Monday, February 2, 2015

Fear of Success? Yes It is a Real Thing and it is Sabotaging You!

Fear of Success?  Yes It is a Real Thing and it is Sabotaging You! 

When I was competing at Ms Fitness USA in Vegas 2008, we had to give a speech for the evening gown round. I will never forget my friend, Susan Benz, Ms Fitness USA 2009 speech about the fear of success. This was the first time I had thought about being scared to succeed. This made an impression on me and of course, I wondered if I was ever scared to succeed?

In the years since that competition, this though has been rolling around in my mind from time to time. Of course everyone wants to be successful! Isn't that the only ingredient? If desire was the only thing we needed, well then I would think that alot more people would succeed at what they are really desiring for themselves. but yet, I see so many people hold themselves back and sabotage themselves time and time again. Me included.
So when I was listening to my audio book this morning on my way into work, The Secret Code of Success, it struck me when the author said that there is such a thing as fear of success and people sabotage themselves all the time. Mostly, it is a subconscious act... people don't wake up saying, "how can I ruin my dreams today?" He then began to explain how to over come this phenomenon!
I am really excited to explore how to quit sabotaging myself in whatever it is I want to do... and to get my own foot off the break and do what I have wanted to do for a while now. Does this sound like you? If so, I would totally recommend this book. It is, "The Secret Code of Success" by Noah St. John. You can get it on Audible and listen to if that is your cup of tea. By "code" he does not mean some secret combination... but more a code to live your live by... smile emoticon
Good luck!

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