Five Reasons to Start Before You’re Ready

It will shock no one to find out that I’ve always been a planner.  An extreme planner.  And, although I’m familiar with the phrase “start before you’re ready”, I’ve never followed it.  Until recently.  For years, I said “no” to doing anything before I felt completely ready.  To do otherwise seemed a bit crazy. I’m learning that starting before you’re ready is truly sage advice.  Especially when it comes to doing something new or scary.  Because I won’t ever “feel” ready to do any of those things.  Which means I haven’t been doing them.   So, even though my ultra […]

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How to Overcome Fear of Change (Especially When It’s Change We Want)

  When you play it too safe, you’re taking the biggest risk of your life. Time is the only wealth we’re given. – Barbara Sher     Why Do We Fear Change? Do you fear change?  Does “change anxiety” hold you back from something you’ve always wanted to do?  I’ll let you in on a little secret: for years, I allowed fear to stop me in my tracks from making a wanted change.  Although I enjoyed practicing law, I’ve known from the beginning that I didn’t want to practice past age 55 (please don’t ask why age 55, as I […]

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