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Stage Fright

Monday, July 01, 2019

I seem to be frozen in inactivity. Like a performer before stepping on stage, I am on the cusp of activity...but not moving. I know my lines, I am prepared, and I am just about to step out for my big moment...but I seem to be frozen like stage fright.

What am I afraid of? I know what I need to do but I seem frozen...that isn't the right word. I am not afraid, but I am just not ready to step out and take my place. I don't know why I am ready but unable to step out, it's been this way for years. I recognize this issue but still seem unable to act.

It's funny, not funny, to know what to do, how to do it, where and when to do it, but still seem unable to act on it. What am I waiting for???
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    One step at at a time. Just go for a short walk, even if it's laps around the inside of your home. Do some stretching. Keep it simple!

    53 days ago
    Fear can show up in many forms and for many reasons. Personally, it's either out of having to do something different and out of the norm and not knowing the outcome, esp since I want to be in control of my situations... and other times such as losing weight, the need to be 'perfect' and 'accountable' to myself and those who are 'watching'. Either way, fear in any shape or form is meant to protect but can also be a hindrance and limit our forward motion depending on our next step. Life is a process of self discovery. It can be filled with excitement or ladened with fear. The best part is that we get to choose. There is no failure or shame, only that we are able to learn from the experience and move on.

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    53 days ago
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    54 days ago
    emoticon No end of Spark friends here to give you a little nudge or to catch you if you stumble so give it a try and keep going forward. emoticon
    54 days ago
    Baby step it, if you can't jump in with both feet. Make micro-changes to your life, just one change a day if you need to. Take the stairs instead of the elevator. Eat a piece of fruit instead of candy. Replace one cup of soda with water.

    Making wholesale changes to your life can be scary. Make the changes super tiny and you won't notice them, and once the tiny changes become habit, you can add another one.
    54 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/2/2019 9:05:55 AM
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