"Leap and the net will appear." -John Burroughs
Perfectionism can be a blessing when I don't feel like going to the gym but I wouldn't be able to stand seeing a blank spot on my weight lifting program excel sheet. That motivation has gotten me to workout consistently three times a week for the past 7 months. But most of the time, my perfectionism holds me back and keeps me stuck. It inspires me to procrastinate: oh I can wait to do that until I'm more knowledgable, thinner, fitter, older, wiser, etc. It holds me stuck in fear of failure or change or not being "put together".
And so, despite all of that, I'm jumping this time. I'm following through with my New Years intention of "just do it". The key word being: DO. Yesterday was my last day at my current day job and today I leave for a mountain in upstate New York to do some "wild-womaning" (more on that when I get back!). I'm leaping and trusting that the net will appear and bounce me to the next place of growth. What an exciting ride into the great unknown of possibility!!
"When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." -Lao Tsu