Then as quickly and as passionately do those thoughts arise, we also experience ones of self-doubt, second-guessing ourselves at every turn. ‘Not to mention that if we waited for everyone’s approval and confidence we thought mattered, we would be waiting an eternity. I have come to realize that this is selfish. Yes, selfish, because there are likely people who need to hear from YOU now, to be changed, encouraged and influenced by your story, your compassion and your journey . . . NOW.
What’s most important is that you select a process that is helpful to ‘you’, productive and as enjoyable as possible. Yes, I tend to be a bit of idealist. That said, I’ve had a lot of practice and successful experience finding the joy in the journey – although some days better wording would be ‘creating the joy’!