What Holds Us Back: Part 1

People afraid of pain don’t grow.

Those afraid of failure won’t try.

Folks too worried about making mistakes will quit.

People who aren’t willing to be uncomfortable will stay in the same place.

Those afraid of confrontation won’t ever speak up.

Folks who hold tight to what they think they know will never learn.

People holding on to the past can’t move forward.

Those who are narrow minded will not evolve.

Folks who blame others will never fully grasp personal responsibility and accountability.

People who wait around for an apology will always be bitter inside.

Those who aim to please will be left feeling empty.

Folks who refuse to look inward to reveal and address hard truths can never be who they are truly meant to be.

It’s me. I’m People. At some point, I’ve been Those. I’ve been among the Folks. Learning what holds me back is happening, and it’s both awful and liberating. That’s Part 1.

Part 2? It comes with a payoff…but also a price.

Published by Amanda Herring, Writer

Practical wisdom, joys and pains, motivation and tough love, from the perspective of a Mississippi mom, traveler, business owner, goal crusher, substance seeker, and full-time dreamer

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