“I have a Fear of Success”

"Oh come on!" I hear you instantly shout, "no-one does that! Everyone wants success, but it's FEAR OF FAILURE that blocks the way." Uh-huh, yup: that's the common ... fallacy? ...Pop-psych myth? ...Reality? Everyone want to believe in the most obvious villain. But some of us are born fearless. Some arrive already riddled with anxiety. …

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Writers Experience Pain. We’re not Gods.

I'm close to death. Oh don't panic - there's no shock diagnosis; no big drama. Everyone's close to death. The news is full of stories of people who wake up to another beautiful day, get the kids off to school then head out to [INSERT COMMON ACTIVITY; ESPECIALLY A FUN ONE] ... and die. These …

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