For the longest time I struggled with the idea of making up my mind for what I truly wanted in life. What held me back was the thought that my decision was permanent. I don’t know where that idea came from, but it colored my every thought.
The What-Ifs took on a life of their own and filled my mind with doubt…
“What if I make the wrong decision?”
“What if I fail?”
“What if I make a fool of myself?”
All those “What If’s” kept me paralyzed from taking a leap of faith. As a result I stayed stuck in my comfort zone for years never deciding what I wanted. This indecision not only kept me stuck, it caused me to not live true to my values. It caused me to give up my boundaries and most importantly, I lost who I was in the process.
I didn’t realize it at the time, but the moment I lost who I was at my core was the moment I started losing my “Happy.” Continue reading...