What's stopping you from doing that one thing you've always wanted to do?

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  1. parrster profile image81
    parrsterposted 13 years ago

    What's stopping you from doing that one thing you've always wanted to do?

    Could be anything; fear, money, commitments, faith, friends, family, disability, distance, inexperience, etc

  2. wendi_w profile image60
    wendi_wposted 13 years ago

    fear, no matter the other excuses that we come up with it breaks down to fear of something in most cases. Fear of failure, fear of success, fear of taking the chance, fear of judgement , fear of disapproval. In one way or another it has always been fear.

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      Moeskyposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Absolutely! I'd say that fear is the father of excuse, and if anyone disputes this they haven't asked themselves enough questions.

  3. Captainausume profile image60
    Captainausumeposted 13 years ago

    A lack of direction, I'd have to say. Let's just say my goal is career oriented, and life doesn't come with a GPS. It can be hard to figure out where to turn once you are out of college.

  4. sonia05 profile image60
    sonia05posted 13 years ago

    I am afraid of drowning and have always wanted to learn swimming but till now I have not been able to. I wish to go on cruises but my fear holds me back!

  5. danielleantosz profile image71
    danielleantoszposted 13 years ago

    sometimes fear and lack of experience (for my career path) but for traveling it is money.  I have saved and traveled to Rome and Amsterdam, so I guess its not just "one" thing but a constant travel bug!

  6. Extinct Soul profile image60
    Extinct Soulposted 13 years ago

    Conscience big_smile
    I'm loosing words that could explain it, but it's the one that stops me time and again.

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    kaceybabeposted 13 years ago

    i guess money and mental health is a massive reason for me!

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