A particularly frustrating part of pain is the ability that it has to stop us dead in our tracks IF we allow it. The potential embarrassment of failure freezes us. The possibility for rejection discourages us. The idea of disappointment makes us check out of the game.
Nothing worth having comes easy. If you are ever going to succeed and come to the point where success becomes your default, you must be the person who gives everything you've got at every point in time.
We live in a world of static, white noise, whispers and voices. Constant noise and constant bombardments. Nothing however can create as much noise as the inner workings of a denigrated mind. When we as individuals experience “noise” we can either become attracted to it, or it can down right cause us to cringe.