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Life is an Exquisite Journey:

Discover your strengths by asking yourself three questions…

Originally posted on The Cathie Barash Blog:

Believe it or not, many of us fear success as much as we fear failure, and may unconsciously choose not to project our personal power to avoid the possibility of not succeeding. I love this passage from Marianne Williamson’s book A Returnto Love, which so beautifully explains the phenomenon of fearing success, as well as being a light in the world:

 “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do…

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