The Fears I Live With
I live with the fear that I will never achieve. That I will never love. That I will leave no legacy.
Achieving something big has been a goal of mine since I was so young. I used to tell myself that the worst bad word was “mediocrity,” that the most dangerous level was average. That if I couldn’t be extraordinary, couldn’t be the best, then what was the point of it at all? I lived in terror of not living up to the ambitions that drove me.
I think part of this is definitely related to this weird mentality I’ve had all my life that…