“In most pursuits, one’s self is one of the biggest hurdles to get over. You can’t pursue something and be committed to it if you’re apologizing for it at every party.” – Lisa Kudrow, Vasser Commencement Address, 2010
For some reason part of us believes that it is not proper to want more.
Maybe it is because we recognize that we already have it better than so many other people. Maybe it is because we have been taught that we should know our place. Maybe it is because we don’t want to jinx our dream by saying it out loud.
Regardless of the reason, there is often something in us that feels ashamed of our dreams and ashamed of wanting more than we already have. Not only does this prevent us from striving for more, it also adds the emotional burden of feeling shame, my least favorite emotion.
Here is a simple tap-along to help you feel more comfortable with your dreams, which will lead to meaningful action.