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One of the primary reasons many people don’t view themselves as creative is because art and creativity are emotional and vulnerable experiences. You have to put yourself out there. You have to try something that might fail.
… Jeffers, you know that regardless of what happens, “You can handle it.” Hence, she says we should, “Feel the fear and do it anyway.”
If we never resolve the emotional pain, then we are forever damaged and crippled in our lives. As a result, we begin avoiding situations that would make us vulnerable to experiencing similar pain again.
…u could have a head full of facts and knowledge, which are easily acquired in an information world. But emotionally, you are stone. You are frozen at the same level you were when you got hurt.
Chasing Perfection Is Killing Your Brand
The numbers are fantastic and the email subscribers are fantastic, but what makes you different? That’s what branding is.
Writing is so beautiful because you’re essentially painting with words.
Back in the day authors were trying to write the next great American novel, now we’re trying to make the next great American blog.
It fuels my fire. That’s probably one of my greatest attributes — when somebody misjudges me or underestimates me, it makes me want to prove them wrong.
Give yourself permission to believe.