One of the things that gets me up in the morning big time + a core focus running through our family is quite simply this….
‘Take the shot’…
As in, try, try, try and try some more…
“We pay a heavy price for our fear of failure. It is a powerful obstacle to growth. It assures the progressive narrowing of the personality and prevents exploration and experimentation. There is no learning without some difficulty and fumbling. If you want to keep on learning, you must keep on risking failure - all your life.” (Gardner)
Sure we can all seek ways to handle such times more gracefully but the point is….
If you are will to encounter those fears on the regular you get real good at outgrowing obstacles…regardless of age.