Habit #4 Stop Hiding Start Communicating

52 Habits to Change My Life

Rebecca Scott
5 min readJul 13, 2022

We all have dreams and aspirations.

Photo by Thomas Serer on Unsplash

But there is a problem with a dream. It only makes sense in your head. You are the only one who can see that destination. You are the only one who can see the view from the stage to the cheering crowd. You are the only one who can see the game-winning goal.

The problems with your dream don’t end there.

We hide what we are thinking about because we know others will not understand. Others will tell us to take the safer road towards what they know and understand. Yet, you know you’ll never be fulfilled, challenged and happy there.

We are afraid of both getting hurt and disappointing others. We are afraid to fall when we miss the ball and slip on the grass. We are afraid we will walk out onto the stage and forget every note. After the failure who will be there?

Hate to break it to you. But only you will be there after a failure.

Others might be there. Often they’ll be offering you condolences of good job. Nice try. Maybe next time. Eventually, followed by did you know company XYZ is hiring?

Yeah. I know they are hiring but that is not a box I’ll ever be comfortable in. You are still hungry for another chance despite the…

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Rebecca Scott

I’m a student of life, Canadian East Coast girl just trying to earn my Crazy Aunt Mug and share my journey to where I am going.