I have a dream. And today I’m discouraged and disheartened because my efforts in realizing that dream aren’t going as well as I’d like. It’s so hard sometimes: spending hours that I thought were going to be minutes on one task after another, then discovering a flaw and starting over. Those are just the every-day issues. The worst thing that gets in my way is me: my own discouragement, my own loss of faith that I can do this.
This isn’t the first time I’ve felt like this, and it won’t be the last. I haven’t given up on my dream, and honestly, don’t see that I will. I know there are a lot of people out there just like me, and I hope that what I say next will help you, as it helped me.
I have to remind myself on days like today that how I feel right now will pass, if I let it. And I ‘let it” by taking care of myself in every way. I keep putting one foot in front of the other, I get clear on what’s important, and I find ways of de-stressing and maintaining faith in myself.
Sounds simple. We all know it isn’t.
But it works. I know.
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