Waiting is often a sign that you lack creativity and discipline. Instead of waiting around for other people to make moves, you need to take matters into your own hands and achieve your own goals.
Taking action doesn’t mean that you have to fake fearlessness; in fact, knowing your fears will help keep you honest. Taking action does, however, mean getting out of your comfort zone. As with so many things in life, finding balance is key.
One technique to try is to push yourself just beyond your edge. Challenge your limits without pushing away the feeling of fear itself.
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