Are you holding yourself back because of something that happened in your past? Did you ever put yourself out there and got harsh feedback? It has happened to all of us at one time or another. I remember one time it happened when I was 13 years old and recently I realize how this event has impacted my life for the past 20 years. But I can also see that a part of myself was just trying to keep me safe and accepted by my “tribe.” The good news is that you are a stronger person now and can choose how you want to show up in this life. What happened long ago does not have to run your life. When you look back on these events as an adult, you may even laugh at how silly it all looks from your older, wiser perspective.