Working as a therapist, I see fear holding so many people back from their true potential. Fear of failure, fear of rejection, fear of the unknown. They become stuck in the "what if's" in life. "What if they don't like me?" "What if I fail?" "What if it doesn't work out?" "What if … [Read more...]
Courage Is Not Fearless
"Over 70% of change efforts fail." -John Kotter, Harvard Business Review Many companies find that most change efforts fail due to employee resistance- and at the root of employee resistance is fear. We are all creatures of habit and we fear change. We fear the unknown. To have … [Read more...]
Are You Willing to Risk? 9 Questions to Ask Yourself
The following is an excerpt from The Snowball Effect: How to Build Positive Momentum in Your Life. Willing to Risk It takes a lot of courage to step outside of the familiar and embrace something new. Stepping outside of our comfort zone often upsets our equilibrium and makes … [Read more...]
What Makes Some People So Negative?
Have you ever wondered why some people are more negative than others? Just think about it. Two people may go through very similar circumstances, yet one person may be much more negative than the other. Why? Yes, predisposition plays a big part in the negative/positive mindset … [Read more...]
If your car had a dead battery and it was petrified of jumper cables, it would have two choices. It could embrace the fear and allow the cables to give it a jump, or it could refuse the jump and remain a motionless car. If it chooses to face its fears, it will move forward. If it … [Read more...]