Hold My Hand Please?

Some people grow up with parents that do everything for them. Wash their clothes, make sure they are fed, drive them to school, to practice, pick them up, buy them their first car and so much more. These things seem like a no brainer for a parent to do right? But then what happens when you go to college, graduate, get a job and start living on your own? Your parents are no longer there to do everything for you. They have backed off and only give advice if you ask for it. You have to figure out everything on your own. All the things your parents used to do, you have to do for yourself. You may be scared of making mistakes or disappointing your parents. But that is all apart of the process of growing up and becoming an adult. When you are a child, you think your parents are perfect and can do no wrong. At a certain age you start to see their fallacy but you are never fully aware of it. They made mistakes while raising you. I am sure there are things they wish they could take back or do over. But now that you are on your own you realize what it takes to take care of yourself. You will make mistakes just like your parents. The idea and action associated with this is to learn from them and keep going. You will eventually get the hang of it. And then you will not have to ask mommy or daddy to hold your hand.


Most people say it is hard to get started. But for me that is not the case. It is easy to get started. The hard part comes with sticking with, maintaining and improving upon what you started. Drive, mental toughness and endurance are all essential to your success. In an older post I talked about grind, hustle, payoff and repeat. I am in the repeat stage. For so long I was doing the first two that I enjoyed the third a little longer than I should have. At least in my mind it seems that way. Now I have to get back to the grind and the hustle. This time I need to make sure I take the time to enjoy the payoff as I go so that I do not become stuck in the payoff stage for too long. Now, it is about how quickly I can get to the repeat without overlooking the payoff. Remember, you need to know and understand what drives you, stay mentally tough and stick with what you want to do even when it gets tough.