The Shackles Of Mediocrity.

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” – M. Twain. Why?

The masses are small-minded. Most are excessively lazy and procrastinate hard tasks for fear of failure. They want quick, easy fixes to life’s problems. Since that is a pipe dream, they stay shackled to mediocrity.

“Things don’t change. We change.” – D. Thoreau

You can have the life of your dreams, fiscal freedom, traveling, be the boss, anything you want. But you must free yourself from the safety and comfortableness of the masses.

Splitting off from the crowd is scary. Even if you hate the crowd, most won’t do it. Most aren’t willing to take off the chains of their alleged security and risk the freedom that comes when you live on your terms.

Mediocrity is easy. Just put forth enough energy to get by without getting screamed at. Most live this way and will always live this way.

Most think that if they are bad at a task, they are bad. Because their self-esteem is tied to the task and its outcome, any failure is evidence they aren’t good enough. This is exactly why they stay chained to “ho-hum”.

If you aren’t willing to fail, you can’t learn from mistakes. If you never learn, you’ll never be free.

“To be normal is the ideal aim of the unsuccessful” – C. Jung

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