I Finally Understand Why People Fear Being Successful

If You Do Not Learn the Secret, Your Success Will Always Be Limited

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I use to always think of success in an overly simplistic way and judge people who did not strive for self-improvement because I thought they were lazy.

Success is not an endpoint, but a beginning.

As you accumulate levels of success you start to realize that being smart, hardworking and diligent is what creates a successful person, but being smart, hardworking and diligent is exhausting. It can be tiring to be reliable and responsible.

You cannot keep giving and giving while your responsibilities, dreams and goals continue to grow and grow.

Poor self-preservation will exhaust you so much that you will start seeing success as the enemy, instead of your lack of adequate boundaries.

It can be hard, always producing, completing, striving and working towards goals.

You will realize that you do not need to put a ceiling on your potential because you can grow infinitely, as long as you care about yourself as much as you care about your success.

You need to learn to live a life of balance, so that you can strive to great heights daily, without the dreaded burnout reappearing cyclically.

It can be hard to fathom taking on more when you are barely staying above water with what you are dealing with now.

Whether we are dealing with a rut, a mental health issue or are overwhelmed by a lack of support from those around you and yourself, we all reach points in our life where we feel that we simply cannot take on one more thing without imploding.

Stop blaming your to-do list for your stress, anxiety and exhaustion and start looking at your poor boundaries, non-existant self-love and absentee self-respect because they are the true enemies in your life.

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I write about issues that are near and dear to my heart, with the hope that my stories, experiences, and struggles may empower others: amanlitt.ca

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