How is your day going? I've been experiencing some frustration lately. For a year I've been working online setting up various e-courses and freebies just to share my work and inspiration. I have learned sooo much and it's so much fun to actually learn the tech stuff that goes into an online biz.I didn't think I would like that.
If I were a millionaire, I would do art all day long, and never think about money. However, I was not born with a silver spoon, nor have I found the right "recipe" for success. It's a bit like fumbling in the dark with a weak flashlight. You see glimpses of possibilities and walk in the direction of the light. I get excited easily about the next new thing. Bright, shiny new, syndrome maybe. I have had more learning and coaching in the last year than I have all of my life since I left college. It's a beautiful thing, but...
Though I have gained a lot of insights and strategies, it always comes down to my own self. What do I really want to do? It can get very confusing some times, especially when income is at stake. I have done a lot of things in my life that I'm qualified to teach, but I'm not sure I put out the confidence to people who might benefit from my work.
I have no doubt in the quality of my art, but I doubt myself many times. It comes down to beliefs and old feelings of unworthiness. But who cares about that now. I'm ready to fly!
People say, get a job. Get back to reality; don't be such a dreamer.
I have pretty thick skin by now. People can keep their opinions. No way am I going back to the grind. Life is too short and too beautiful to waste on the rat race.
I will have to change my belief that my dream is possible, or not possible.
People who grow up with a prosperity mentality might not have a problem believing in manifesting dreams, but if you come from a belief that money is hard to come by or you have to work hard for your money or you don't want to be more successful than your parents, you have a problem.
I have taken up tapping (if you don't know what it is, go to YouTube and search the term,) and I find it very soothing. The old patterns have to change in the brain, and I believe it's doable. It will take effort and commitment, and sometimes that is hard to pursue.
Basically, I have to change my beliefs to reach my goal, which is a fun, inspiring, easy, and lucrative art career. It's never too late. There is something bright inside of me that says 'never give up on the dream."
What beliefs are you struggling with? Please share. Even successful people had negative beliefs at some point.
I truly wish you to have success in living your dream.
P.S. If you're stuck creatively, you can try my free Get Unstuck course:http://mariagreene.org/get-unstuck/
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