... if you knew you wouldn't fail? Fear of failing is one of the underlying causes of procrastination, albeit an unconscious one.
Success.com offers an article by Deon Du Plessis, creator of A Course of Action, a free e-course designed to empower you to break through your limitation, take action and transform your ideas into reality.
What would you attempt to do if you know you could not fail?
by Deon Du Plessis
"The fear of failure is probably one of the biggest reasons why most people never even start to pursue their dreams. This fear is not always a conscious fear but mostly an unconscious reaction that prevents you from taking the very actions that will lead to the achievement of your goals. What happens is that the majority of people never even start to pursue their dreams as the mountain of success seems too big to climb and the road to success too long to travel. So, they start finding excuses and blame their position on events and circumstances. For them, living an extraordinary life is something that is "given" to other "lucky" people. Even the few who do eventually draw the line and take responsibility for their destiny run into fear along the way. The way you deal with your fear will determine whether you "make it" or not.
The only way to eventually make any change in your life is to take action. Dreaming and hoping won't..." Read the full article
success, Personal Growth, Self Improvement