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E.E. Cummings on Self-Belief

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Idea 💡

“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit”

E.E. Cummings

Reflection 🤔

In order to take smart risks, you must first believe in your ability to handle the outcome. Good or bad, you will find a way to be okay. (Share)

All the greatest payoffs in life come from taking some form of risk. Starting a business, traveling to new places, and even falling in love.

In order to take smart risks, you must first believe in your ability to handle the outcome. Good or bad, you will find a way to be okay. When we trust ourselves, the doors of opportunity open for life become infinitely more interesting and fulfilling.

If you don't have self-belief, you'll never expand beyond where you are now.

Action ✅

Don't opt out of your own life. Trust yourself and take a step toward building a fulfilling life today.

Creator Fact 👤

E.E. Cummings is a classic American poet who wrote 2,900 poems, 4 plays, and 2 novels in his lifetime. But before his success in writing, he 3 months in a French prison.

In 1917, Cummings enlisted to help wounded troops in France. He was outspoken against the war, and also wasn't quiet about his lack of hatred for Germans. This caught French authorities attention, and they arrested him on suspicion of espionage.

Cummings was released 3 months later after being locked away at La Ferté-Macédetention camp in Normandy.

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