There is no guarantee of success, but there is certainly a guarantee of failure if you don’t take that first step. So take it!
Do everything necessary to achieve your goal – almost is never enough. If you’re going to make the effort, then make the full and complete effort. Otherwise, you are wasting your time and energy and you’ll have no one to blame but yourself when you fail.
There are enough difficult obstacles in your way. Don’t allow yourself to become one of them! You can meet the challenges; you can overcome the obstacles; you can achieve your goal. And once you do, you’ll wonder why it took you so long to take that first step and move forward.
Here’s an affirmation that may help when you’re tempted to give in to weakness: “Today I accept my resistance to change and growth—and move forward in spite of it!”