That Which You Feed Will Grow What I Learned This Week

I’m just starting to get myself back in the scheme of things. After taking time off to gather myself, to stabilize my life in terms of my health, I’m back.

This week’s lesson came from several false starts of me trying and failing to get this site back up and write a few articles I’ve been commissioned to do. These required research – tons of it – and a solid block of time with which to organize everything. Stoked to be doing it in the first place, I was more than a little disappointed when it all fell apart each day I tried to execute my plan of attack.

I won’t go into details about what happened. They simply don’t matter to the overall message of this post, which is: If it doesn’t move you forward, don’t focus your energy on it. Let it go. Easier said than done, I know. But hear me out. more That Which You Feed Will Grow What I Learned This Week

What to Do When Loved Ones Don’t Understand Your Hustle 5 Ways to Build a Network of Support

She wouldn’t admit it at first. But a few minutes into an argument about my job is more important than your job, she said it, “I don’t care what you do.” The first thing that popped into my head at that point? Well then, it’s a good thing I care!

I’ve worked as a freelancer in one capacity or another for a decade. That means that for the last 10 years, this woman, this important part of my family, has known all about my line of work. How long he hasn’t cared, that I don’t know. But waiting until now to tell me that – at a point in which my professional life is taking a slight pivot – reminds me just how lonely our line of work can be. more What to Do When Loved Ones Don’t Understand Your Hustle 5 Ways to Build a Network of Support