Posts by Abby Krom

Abby Krom is a psychotherapist in Los Angeles, CA. After learning to manage her own anxious mind, she now helps other overcome fear and worry to move forward in their lives. She also helps release people from an obsessive relationship with food and body image. You can find out more about her at her website www.abbykrom.com.

How to Free Yourself from the Burden of Your Potential

“Changing directions in life is not tragic. Losing passion in life is.”

We all have natural talents, and in some cases, we may have devoted years to honing our skills and turning them into a career. As we’re on the road to achieving our goal or fulfilling our potential, there may be this invisible weight that starts to bear down on us.

That’s because there is a burden of potential. The burden is that fear that we’ll never reach our full potential, and the obligation and pressure we feel when we don’t want to continue on the path we’re on.…