The problem isn’t that we aim too high and miss, the problem is that we aim too low and hit.
I think this is potentially the “biggest’ reason many people live too small:
2. You Avoid Confrontation at all Costs
It doesn’t matter how horrible things get, you just lower your head and hope life moves on. You cannot imagine bringing up your concerns (no matter how valid they are) because the thought of confrontation makes you sick to your stomach. You let people walk all over you without ever saying a word. What if someone gets angry? What if they say something bad about you? What if things get worse? These are the questions that hold you back from speaking your mind.
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