Flying trapeze is an intense athletic pursuit that has challenged my physical limits. It has also been an unexpected journey of personal development, imparting fundamental lessons for life.
This week I did my second stand up comedy performance. I noticed a pattern emerging that is the same as a pattern I’ve experienced in trapeze and trampoline. And no, it’s not about pushing through fear.
Deep down, even the most ardent perfectionist knows that there is no such thing as perfect. It’s a myth And it’s tied to three other illusions.
If you’re trying to protect what you have, you’ve already lost. The only way to guarantee a win is to play as if you have nothing to lose.
There comes a time when it no longer serves you to explore your fear and understand the cause, when you must stop asking “what’s the fear” and just take the leap. Your fear doesn’t matter.
If you’re caught up in fear around releasing your creative projects into the world, you are not alone. Here are the 3 biggest fears that hold us back, and the truths that will set you free.