Yes-there-are-reasonsOver the years, I’ve met and coached a lot of people who had bold dreams and aspirations.

But they each had a compelling reason not to pursue their best life.

“It’s not the right time.”

“I don’t have the right qualifications.”

“I have a family to consider.”

“I’m not experienced/talented/lucky enough.”

“It’s too risky.”

“What if it doesn’t work?”

“What if I embarrass myself?

“I’m too scared?”

Some of these reasons are spoken and some are unspoken and let’s be honest, they are mostly wrapped up in the last one.

They are powerful and have a way of over-whelming every other reason to do what you know is right.

They can hold us back and become almost mythical in their size and grandeur.

The challenge is to take away their power.

To minimise how compelling they really are.

To not focus on the compelling reason not to, but remember the purpose that these reasons are holding you back from.

Yes, there are reasons why you can’t, but thankfully there are also reasons why you can.

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