It's not often that someone comes along and totally destroys your narrative.  

The stories that we tell ourselves are just that: stories.   Not to be confused with reality.  

What then?  

We are all on a level playing field.  It's what we do with what's in front of us that matters.  

If there's fear, you're moving in the right direction.  The opposite is true: if you're comfortable, you're wasting your time.  

Let's take a moment to adjust our lenses.