[Music] personal growth is hard because it’s uncomfortable it’s uncomfortable because of the fear of the unknown the threat of ridicule the possibility of disappointment not just disappointment in myself but disappointing everyone around me that I care about too many elephants experience something similar when being trained as infants they’re often tied to small stakes in short chains and at the time they can’t break free even though they try but soon after repeated frustration in agony they stop trying as they grow they could easily break free but they don’t because they’ve been conditioned to believe they can’t and that trying is painful this is how I felt in 2008 afraid of an unexpected unknown scared to try something different conditioned to think my crazy idea wouldn’t work but I decided to take a risk I decided to let go what happened next whoa I still can’t [Music] you