Day 3: One of my Greatest Fears!

When I saw the challenge topic for the day, I had a brief moment of despair. I tend to lean more towards humorous writing and try as I might, I don’t think that I can work that angle on this post. Yes, I can write about my fear for airports, but I think that today calls for a more serious approach.

I think the one thing I constantly find myself worrying about, is not living life to the fullest. Not traveling enough, not seeing the world. We as humans are meant to see the world. It is there for us to explore, and for us to leave our marks on the people around us.


I worry that I don’t laugh nearly as much as I would like. I allow myself to be consumed by the everyday worries like money and work. I guess it’s the times we live in, but I don’t even care about any of those things, I never have; yet I have been sucked in to this plastic world.

I worry that I find some comfort in the way my life is at the moment, and that one day I will blink and all my moments will have passed… And within that, I wonder if I have the balls to break out and live the life I am meant to live.


I guess my greatest fear is that I will never be able to break out of my comfort zone (which is not really all that comfortable at all), and live.


I recently watched The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and it really made me question my life even more! It made me realize that I WANT to stop living out adventures in my head, and push myself to overcome all my fears, because no one can stop me but me…




  • Reply July 3, 2014


    I really enjoyed reading this. What is this writers bootcamp? I wrote an article on fear on my blog which I’m posting tomorrow. I found my biggest fear was actually putting myself out there with my thoughts and ideas for people to actually analyse. My blog is a few days old I’m really nervous… I love reading your stuff 🙂

    • Reply July 4, 2014

      Of Mind

      Thank you for the kind words Sammi! I don’t think you need to be nervous, I had a look at your site and I think you are doing a pretty bang on job yourself. Being true to yourself and writing from the heart is what people appreciate and what makes the blogging world such a popular platform.
      The writers bootcamp is an initiative started by two local bloggers here in SA, where they post a topic each day for 30 days, and various bloggers write and share their work. It’s quite challenging coming up with unique content for each day but I am excited. Hoping that it will help the creative juices flow. Keep on blogging Sammi, and enjoy every darn minute of it 🙂

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