Definition: Schwellenangst (pronounced: 'shwel-en-ahngst); German; noun
1. Fear of embarking on something new; fear of crossing a threshold.
Why I love this word:
Life should be a risk. Life isn't a straight line that you can see clearly from one point to the end. Life takes you on a journey with dips and curves and you never really know what will be around the bend until you turn the corner. This scares many. But that's the beauty of life. Do one thing everyday that scares you that will progress you towards your future, help you learn something about yourself, and just add to your experience.
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