When you are being creative you are taking risks. You are walking into the unknown.
To do a Ph.D is to be creative.
To build a business around your natural talents means to innovate.
To write a book is a lot like jumping off a cliff.
To pursue a wish means to risk failure and disappointment.
How come we think we should be able to do all those things on our own and stay cool?
Risk triggers fear and fear can paralyze you, trigger very irrational parts of you that will try to stop you.
It takes a lot of humbleness to go beyond the rim of security.
Let’s at least fight the pressure of having to look cool and “have no problems”.
It is a first step.