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  • Writer's pictureBrian R. Schobel, CPA

The Courage to Begin: Overcoming the Fear of Starting Something New


Embarking on a new journey is like navigating an uncharted ocean, filled with both daunting obstacles and opportunities for growth. The essence of beginning shines brightest when we choose to move forward, despite the unclear path ahead. Starting something new is an act of bravery, a declaration that we value growth over comfort, acknowledging our fears but choosing to press on.


The stories of inventors, artists, and pioneers who faced challenges but persisted remind us that every step forward is a victory. These journeys, marked by both setbacks and milestones, are not just tests but affirmations of our courage, resilience, and creativity. Vincent van Gogh once pondered, "What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?" His words challenge us to embrace the uncertainty and joy of our journeys, recognizing that every ending holds the promise of a new beginning.


As you stand on the brink of your next venture, remember that the courage to begin is about more than just the first step; it's about the journey that unfolds and the person you become along the way. With each new beginning, you're not just starting something; you're evolving into someone braver, wiser, and more resilient. Check us out:


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