The emotional backbone I’m using to finish a 50,000 word novel in 30 days.
There’s no doubt that personal development blogs have so much to offer when it comes to learning from other peoples’ mistakes, or producing a shift in your mindset–letting you know that you don’t have to conform to expectations.
But for the next 30 days, I will not be reading any personal development blogs.
I’ve known some people to write off creative work as something unsubstantial. As not real work.
I call bull on that.
The work of an artist, musician, writer, actor, is the lifeblood of entertainment, of inspiration, of feeling.
Sometimes, when working on something that really matters to us, we let a small feeling of doubt reside within ourselves. With every small mistake we make, the feeling can fester and deepen, while every success goes unacknowledged by our overly-critical selves. That feeling can even grow to a point where it sabotages the very work that you were once so passionate about.