There comes a time when you have to let go of the anxiety, the fear, and the self doubt. You have to get outside of your own head that tells you, you can't do it, you are not smart enough or talented enough. There comes a point where there is no room for the doubt & fear, it is time to make space for more. For more happy, for more positivity, for more dreaming, for more living.
Stop playing the comparison game.
Stop playing the what if game.
Stop caring about what other people think, because the only people that you should value are the ones that would show endless support and love through the oh so terrible times and the oh so magical times. In the wise words of T.Swift "haters gone hate, so shake it off, shake it off." Seriously, shake it off, let it go, move on and take that leap that you have been too scared to take. Give this life the absolute best version of yourself, because you only get one life, and I promise this life is worth taking leaps and risks for.
So what if you fail? At least you tried. Failure teaches you something. It teaches you how to be more humble, how to get back up when you crash, how to fight for something if you truly want it. Put in your best effort, put forward your best self and if you fail don't lose hope, don't give up, shake it off, and get. back. up. Because you only truly fail if you stay down and give up. You only truly fail if you stop dreaming, stop fighting, stop believing and stop loving.
Life is going to knock you around, but you got this.
Love whole heartedly.
Don't. Give. Up.