What happened? You used to have such big dreams. How did you end up here? Maybe you don’t like where you are right now, but this is no reason to blame yourself. This behavior won’t help you move to a better place.
You’ve made some mistakes. So what? It happens to the best of us. Now it’s time to look for what you can do to make things better. Only action can change the situation you find yourself in. No amount of thinking can transform your world without action.
Take a good look at where you are. Stop trying to go back to change the past. It’s already gone. The present is now and it’s from here you need to take steps to change what you don’t like. The blame that you carry from all the mistakes you’ve made, is of no use to you anymore. It’s time to let it go. It’s time to take back your power and find new dreams.
The hole you dug for yourself has gotten so big that you find it hard to believe that getting out is even possible, but just as you put yourself in it, you can get yourself out. How you will do that is up to you, but it can’t happen if you sit on your ass and find reasons why it won’t happen.
What’s left to do? Get off your ass. Look for the things can do now to make progress. Forgive yourself for past mistakes, give up regret, and keep only the lessons. Soon enough you’ll find the courage to start climbing, and after some time you’ll be out in the sun.
I stand on the edge of this cliff and all that I’m required to do is jump, but fear keeps me frozen. It brings up all the reasons why I should stay right here, and why a big change is not good for me.
I have a lot of experience in my current way of doing things, so much so that I’m not surprised anymore. My comfort has become an obstacle to my development. This is why I considered changing things in the first place. As I stare into the dark space beneath me, I am reminded of all the things that I could lose, and how I am not ready to take on whatever is hiding in there.
Who I am, led me to this moment, to this choice, but to move forward I will have to become someone else. Someone I don’t know yet. My transformation will begin the moment my feet leave the ground. I have no knowledge of what I will find when the dark clears out. I don’t even know if I can survive the fall.
All that I know is that something is calling me, something that I don’t fully understand yet, but that I trust completely. My trust that this jump is necessary will have to be enough for now. It needs to last me until the results of my actions start showing up.
This is it! I take a big breath trying to slow down my heart. Looking back on what I have to leave behind steers my doubts again. That’s when I jump… And for a moment, all I know is fear. It soon subsides, and I feel calmer than ever before. My doubts are gone, and I am ready to be reborn.
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