mentally checked out of the current status and looking forward to my next venture, but I am so scared. I’m still the same quirky, poised and charismatic Sabrina within my unhappy state, but I will have to push through and conjure more of the courage to lose sight of the shore — to discover the new oceans. Tweet This Quote There’s so much beauty to be seen. …SO LIVE. – Sab


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