Although it’s unlikely that you and I have ever met I do feel fairly confident that I know something about your past.
My guess is that when you were a toddler learning to take your first steps, when you had the occasional tumble the people around you were not shouting:
“Loser – you’ll never learn to walk.”
Am I right? (And if I’m not I think I’ve just uncovered the main reason why you lack confidence, have low self-esteem and avoid taking risks in life.)
Sadly for many people all that encouragement they received when they were younger tends to disappear when they’re older. But if we’re to enable people to reach higher, to bounce back from setbacks ...