In the world of travel, there are some who’ve gotten caught up with collecting passport stamps to earn jetsetter cred, traveling for the sake of filling their social media feeds with cool shots in exotic locales, or setting off for new countries for the sake of attaining bragging rights. There’s no denying the fact that travel has become a status symbol of sorts, and as a result, some are tempted to play the comparison game and feel a societal-induced pressure that in order to keep up, they have to keep exploring. More
Although I keep a running tab on the number of countries I’ve been to, it’s not really something I lend much credit to in terms of defining myself as “well-traveled.” I often recount the story of a trip I took abroad with a college mate who gloated over the pages of her nearly full passport while rattling off all the countries she’d been to. As I listened, I thought, So what? What good is it to go to all of these countries if doing so isn’t somehow making you a better person or inspiring you to make a difference in the world?
Are doubts and fears holding you back from pursuing the things you really want to do in your life? The reason I’m asking is because I’ve been going head-to-head with my doubts and fears a lot this month as I continue to build my business. It often seems that when we’re on the verge of a breakthrough, doubt and fear rear their ugly heads in an effort to paralyze us and keep us trapped in mediocrity and a never ending cycle of unfulfilled dreams. More