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Motivation Monday: Are You Scared of Change?

Welcome to the first edition of Motivation Monday, formerly known as Daily Inspiration. I hope you enjoy this new series.

Change is scary, no doubt about it. We all get comfortable with our routine, yet we all have dreams we wish to attain. But, we are scared to upset our routine, scared of reaching outside our comfort zone, scared of change.

Why are we scared to change…scared to reach for our dreams? Fear of failure. However, we must remember, the most successful people on this planet didn’t let failure stop them. They tried, then failed, then tried again, then failed again, and kept going until they reached their dreams. Who were some of these people?

Albert Einstein –

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Didn’t speak until 4 years of age.

Teachers said he would “never amount to much.

Oprah Winfrey

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Told she “Wasn’t fit for television”

Walt Disney

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Told he “Lacked imagination and had no original ideas.

Thomas Edison

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Was told he “Was too stupid to learn anything”

The Beatles

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Rejected by a recording studio and told  “We don’t like their sound They have no future in the recording business.

Dr. Seuss

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His first book was rejected by 27 publishers



Are you scared of change?

Here is an amazing

motivational speech by Peter Dinklage

Change is scary, absolutely and it doesn’t come easy, to which most successful people can attest.

But, aren’t your dreams worth it?

Aren’t you worth it?





PHOTO SOURCE: The above photos are from the video:

Famous People Who Failed Before They Succeeded


About Tamara Hoerner (808 Articles)
I am a student at Hawthorn University working toward a MS degree in Holistic Nutrition. For me, the name Purple Almond symbolizes “Good, nutritious, whole food bringing light and life to the body, awakening the inherent healing mechanisms within.”

6 Comments on Motivation Monday: Are You Scared of Change?

  1. A very motivational post. I’ve always taken these examples of legends to always fill me with inspiration. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Very inspiring !

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