No one who ever made a difference in the world asked for permission to do it first. Asking for permission is a gateway to a dependent life. Asking for permission will leave you permanently stranded in the fields of mediocrity. First, you’ll become helpless. Then, you’ll become worthless. The only way to avoid this fate is to always remain certain of yourself. You must remain certain that you can always control your attitude, attention, and your behavior. You have the power to change your life at any time. Here are 5 keys to giving yourself permission to live the life you want.