Sometimes our lizard brains build mountains where only roads exist — mainly so we have an excuse not to venture down them. One side of our brain is naturally built to warn of danger and the other is all too apt to believe it. It is in this tension that even fiction can become friction that slows us down and keeps us from tackling the task at hand. Overcoming the challenges of our lives often comes from staring this friction in its face and seeing it for what it really is — the fear of what we are fully capable of…

Patrick Rhone – When Friction is Fiction.