WHAT'S TRULY HOLDING YOU BACK

FROM SAYING YES?

As the new year officially begins to roll in we begin to plan for everything we’d like to accomplish this year. A few years ago I stopped making my list of resolutions. “Resolutions” began to sound like a list of things we had good intentions about beginning but never followed through with. I felt, if you really wanted to make the change, you wouldn’t feel the need to wait until January 1st to start changing your habits and start working towards creating the life you wanted. We all strive to be healthier, we all want to spend more time doing what we love, and we all want a lot less of whatever it is that takes away our peace. 

what's holding you back from saying yesBut it’s always easier said than done, am I right? The idea of following what truly makes us happy? Sometimes you feel as though you’re held back by something you think you can’t control. Your family. Your friends. Your lack of time. Your career. What would your peers think? What would your family think? What’s holding you back from what you love? What’s holding you back from what you truly want to do?

Whether you want to be on Broadway, or decide overnight you want to make the move to Los Angeles or New York because you know in your heart that’s where you belong.

WHAT’S HOLDING YOU BACK

FROM SAYING YES?

 

Is it money? Is it family? Is it the fact that everyone around you consistently says it’s impossible? First off, what do they know about what’s possible if they’ve never attempted it themselves? This year, I say fuck the voices around you. I grew up hearing it everywhere. Many people make it all the time, and many more are out there doing what they love. There are several people already out there doing exactly what you want to do. They already have exactly what you want. And they started exactly where you are now. The only difference between you and them, is that when they wake up, they chase what they want. They don’t wake up and accept their current life and their permanent reality. Everything is temporary. But it’s up to you.

I’ve always felt I was meant for something better. I never knew exactly what I would fall into, but I knew somehow I’d make a big impact doing whatever it is I chose. I know you feel the same. I know that’s why you’re here. There are so many things I want to achieve before my time comes. I want to design, I want to write, I want to travel, I want to perform on a stage again. Why can’t we have it all?

YOU ONLY HAVE ONE LIFE TO LIVE.

WHY WASTE IT LOOKING OUT THE WINDOW?

 

It can be a struggle at times to decide what is appropriate to chase after and what isn’t. But who are “they” to tell you what’s right or wrong. If it’s in your heart, who can say you don’t deserve it?

This years motto…is world domination. I will no longer play by the rules of the industry. I will move forward and break the barriers that continue to separate us from the Amazons that control this industry. This isn’t child’s play anymore. I’m here to take back what always belonged to us. I’m here to help you change the world. I’m here to show you, you can have everything. No one is stopping you. Are you in?

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Frankie,

Those are strong words, but true to the one who had been in your shoes. You do what you need to do as long as it works. Rules are just regulating principles that people follows, the exercise of authority or control. You can create your own set of rules. You never know how soon someone else will follow them too. Great post!

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