4 Fears to
here are so many ways
in which we subcon-
sciously allow for fear to
block us from our greatness.
Fear is what keeps us stag-
nant against our will, while
holding our dreams prisoner
in our minds.
Fear, is one thing that
you must tackle in order to
reach your full potential,
and thus walk in alignment
with your purpose in 2018.
Here are four common
fears, and ways to conquer
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1. GOING AGAINST THE STATUS QUO We have been conditioned to
think that there is only one look of success. Which usually includes a
college education, Corporate America job, nice house, fancy car, a cou-
ple of kids and maybe a dog. The issue though, is that we as individu-
als should reclaim that, and define what success looks like for us, and
us alone. Given that we can’t seek happiness while working towards
someone else’s definition of it.
The emphasis placed on meeting these markers of success, is what
triggers fear when we consider doing something else. While taking
the entrepreneurial route has gained some vanity in recent years.
Going against the grain has always been positioned as a “death sen-
tence,” to scare us away from following our dreams and switching up
In 2018, it is time for us to unapologetically seek to manifest our
wildest dreams, as they are not far fetched. We only have one life, and
we are in control of that narrative. Use that as comfort while you con-
tinue to reach new heights, diminish barriers and change the game.
2. YOUR OWN ABILITIES
I’m sure you all have heard the
phrase, “We are our own worst
critic.” Meaning we are the
hardest on ourselves, failing to
truly acknowledge or celebrate
the magic that is within us. I
have found that some people
are afraid to reach their peak of
greatness, because stagnance is
more comfortable than pushing
yourself to the limit, and under-
standing your full potential.
Here, there is often a lack of