Home is where the heart is, even in business.
All I could hear were my mother’s words in my ear, louder an louder, demanding to be heard. “I told you to stop doubting yourself and get it together NOW! I didn’t raise you to be a quitter so get up off your tail and get movin’ girl!”
I was ashamed of myself and actually, I kinda hated myself at that moment, but I would never say that out loud. I firmly believe that words spoken have unbelievable power, so I sat in silence, tears flowing down my face and onto my favorite shirt. I had never failed in my life. This couldn’t BE my life. Where had I gone wrong? Why did I invest money I didn’t have? Why did I believe in a dream and not the reality of my mortgage and gas bill?
I spent my life overachieving, so I never dreamed I would fail…in anything. Want to talk about mindset? I believed I was a powerhouse, and I lived to my full potential without a second thought to what others thought about me or what was going on around me. Focused and driven were my adjectives, and I had overcome so much without lending it any power. Was I delusional or just stupid? Read More >>
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