when in doubt...

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I was talking to someone this week about creativity and self-doubt. We were both having our own personal battles but talking it over with someone else is always such a relief. We know we're not alone but until we hear it from someone else it feels like we are. Don't you think?

I just think that creativity and self-doubt is something that just goes hand in hand. It's good to have some of the latter because it makes us really analyze what we are doing. The trick is not to get on the roller coaster where those feelings prevent us from making forward progress with our ideas.

If you're in the same boat, talk to someone about it. I typically check in with my husband. He offers me a different perspective and he always straightens me out. If you don't have someone handy then just ask yourself, "what is the worst that can happen?". The answer to that question, when it's put into actual  words (not feelings) is generally something much smaller than we imagine.

So just get to it—that's what I'm doing this week!

If you hear a voice within you say "you cannot paint,"
then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
Vincent Van Gogh

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