Just Do It

Superstition haunts the number 13. It can be lucky or unlucky depending where you are in the world. That’s a good reason not to do this today.

I have always wanted to do this. Admiration for those who have done this before, maybe even awe, has inspired me to dream. I can’t let myself down.

There are too many people around. What if I humiliate myself? They’d all see and laugh and I might even become a you tube sensation. I can’t ruin my life now.

I might inspire someone else. If I do this, others may follow me, be in awe of me, and tell me that they admire me.

But it’s not fame or admiration I want. That is not motivation enough. If I do this, I have to do it for me.

Fear is such a terrible enemy. I am stronger than fear. If I bust through this wall, there is no telling how much farther I will go.

Stop listening to the voice inside. Take a deep breath and swallow the pride, fear, and simply feel the rush of exhilaration.

Just do it. Go. Now.

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