Today’s topic is one I’ve lived intimately. It’s for anyone who knows they’re ready to make the move into something different – a new career, self employment, fulfilling your lifelong dream of becoming a photographer – and still you feel yourself held back. Held back by the prestige, the salary, the title, the connections or the security of your current job.
For myself, I’ve left jobs I loved. Loved but knew I’d outgrown. That’s a hard thing to do. It’s much easier to ignore the stirrings of your heart and let your mind convince you to stay.
Anais Nin pointed to the essence of what happens when we’re in the midst of this sort of transformation when she said;
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
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