#10: Conquering the Dread of Failure and Redefining Results

“I’m anxious all over again. I’m fearful I won’t be able to make CGS a self-sustaining small business that I can run full time and nonetheless endure.”

This was a journal entry I experienced written on 4/10/2019.

Just about a yr before I experienced produced the selection that I preferred to operate Town Woman Savings whole-time…and that’s when the fear started out to rear its ugly head.

Above time, I sought out the competencies, applications, and means I essential to develop into a man or woman who did not allow a fear of failure prevent them.

Journaling was the legitimate video game-transform for me.

I have been writing my goals down for almost 14 many years, but I did not start continually journaling until eventually 2018, coincidentally right following I turned 30 and understood that I desired to be a entire-time enterprise operator!

It is like some portion of me realized that I essential to turn into a next-degree Raya to inevitably attain that aim.

I’m a a great deal quicker typist than author, so I have been typing my journal entries. I have a document for each individual 12 months, and I specify the working day.

Right after reading “The Electricity of Now”, I was in a position to have helpful journaling sessions with myself. I would talk to queries and definitely request the responses.

Day-to-day affirmations were being a really effective resource for me as perfectly.

I would journal my beliefs – items I thought to be genuine about myself.

There ended up lots of other journal classes close to my panic of failing and they all lead me to this realization:

I define “Failure” and I’ve previously determined that I could hardly ever be a failure since of all that I’ve performed up until eventually this issue. Neglect about what has not been done, that’s only icing on the cake.

I also recognized that except if I’m dying or on the verge of dying, this “fear” I have is unneeded.

That is how I conquered my anxiety of failure.

As considerably as redefining good results, I stopped defining achievements by what culture claims and started out wondering about what a effective everyday living truly looked like to me.

Once I acquired distinct on that, I was able to see that I’m currently a good results!

This is a look at this episode:

  • [03:25] I figured out that typing out my journal entries was a great deal much more sustainable. I imagine a lot faster than I publish, so typing made feeling and carries on to be a everyday apply for my journaling sessions.
  • [04:55] I split down a journal entry I experienced many years in the past that displays my fears as views and how I shifted the narrative as I was journaling these problems.
  • [07:45] Right after studying The Power of Now, I was equipped to have conversations with myself and inquire thoughts to get to the root of my thoughts.
  • [12:30] The accurate way to kick the fear of “failure” in the butt is defining what failure implies to you and producing positive you never get to that position.

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Resources mentioned in this episode:

The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

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